Way Ahead Care News

Staff selected as finalists for Care Awards

Published on June 10, 2019 12:07 pm

Way Ahead Care are very pleased announce that 3 staff have been chosen as finalist for the 2019 Care & Support West’s Care Awards. Our finalist are: Rachael Adams – shortlisted within the care trainer award, and both Linda Sawicki and Chris Hern – shortlisted within the Live-in Care Workers award.   Care & Supports West (CSW) are a representative body for companies, charities, organisations and individuals involved in the social care, support and health sectors in the West of


National Doughnut Day at Tennyson Court

Published on June 10, 2019 11:36 am

Tennyson Court took the opportunity to celebrate National Doughnut day on Friday 7th June. Although only really celebrated in the United States, National Doughnut Day is on the first Friday of June of each year. It succeeds the Doughnut event created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 to honour those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. However, who doesn’t like a doughnut. Like many ‘holidays’ or events that are slowing making their


Green Fingers at Gibb House

Published on June 4, 2019 12:38 pm

Staff at Gibb House Extra Care Housing Scheme have been supporting one of the tenants in tidying up the scheme garden.   So much so that the garden has now been entered in the House in Sedgemoor Gardening competition.   Tenant John is an avid gardener. Staff support John to continue doing what he loves while a tenant in the scheme, and as a result provides a lovely area of the scheme all other tenants can benefit from.   John’s


Lodge Close Bring & Buy

Published on May 30, 2019 3:11 pm

Bank Holiday Weekend at Lodge Close, Wellington, saw yet another fund raising event for Wellington Monument. The weekends ‘Bring & Buy’ sale arranged by the tenants seemed to draw in the crowds looking for a bargain.         The National Trust began caring for Wellington Monument in 1934. Since that time it has needed careful renovation every 10 to 15 years, an expensive and unsustainable process given its height. To perform a full repair, returning the monument to


Hilda Coles Weekender!!

Published on May 8, 2019 10:59 am

Very pleased to be able to publish yet another fantastic activity log published on our Facebook Page. Way Ahead Care staff organised numerous activities for the tenants of Hilda Coles over the Bank Holiday weekend. Hilda Coles house is one of 7 Extra Care Housing Schemes (ECH’s) that Way Ahead Care supports throughout Taunton Deane and Sedgemoor. ECH’s are complexes of either self contained flats or bungalows allowing tenants to live independently with the security of a 24hr presence or


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