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By Haddenham Webteam - 3rd December 2016 12:30pm
National Charity Abbeyfield announces Open Day and new ensuite facilities in Haddenham
The Abbeyfield residential care home based at Stonehill House in Churchway is delighted to announce an Open Day on 16th December (10am — 12 noon) as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight that no elderly person should be alone this Christmas. The public are invited to view five new fully functioning ensuite rooms, each available to use as living space, and enjoy coffee, tea and mince pies.
House Manager, Lindsey McGibbon, who has been with the care home since it opened in 1985 and was awarded The Great British Care Awards South East Manager of the Year in 2010, highlights that this new site development is a welcome improvement:
"We are a unique small 'home from home' house with eleven bedrooms, our caring staff promote independence whilst looking after resident's individual needs. We cook from fresh and have been awarded Food Hygiene, Scores on the Door 5**** (excellent)".
The new ensuite facilities will mean that elderly residents will benefit from improved privacy, modern living, and higher standards of infection control.
Current resident at Abbeyfield, Stonehill House, Haddenham states, "I can only say I have been happy in Abbeyfield since I came and continue to feel thankful that I am in such a caring retirement home". "The staff are very friendly, helpful and welcoming", states a visiting hairdresser.
Abbeyfield Residential Care Home, Stonehill House in Haddenham is keen to highlight that no elderly person needs to be alone this Christmas, and that at Stonehill House, it is clear that the elderly residents agree.
The home welcomes people with elderly relatives to come and take a look and see for themselves as to why Abbeyfield Residential Care Home, Stonehill House in Haddenham is so unique. Open Day 16th December 10-12 noon.
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