Nightingales trio take to the skies in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society

Nightingales trio take to the skies in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society

Our energetic team is never known to duck a challenge and our head of  Home Care Donna Roche,  Kim Thomas, head of Nettlestead Care home  and Joanna Nykiel head of Priors Mead  will be taking part in a SkyDive on 21st October to fund-raise for the Alzheimer’s Society. Read More >

Nightingales appoints management team as new directors

Nightingales appoints management team as new directors

From left to right: Kim Thomas, Donna Roche and Joanna Nykiel – Nightingales’ new directors

Nightingales, a family led company that has been providing care to the elderly for over 30 years has appointed three of its senior management team as directors; Donna Roche, head of homecare, Kim Thomas manager of Nettlestead care home in Bromley, and Joanna Nykiel who heads up Priors Mead care home in Reigate. Read More >

Baking Afternoon

Baking Afternoon

A popular activity at Nettlestead Care Home is baking, and particular cup-cakes, although there is some suspicion that it was not just for the pleasure of cooking.

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Flower Arranging

Flower Arranging

Everyone enjoys fresh-cut flowers but the residents of Nettlestead Care Home enjoy going one-stage further and doing their own flower arranging. Apart from an opportunity for a good chat as each compares their efforts with the other, they also brighten up the residents’ rooms and public areas with the next session always in time to replace those passing their best.

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Nettlestead Rock & Roll

Nettlestead Rock & Roll

On Saturday 22nd August, Nettlestead hosted the Nightingales annual Summer Party.

With the sun shining, the garden was transformed into a traditional beach scene, complete with seagulls, beach balls and fish & chips. Live music was provided by the Vagas Rat Pack who played a medley of old favourites from Dean Martin to Frank Sinatra. Read More >

Summer Party and open evening

Summer Party and open evening

We hosted our Summer Party in June which was a roaring success, even if we do say so ourselves. On 21st June 2014, our Nettlestead Care Home was transformed into a ‘Last Night at the Proms’ styled party which was attended residents and a good number of our HomeCare clients, each of whom certainly added to the party atmosphere! Read More >

Echoes of a ‘bingo’

Echoes of a ‘bingo’

You may have heard the distant echoes of a ‘bingo’ call or the steady plucks of a guitar emanating from Nettlestead Bromley Retirement home and we thought it would be a good idea to introduce the man behind the noise.

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Easter is upon us

Easter is upon us

Easter is upon us – we love this time of year, spring flowers and blossom on the trees as our beautiful gardens once again stir into life for us all to enjoy.

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Mothers Day at Nettlestead

Mothers Day at Nettlestead

Obviously mothers should be celebrated everyday but, there is one day of the year reserved especially for that, and it was yesterday. Sons and daughters everywhere took the opportunity to show their mums just how much they mean to them.

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Leeds Castle Picnic

Leeds Castle Picnic

Taking advantage of the wonderful weather, six residents and six carers from Nettlestead care home in Bromley enjoyed a wonderful picnic at beautiful Leeds Castle.

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