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Trustee’s Blog – 3rd August 2017

The government has recently announced a study of the economic requirement for immigrant workers. According to the Home Secretary’s announcement last week, the government wants to continue to allow those who “benefit us economically, socially and culturally” to come to...
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Cedars Castle Hill is at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show

On Wednesday 16th August 2017, Cedars Castle Hill will have a Display and Stand in the Wessex Arcade at The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show. Please come and visit us …… Our stand will host the following activities: Guess the name of the Bear A Treasure...
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A chance to breathe?

A chance to breathe? This is the weather the cuckoo likes, And so do I; When showers betumble the chestnut spikes, And nestlings fly; And the little brown nightingale bills his best, And they sit outside at ‘The Traveller’s Rest,’ And maids come forth...
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Book Swap and Barbeque….

 And Fergal came too….. A wonderfully sunny day, the garden looking splendid, stalls ready to sell, bunting flying over the gate and garden: what’s going on? Why, Castle Hill House Residential Home on Bimport in Shaftesbury is holding a Book Swap and Barbeque. And the books...
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Trustee’s Blog – Friday 23rd June 2017

“The government which effectively lost this month’s election promised in its March budget to add £2.5bn to social care funding.  But at the time there was little or no indication as to how that would be applied.  We now have a new government, which according to the...
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Trustees Blog – Thursday 8th June 2017

This column has been silent for some months. We had argued for some time that the country was facing a crisis in the funding of social care, but politicians were not tackling it.   A few days ahead of this month’s General Election, candidates in the North Dorset constituency...
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Tesco’s bags for life – thank you Shaftesbury!

Fantastic – thank you Shaftesbury!   Cedars Castle Hill is delighted to tell you that we’ve been awarded £2000.00 to enhance the existing gardens at Castle Hill House, making them more dementia friendly and therefore more accessible, safe and inclusive for our residents,...
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Over £250.00 raised at the Fashion Show in conjunction with M&Co and Cedars Castle Hill

On Friday 19th May 2017, in conjunction with M&Co, Cedars Castle Hill hosted a Fashion Show. The evening was arranged to help promote Dementia Awareness and also as a fundraiser for equipment and activities across both homes. We raised an over £250.00 through ticket sales and...
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The Cedars featured in the latest edition of Gillingham and Shaftesbury Valley News

The Cedars Nursing Home has recently featured in several local publications. The picture below shows the article in the local Gillingham and Shaftesbury Valley News      
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The Cedars help celebrate a 65th Wedding Anniversary

Mr Cave joined us at The Cedars recently as a resident of the Cedars …. And hasn’t stopped partying yet…. He celebrated his 88th Birthday shortly after his arrival. Then, only a few days later, celebrated his 65th Wedding Anniversary.
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