Back together again – nursery children spread joy at Braintree care home

By 27th May, 2022 News Comments Off

Children from a Bocking nursery were back visiting delighted elderly residents of a nearby care home after more than two years away.

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Fun as our care homes celebrate Dignity Week

By 17th February, 2022 News Comments Off

Residents and team members at our two care homes in Bocking, near Braintree, held a special Dignity Week to shine a light on dignity and diversity in care. Read More

Care home team go the extra mile to raise over £2,500 on behalf of colleague diagnosed with cancer

By 2nd February, 2022 News Comments Off

Care home staff collectively ran 900 miles across January, raising thousands of pounds towards stem cell transplants on behalf of a colleague diagnosed with blood cancer. Read More

You must be kidding! Christmas cuddles for care home residents from baby goats

By 9th December, 2021 News Comments Off

A special Christmas visit brought joy to care home residents in Braintree when six baby pygmy goats came calling. Read More

Team Sonnet wins coveted COVID award for residential care

By 2nd August, 2021 News Comments Off

The team at The New Deanery Care Home in Braintree has been announced as the regional ‘Social Care Covid Heroes’ at the East of England Great British Care Awards.

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Care home team members chosen to enjoy a night of glamour

By 6th July, 2021 News Comments Off

Seven excited team members from our Braintree care home have been chosen at random to represent the homes at a glittering awards ceremony and gala dinner. Read More

Eight-hour relay unites community to raise over £1,000 for Covid relief in India

By 17th May, 2021 News Comments Off

Residents from our Braintree care home took part in an eight-hour relay with children and churchgoers from the local community to raise over £1,000 for India as the country grapples with the Covid-19 outbreak. Read More

The New Deanery praised for ‘going extra mile’ in providing compassionate end of life care

By 24th February, 2021 News Comments Off

Judges of a prestigious national award recognising exceptional quality of care for those in the later stages of their lives have praised the compassionate teams at two Braintree care homes for ‘going the extra mile’ with their residents. Read More

One of Braintree’s oldest residents celebrates her 106th birthday

By 28th September, 2020 News Comments Off

A Braintree great, great grandmother celebrated her 106th birthday in style, with singing, a special cake and stories about her childhood in north Essex. Read More

Our latest residents and relatives survey results for 2020 are out

By 27th August, 2020 News Comments Off

The team at The New Deanery care home are delighted with the results of the our most recent independent residents and relatives survey. Read More