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07 Aug 20

Mary and Eva’s pen pal story

Mary, a tenant at Colliers Gardens, has found a friend for life after meeting 14-year-old Eva through our pen pal scheme.

Reading time: 3 minutes

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29 Jul 20

Finding love at Brunelcare: Gordon and Sue

After nearly two decades as a community carer, Gordon Price is enjoying retirement with his wife - who he met at Brunelcare.

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22 Jul 20

Our coronavirus-free care home

Glastonbury Care Home has been fortunate enough to have no confirmed cases of Coronavirus on site since the start of the pandemic.

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17 Jul 20

Head chef to community carer: David’s story

After over 25 years of working as a chef, David Lewis changed careers to join Brunelcare as a community carer.

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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

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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.

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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.

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17 Jun 20

Loneliness Awareness Week 2020

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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