5th April 2018

Easter Bonnet Parade at Wetherby Manor

Residents at Wetherby Manor enjoyed the Easter weekend with families and friends and a host of fun activities, from Easter Egg Treasure Hunts to an Easter Bonnet Parade accompanied by delicious homemade Easter cupcakes and coffee.

The stunning array of bonnets, created during craft activity sessions, featured all things Easter from rabbits, chicks and lambs to flowers and eggs plus ladybirds and butterflies.

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19th March 2018

‘Three Wishes’ Takes Off at The Manor House Gosforth

Each resident at The Manor House Gosforth is taking part in some very special activities thanks to the home’s Three Wishes programme.

“If there’s anything our residents have always wished they could do, we’re trying our best to make sure they can,” explained Richard Dobinson, lifestyle coordinator at The Manor House.

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1st February 2018

Putting Favourite Foods Back on the Menu - Catering for Dysphagia

Hadrian Healthcare Group executive chef Oliver Smith leads the catering teams based at each of the group's care homes. Oliver is also head chef at the group's Wetherby Manor care home and meets residents every day. Here he talks about Hadrian Healthcare's approach to preparing nutritious, tasty and attractive food for residents with dysphagia, a condition of the swallowing system.

At Hadrian Healthcare we believe that all residents, no matter what their capacity or condition, should have the right to eat tasty and beautiful food. The old fashioned image of care catering as bowls of pureed dinners, thrown together and blended, has cursed our industry and given both the public and chefs the wrong idea about the skill, knowledge and creativity required to produce great food for all care home residents.

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21st December 2017

Oulton Manor Christmas Collection for Leeds Children's Charity

Oulton Manor staff, residents and their families have donated Christmas presents to Leeds Children's Charity.

Each year the charity organises a collection across the city, in conjunction with the council's social services department, for boys and girls aged 7 to 11 from disadvantaged families.

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10th November 2017

"Outstanding built environment and exceptional care" - Wetherby Manor

Knight Frank's Luxury Care Home Guide 2018 is now available and features Wetherby Manor, winner of the inaugral UK Luxury Care Home award.

Wetherby Manor was one of four finalists selected by an independent panel of judges from over 200 care homes listed in the guide.

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