Brunelcare news

All the latest news and events from Brunelcare

Home /
Brunelcare news
Image for Looking back: Christine’s story
07 Jul 20

Looking back: Christine’s story

Christine Watkins, 87, shares the story of her time as a warden at Brunelcare, and what later life is like living at Colliers Gardens.

Reading time: 4 minutes

Image for Rising to the challenge: Ava’s Fundraiser
02 Jul 20

Rising to the challenge: Ava’s Fundraiser

11-year-old Ava Reynolds has raised an incredible £200 for Brunelcare with her baked goods, purchasing two android tablets for our Waverley Gardens Extra Care Housing site.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for Crowdfunding for Brunelcare
29 Jun 20

Crowdfunding for Brunelcare

After joining a Q&A video call for friends and family of those living in our care, Tessa Holmes and her mother Hilary Green have created a fundraiser to support the cost of PPE and safeguarding equipment at Brunelcare.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for Loneliness Awareness Week 2020
17 Jun 20

Loneliness Awareness Week 2020

This Loneliness Awareness Week, we want to encourage an open conversation about loneliness.

Reading time: 3 minutes

Image for Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2020
05 Jun 20

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2020

On Volunteers’ Week 2020, we are recognising the wonderful contributions our volunteers have made across all areas of the Brunelcare community.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for Skip for social care: James’ fundraiser
28 May 20

Skip for social care: James’ fundraiser

James Byrne, 16, will be skipping for 20 minutes every day to raise money for Brunelcare.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for The 500 Mile Challenge: Kath’s Fundraiser
19 May 20

The 500 Mile Challenge: Kath’s Fundraiser

Our Digital Marketing Coordinator, Kath Embling, is running an incredible 510 miles for Brunelcare, to help raise money during this challenging time.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for Dementia advice during lockdown
14 May 20

Dementia advice during lockdown

For Dementia Action Week 2020, Brunelcare’s dementia lead, Stuart Wright, gives his advice on living with Dementia, or caring for a loved one with Dementia, during lockdown.

Reading time: 4 minutes

Image for Celebrating International Nurses Day
12 May 20

Celebrating International Nurses Day

This International Nurses Day we've spoken to three nurses at our Deerhurst care home to find out about the fantastic work they do.

Reading time: 3 minutes

Image for A Thank You to our Volunteers
06 May 20

A Thank You to our Volunteers

After putting out a call for volunteers in early April, we have received offers of help from over 250 people and we couldn’t be more grateful.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Image for Fundraise for Brunelcare
01 May 20

Fundraise for Brunelcare

We have been inspired by the nation’s creativity during lockdown, so we’re asking people to get creative and help raise vital funds for Brunelcare!

Reading time: 3 minutes

Image for Coronavirus: opening doors in a different way
17 Apr 20

Coronavirus: opening doors in a different way

Brunelcare's Dementia Lead, Stuart Wright, talks human rights amid the Coronavirus.

Reading time: 5 minutes

Grapevine newsletter

The Grapevine is our tenant newsletter. Read past editions below.

Sign up to our newsletter