Lindsay’s Landmark

Lindsay’s Landmark

This week sees our Care Manager, Lindsay Giess commence her 12th year at Hendra House. Lindsay, who was originally appointed as a Senior Care Assistant, has progressed to her current role as Care Manager during that time. Despite all that the pandemic has thrown at...
Team Hendra

Team Hendra

As we start a New Year, I found this poem by Zoe Porter, which I feel captures what it’s like to be a Carer, and the contribution they make to the lives of so many. I wake them up, I get them dressedI brush their hair, so they look their best.I make their bed and wash...
Staff Recognition

Staff Recognition

Many family members, both current and former, have shown their appreciation for the efforts of our staff by donating gifts and money to be distributed to the staff welfare fund. Should anyone wish to donate gifts, these will be included in our annual staff raffle...
Staff Training

Staff Training

Despite the current restrictions, we have maintained our commitment to staff training using Zoom or similar systems to address the training needs identified in our annual training plan. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the training, some sessions have had to be...
First Halloween

First Halloween

I was delighted to report in the last blog that Rosie Hawkins and her partner Myles had been blessed with the birth of their first child Jaxon on 16th October. I am delighted to share with you a photo sent to us by his proud parents of Joxon enjoying his first...
Goodbye to Lin

Goodbye to Lin

It is with a great deal of sadness that I announce the retirement of one of the home’s longest serving employees Lin Starkey. Lin has worked at the home for over 22 years in various roles, most recently as one of our cooks and has been a significant part of the...