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Coffee Morning☕️

#coffeemorning #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #loughborough

Coffee Morning☕️

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The new home is it going to be nursing or residential?

If you are looking to try something new and rewarding Abbeyfield Loughborough Society has currently got job opportunities available within our home. We currently have positions available due to the opening of our new 33 bedded care home in August this year, on the same site as our current 31 bedded care home. 

We are looking to welcome Night Senior Care Worker, Senior Day Care Worker, Care Worker, Night Care Worker and Domestic/ Laundry Assistant to join our team.
 
Please call 01509 266605 for more information or email julie.king@abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk 
For more details on Jobs follow this link to our websites Job Vacancies page https://abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk/job-vacancies/
Thanks!

#abbeyfieldsociety #abbeyfieldloughborough #Loughborough #jobadvert #dementiacare #carehome #jobopportunity

If you are looking to try something new and rewarding Abbeyfield Loughborough Society has currently got job opportunities available within our home. We currently have positions available due to the opening of our new 33 bedded care home in August this year, on the same site as our current 31 bedded care home.

We are looking to welcome Night Senior Care Worker, Senior Day Care Worker, Care Worker, Night Care Worker and Domestic/ Laundry Assistant to join our team.

Please call 01509 266605 for more information or email julie.king@abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk
For more details on Jobs follow this link to our websites Job Vacancies page abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk/job-vacancies/
Thanks!

#abbeyfieldsociety #abbeyfieldloughborough #Loughborough #jobadvert #dementiacare #carehome #jobopportunity
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🌞Its summer! 🦀🐟Its our Seaside Day! 

We arranged an array of summer activities to entertain our residents including tin can alley, hook a duck, mini golf and table skittles. They also enjoyed being entertained by Punch & Judy followed by traditional fish and chips and ice-cream.🍦🍧

#seasideday #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety

🌞It's summer! 🦀🐟It's our Seaside Day!

We arranged an array of summer activities to entertain our residents including tin can alley, hook a duck, mini golf and table skittles. They also enjoyed being entertained by Punch & Judy followed by traditional fish and chips and ice-cream.🍦🍧

#seasideday #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety
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Looked like a fabulous day!

It was lovely to see mum enjoying herself.. me as well lol x

Brilliant, what fun!

Pets as therapy, thank you for visiting us!🐶

#petsastherapy #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #loughborough

'Pets as therapy', thank you for visiting us!🐶

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We loved the singing, thank you Eleanor🎤🎼 for performing all the songs, we sang along and waved along to the music.  We also do some painting🎨 and spent time at sensory garden.🌸
  
#show #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #loughborough  
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We loved the singing, thank you Eleanor🎤🎼 for performing all the songs, we sang along and waved along to the music. We also do some painting🎨 and spent time at sensory garden.🌸

#show #activities #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #Loughborough
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We enjoyed a nice sunny afternoon🌞 at our sensory garden, and making some homemade bird feeder. 

p.s. we must wear a hat👒 to protect away from strong sunshine

#loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldloughborough #abbeyfieldsociety

We enjoyed a nice sunny afternoon🌞 at our sensory garden, and making some homemade bird feeder.

p.s. we must wear a hat👒 to protect away from strong sunshine

#Loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldloughborough #abbeyfieldsociety
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The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides specialist dementia care, and is run by a committed Board of Trustees.

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individuals to work in our 2 care homes based in Loughborough, Westfield House and Ingleside House. We currently have positions available due to the opening of our new 33 bedded care home in August this year, on the same site as our current 31 bedded care home. We’re now hiring following positions:

• Senior Day Care Worker
• Day/ Night Care Worker
• Evening Domestic Assistant

⭐️Senior Day Care Worker
* You will need to have 2 years relevant experience in a health or social care setting working with older people.
* NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent
* Able to demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of older people
* Be able to effectively supervise individuals and a team.
Working at Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff who all come together as a team to provide the best support and environment for our residents.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £12.71 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay

⭐️Day/ Night Care Worker
We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full training for our staff members new and old and there is always on-going training, learning and development to be had within our home.

Working at Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is not just a job. Our staff and residents build close bonds and staff come together as a team to provide the best care, support and environment for our resident’s and their families. We are very proud of our dedicated staff, and you could be part of that team.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £9.95-£10.37 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay

⭐️Evening Domestic Assistant
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individual to work 16 hours per week as an Evening Domestic Assistant. You will work as part of the Housekeeping Team under supervision of the Housekeeper, complying with infection control standards to provide and maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the Care Home.

We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full and on-going training for all our staff members.

Working at Westfield House is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff.

There is always plenty going on in our home for our staff and residents to take part in including summer garden parties, coffee mornings, themed activities and events which are held throughout the year.

If you would like to come and have an informal chat and view the care home (subject to lateral flow test) you are welcome to do so. Please contact us to arrange a suitable time.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £9.90 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay
 
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If you are looking for a rewarding career please contact us on 01509 266605 for further information. You are welcome to come and meet with us and have an informal chat.

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COVID-19 considerations:
Regular lateral and PCR testing carried out.
All staff need to be double vaccinated for Covid 19, and be prepared to comply with any future vaccination programme, unless medically exempt.

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides specialist dementia care, and is run by a committed Board of Trustees.

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individuals to work in our 2 care homes based in Loughborough, Westfield House and Ingleside House. We currently have positions available due to the opening of our new 33 bedded care home in August this year, on the same site as our current 31 bedded care home. We’re now hiring following positions:

• Senior Day Care Worker
• Day/ Night Care Worker
• Evening Domestic Assistant

⭐️Senior Day Care Worker
* You will need to have 2 years relevant experience in a health or social care setting working with older people.
* NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent
* Able to demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of older people
* Be able to effectively supervise individuals and a team.
Working at Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff who all come together as a team to provide the best support and environment for our residents.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £12.71 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay

⭐️Day/ Night Care Worker
We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full training for our staff members new and old and there is always on-going training, learning and development to be had within our home.

Working at Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is not just a job. Our staff and residents build close bonds and staff come together as a team to provide the best care, support and environment for our resident’s and their families. We are very proud of our dedicated staff, and you could be part of that team.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £9.95-£10.37 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay

⭐️Evening Domestic Assistant
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and team focused individual to work 16 hours per week as an Evening Domestic Assistant. You will work as part of the Housekeeping Team under supervision of the Housekeeper, complying with infection control standards to provide and maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the Care Home.

We are a varied team of all different ages and walks of life, and not all of our staff are from a care background. If you are looking to try something different and rewarding but haven’t previously worked in the care industry, we provide full and on-going training for all our staff members.

Working at Westfield House is not only a job, but it’s a home from home. Our staff and residents build close bonds and we are very proud of our dedicated staff.

There is always plenty going on in our home for our staff and residents to take part in including summer garden parties, coffee mornings, themed activities and events which are held throughout the year.

If you would like to come and have an informal chat and view the care home (subject to lateral flow test) you are welcome to do so. Please contact us to arrange a suitable time.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £9.90 per hour

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay

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If you are looking for a rewarding career please contact us on 01509 266605 for further information. You are welcome to come and meet with us and have an informal chat.

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COVID-19 considerations:
Regular lateral and PCR testing carried out.
All staff need to be double vaccinated for Covid 19, and be prepared to comply with any future vaccination programme, unless medically exempt.
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At Abbeyfield we aim to make a difference for our residents by providing facilities and activities that are designed specifically for those living with dementia. 👵👴

We provide items designed specifically for those living with dementia, such as dolls🐻👶 and interactive cats and dogs🐶🐱, to give pleasure to residents. Stroking a cat or dog can be soothing and so help reduce anxiety, and ‘caring’ for them can bring a renewed sense of purpose.

#loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety

At Abbeyfield we aim to make a difference for our residents by providing facilities and activities that are designed specifically for those living with dementia. 👵👴

We provide items designed specifically for those living with dementia, such as dolls🐻👶 and interactive cats and dogs🐶🐱, to give pleasure to residents. Stroking a cat or dog can be soothing and so help reduce anxiety, and ‘caring’ for them can bring a renewed sense of purpose.

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Black cat - ‘Good Boy’ has been amazing for one resident and has been a real help in calming resident when a little unsure! They really do work!

Ah that’s where my mums yellow duck is, I will come and collect that! 😁

Miss you all

If you are looking to try something new and rewarding, The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society has currently got job opportunities available within our home. We are looking to welcome to our team a General Manager. 

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides specialist person-centred dementia care. The Society is run by a committed Board of Trustees and as General Manager you will work closely with the trustees to strategically lead the Society to ensure the provision of excellent services and the continuation of an effective highly regarded, and financially viable organisation.

Westfield House currently provides 31 beds for dementia care, with Ingleside House providing a further 33 beds on the same site when it opens in August 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity to combine care with business knowledge to expand your skills within the care sector, motivating and leading a dedicated team of staff and creating a professional culture within the care industry.

As a not for profit organisation we reinvest in our homes to ensure we provide a caring, homely and safe environment for our residents along with a working environment that supports, nurtures and rewards our staff for their hard work.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated, committed and driven candidate who will have experience at a high level in the care sector, along with strong financial and marketing skills.
You will hold a relevant management qualification e.g. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent and have worked in a management position in a relevant care setting, of which the last 2 years included financial and business management experience.

You will also need excellent leadership, organisational and management skills, with the ability to motivate and empower your staff to provide the best possible standard of care for our residents.
In return we will offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop your skills through a personal training and development package, within a friendly and caring environment.

You will need to be/willing to be fully vaccinated against Covid19, including the booster programme, unless medically exempt.

Salary: £52,000 pa

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay
· Pension scheme
· Free DBS check
· Blue Light card offering discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants, etc

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
-All staff and visitors are required to carry out regular lateral flow tests.
-All staff must be/willing to be fully vaccinated for Covid19 and willing to follow any future booster programme, unless medically exempt.

Please call 01509 266605 for more information or email julie.king@abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk 

Thanks!

#abbeyfieldloughborough #Loughborough #jobadvert #dementiacare #carehome #jobopportunity

If you are looking to try something new and rewarding, The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society has currently got job opportunities available within our home. We are looking to welcome to our team a General Manager.

The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that provides specialist person-centred dementia care. The Society is run by a committed Board of Trustees and as General Manager you will work closely with the trustees to strategically lead the Society to ensure the provision of excellent services and the continuation of an effective highly regarded, and financially viable organisation.

Westfield House currently provides 31 beds for dementia care, with Ingleside House providing a further 33 beds on the same site when it opens in August 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity to combine care with business knowledge to expand your skills within the care sector, motivating and leading a dedicated team of staff and creating a professional culture within the care industry.

As a not for profit organisation we reinvest in our homes to ensure we provide a caring, homely and safe environment for our residents along with a working environment that supports, nurtures and rewards our staff for their hard work.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated, committed and driven candidate who will have experience at a high level in the care sector, along with strong financial and marketing skills.
You will hold a relevant management qualification e.g. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent and have worked in a management position in a relevant care setting, of which the last 2 years included financial and business management experience.

You will also need excellent leadership, organisational and management skills, with the ability to motivate and empower your staff to provide the best possible standard of care for our residents.
In return we will offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop your skills through a personal training and development package, within a friendly and caring environment.

You will need to be/willing to be fully vaccinated against Covid19, including the booster programme, unless medically exempt.

Salary: £52,000 pa

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

We also offer:-
· Long service enhancements after 2, 5 and 10 years’ service
· 28 days annual leave
· Company sick pay
· Pension scheme
· Free DBS check
· Blue Light card offering discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants, etc

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
-All staff and visitors are required to carry out regular lateral flow tests.
-All staff must be/willing to be fully vaccinated for Covid19 and willing to follow any future booster programme, unless medically exempt.

Please call 01509 266605 for more information or email julie.king@abbeyfieldloughborough.co.uk

Thanks!

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🎸Ukulele Performance by Dave🎸 
We all engaged to the Ukulele show, waved the pompoms alongside the music🎼 . Dave played lots of well-known songs, chatted with our residents, made jokes and happiness in this afternoon . 😆

#AbbeyfieldWeek #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #Ukueleperformance

🎸Ukulele Performance by Dave🎸
We all engaged to the Ukulele show, waved the pompoms alongside the music🎼 . Dave played lots of well-known songs, chatted with our residents, made jokes and happiness in this afternoon . 😆

#AbbeyfieldWeek #Loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #ukueleperformance
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🍰Royal Jubilee Cake Decoration🍰

These are the Platinum Jubilee cakes decorated by our residents that we love,😍 which one you like the most? ❤️💙🤍

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #Cakedecoration

🍰Royal Jubilee Cake Decoration🍰

These are the Platinum Jubilee cakes decorated by our residents that we love,😍 which one you like the most? ❤️💙🤍

#AbbeyfieldWeek #queensplatinumjubilee #Loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #cakedecoration
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💃A Playful Jubilee Show🕺

We watched a playful and funny Jubilee show in the centre of our lounge.  They made a lot of jokes😂 and sang a range of patriotic music like ‘God save the Queen’.  Our residents enjoyed very much as some of them started to dance and sang along with the music. 🎤🎼
   
#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #Jubileeshow

💃A Playful Jubilee Show🕺

We watched a playful and funny Jubilee show in the centre of our lounge. They made a lot of jokes😂 and sang a range of patriotic music like ‘God save the Queen’. Our residents enjoyed very much as some of them started to dance and sang along with the music. 🎤🎼

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #Jubileeshow
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🏀Let’s keep everybody fit⚽️

Exercise is vital for keep the body health like the eye to hand coordination, and better circulation.  When music play, they used foam balls and a boxing pad🥊 to warm up their neck, arms and legs. A recent visit of professional fitness instructor delivered an exercise session to our residents with fun activities.  

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #GenerationSport

🏀Let’s keep everybody fit⚽️

Exercise is vital for keep the body health like the eye to hand coordination, and better circulation. When music play, they used foam balls and a boxing pad🥊 to warm up their neck, arms and legs. A recent visit of professional fitness instructor delivered an exercise session to our residents with fun activities.

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #GenerationSport
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🌸Hanging Basket🌸

❤️Millions of thanks to our residents and family, weve planted the hanging baskets in the garden for Loughborough in Bloom🌺🌷, which were being hung on the front of the building. We designed, we made, and we experienced a memorable day as we engaged in chit chat about gardening and socialised with family members.💕

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #Jubileeplanters #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #hangingbasket

🌸Hanging Basket🌸

❤️Millions of thanks to our residents and family, we've planted the hanging baskets in the garden for Loughborough in Bloom🌺🌷, which were being hung on the front of the building. We designed, we made, and we experienced a memorable day as we engaged in chit chat about gardening and socialised with family members.💕

#AbbeyfieldWeek #queensplatinumjubilee #jubileeplanters #Loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety #hangingbasket
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Plenty of food, smiles and fun in the Queens Platinum Jubilee street party event, everyones enjoyed!😋
#streetparty #jubileeweekend #jubileebankholiday #queenelizabeth #dementiacare

Plenty of food, smiles and fun in the Queen's Platinum Jubilee street party event, everyone's enjoyed!😋
#streetparty #jubileeweekend #jubileebankholiday #queenelizabeth #dementiacare
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A few pictures from our Street Party and royal Tea & memories session over the Jubilee bank holiday 🇬🇧

#streetparty #jubileeweekend #jubileebankholiday #queenelizabeth #dementiacare

A few pictures from our Street Party and royal Tea & memories session over the Jubilee bank holiday 🇬🇧

#streetparty #jubileeweekend #jubileebankholiday #queenelizabeth #dementiacare
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☀️Under a big sunny day☀️, Jubilee planting in Abbeyfield Loughborough is underway!  🌳Planting up of red, white and blue bedding plants is our first round activity to commemorate the Queen’s Jubilee.  🎉

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #Jubileeplanters #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety

☀️Under a big sunny day☀️, Jubilee planting in Abbeyfield Loughborough is underway! 🌳Planting up of red, white and blue bedding plants is our first round activity to commemorate the Queen’s Jubilee. 🎉

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #Jubileeplanters #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety
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Get ready for the Queens Platinum Jubilee, alongside with our Abbeyfield Week celebration (1 – 12/6)!🥳🥳 A list of activities have been organised to our residents, full list here~🤩🤩

#AbbeyfieldWeek #QueensPlatinumJubilee #loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety

Get ready for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, alongside with our Abbeyfield Week celebration (1 – 12/6)!🥳🥳 A list of activities have been organised to our residents, full list here~🤩🤩

#AbbeyfieldWeek #queensplatinumjubilee #Loughborough #dementiacare #abbeyfieldsociety
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