Campaigns and researchRaising awareness of issues of importance to older people
We run a wide range of campaigns and frequently undertake research to help raise awareness of issues that impact the lives of older people.
Find out more about Anchor’s campaigns and research papers as well as what we have achieved through them, below.
Tour de Terry
To mark the Queen's 90th birthday Terry Keen, a 69-year-old tenant at Anchor's Willow Glade retirement housing scheme in Surrey, embarked on a 1,500-mile cycle ride. Find out more.
The Anchor Community Band
The Anchor Community Band came together to produce a charity single that celebrates the positive aspects of ageing and challenges stereotypes in a fun and inclusive way. Find out more.
A Minister for Older People
Our Grey Pride campaign urges government to prepare better for the massive demographic changes taking place and calls for a dedicated Minister for Older People. Find out more.
Everyone has a story to tell. Taking the time to listen to and learn from the memories and experiences of older generations can be hugely rewarding – for younger and older people alike. Find out more.
Grey Matters is our initiative to get the nation talking about retirement living and care in an open, clear and supportive way. Find out more.
Standing Up 4 Sitting Down
We are Standing Up 4 Sitting Down and calling on shops to help older people access the high street by providing adequate seating in public spaces. Find out more.
A care home in Peckham organised a variety of autumn activities as part of an open day, so members of the public could find out more about its thriving community.
Hatton Grange care home in Hyde has been classed as Good in all five inspected areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Anchor Hanover won Large Residential Care Provider of the year at the prestigious LaingBuisson Awards, held in London on 13 November 2019.
Residents from a care home in Banstead will be competing against ambulance drivers and members of Age Concern in a bake off competition on Friday 22 November.
Montrose Hall care home in Wigan has been rated outstanding by inspectors from regulator the Care Quality Commission.
A care home in Birkenhead has organised for Ian Snodin and some other Everton ambassadors to visit one of their residents.
A pioneering exercise regime aimed at older people is being launched in two care homes in Banstead on Friday 4 October.
A care home in Moston has been classed as Good by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Staff at Anchor’s Lightbowne Hall were celebrating this week after receiving the accolade.
A pioneering exercise regime aimed at older people is being launched in two care home in Caterham and Godstone on Thursday 10 October.
A pioneering exercise regime aimed at older people is being launched in a care home in East Horsley on Thursday 3 October.
A pioneering exercise regime aimed at older people is being launched in a care home in Leatherhead.
A Wellingborough care home for older people will be unveiling a kids’ corner for their younger visitors during its 30th anniversary celebrations.
A Kings Heath care home has recently opened their reminiscence courtyard for the benefit of their residents.
Jane’s insights explored how the £1.5bn additional funding for social care is a much-needed but temporary lifeline.
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