Welcome to Anchor's blog!

Written by people from across the organisation, our blog posts cover a range of topics and introduce ideas from different points of view. Our bloggers share news of what is going on within Anchor as well as discussing wider issues affecting older people and retirement living. Get to know the people who work and live with Anchor as they share their experiences and thoughts.

22
Dec
16

Anchor opening hours over the holidays

Find out when Anchor's Customer Centre and Customer Relations teams will be available over the festive period.

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22
Dec
16

Merry Christmas from Anchor – Jane’s Journal

In my 2016 Christmas video message, I'd like to take the opportunity to wish you an enjoyable and peaceful Christmas and a happy New Year.

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21
Nov
16

We welcome the upper age limit for jury service being raised

The government has announced plans to raise the upper age limit for jury service, and I for one welcome this move whole heartedly.

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7
Nov
16

Noodle ball - A sport perfectly suited to care homes

My name is Charlotte and I'm currently on a 5 month placement with Anchor learning about flexible, imaginative and accessible activities. I'd like to tell you about my new favourite sport - noodle ball.

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12
Oct
16

What does 'outstanding' mean in care?

Who doesn’t have their quirks, foibles and idiosyncrasies? After all, they make us who we are and at Birkenhead Court care home we make sure we properly know our residents.

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1
Sep
16

Health and wellbeing and the therapeutic effect of gardening

When it comes to staying healthy and well we tend to think of traditional medicines, but a new report has highlighted the positive effects of gardening on health and wellbeing.

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