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.

1
Mar
16

Staying safe at home – my top tips

In my role I work across all of Anchor’s care home services to help the older people who choose to live with us get the most out of life.

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19
Feb
16

Greenacres care home welcomes a new manager

My name is Simanti and as the new Home Manager at Greenacres care home, I’d like to introduce myself and tell you a bit about our home in Banstead.

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20
Jan
16

Anchor is one of The Sunday Times Top 100 Places to Work – Jane’s Journal

This week we've found out we have made it into The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Places to Work rankings in the Not-for Profit category and I for one am over the moon!

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8
Jan
16

Anchor apprenticeships – Ryan’s experience

My name is Ryan, and I’m a care assistant at Teal Beck House care home in Otley, thanks to Anchor’s apprenticeship scheme.

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21
Dec
15

Merry Christmas from Anchor – Jane’s Journal

As Christmas approaches I’d like to share a festive video message and say thank you for being involved with Anchor over the last year, recap the challenges and achievements we have faced in 2015, and to wish you a special Christmas and happy new year.

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24
Nov
15

How should business respond to our ageing society?

That was the question I was asked to answer at the Future of Ageing conference this week. To do so, there’s another question to address first - why should business respond?

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