I wanted to thank you once again for the excellent care which Daddy received from you and from all the Summerdown and Pentlow staff during his stay. He really could not have been in a better place for this closing chapter of his life, and once he had settled in and got to know the staff he was really happy to be so well looked after.

— A Canford Resident's Family



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Residents at Willows Care Home were recently invited to join in with a garden project at a local school. The residents were shown around the different areas at the school where gardening takes place, including the special ‘dome’ greenhouse.

Awards 2016

Canford Healthcare have recently been named by as one of the Top 20 Recommended Mid-Size Care Home Groups for 2016.

The awards highlight the most recommended care home groups in the UK and are based on over 55,000 reviews and recommendations received between 15th February 2014 to 15th February 2016.

Heathlands Relaxation Amongst all the exciting events going on at the home, sometimes everyone just wants to chill out and relax. A good and healthy way of doing this is by getting involved in some of the seated yoga and gentle exercises that goes on at the home.

Mayflower Carer of the Month Award for February 2016 was presented to Richard Rossiter, Healthcare Assistant on Opal Unit. Richard has worked at Mayflower Care Home since May 2012, working on a number of different units before settling in to his role on Opal Unit. Richard has been working very hard over the past few months with his NVQ work and there has been a notable change in his motivation and enthusiasm in applying what he has learnt to resident care.

Mayflower Care Home Awards

Mayflower Care Home Awards were launched at the start of this year and residents, relatives and staff have been nominating individuals who have inspired, achieved and excelled in their roles. There were many nominations in the first month, and the winners were two outstanding members of staff.

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It was comforting for my family to know that he was being looked after by caring and dedicated staff throughout his short stay, who made his final days as comfortable and pain free as possible.

— A Canford Resident's Family