Staff, residents and visitors at Claridge Nursing Homes wore red on Friday to support the British Heart Foundation’s “Wear It, Beat It” campaign.
Across its three Nursing Homes in Herefordshire, people were asked to wear something red and make a donation to the BHF to fund their life-saving research into heart disease. Hampton Grange Nursing Home also held a “red raffle” with prizes ranging from red wine, red scarves and gloves, to home-made strawberry jam! Hand made, red heart shaped brooches were also on sale.
Richard Claridge, owner of Claridge Nursing Homes, said “Most of us know someone who has been affected by heart disease and the BHF do so much to support those living with heart conditions as well as funding research. We all felt that we wanted to join in and support this fun event.”
Over £250.00 was raised and our thanks go to everyone who joined in and generously donated. The British Heart Foundation states that one in four loved ones are lost to heart and circulatory disease – the UK’s single biggest killer. For over 50 years they have been pioneering research to transform the lives of those living with heart and circulatory conditions.
"I would like to thank you all for your kindness and cheerfulness, and for looking after both my Mother and her visitors so well. It was really like a home from home."—
“I wish to thank you for the superb level of care you provided to K---- during her time at Lynhales (some 11 years). As a former nurse, I’m sure she would have appreciated it. Whenever I have visited Lynhales—
“We can’t find enough words to thank you all for everything that you did for Dad. To say it is greatly appreciated is a massive understatement and we hope that you know that we appreciated every gesture.”—
“I wish to thank you for the superb level of care you provided to K---- during her time at Lynhales (some 11 years). As a former nurse, I’m sure she would have appreciated it."—
“We appreciate all your care and the way you treat our father with such dignity and kindness. Please thank all of your staff.”—
“I wanted you to know how much I appreciated the Support Group Meeting on Saturday. It was very well attended and I met a number of new family members, all of whom seemed to take a great deal from the experience.—
Dear Sister Dora and all the staff. Please would you accept our thanks for all the care and attention you so warmly gave to my Mother in the last few months of her life whilst in your lovely Home and this is more.—
"... a big thank you to everyone to show how very grateful we are for the love and care shown to Dad in his last few years here at Lynhales. We could not be more grateful and pleased with how he was cared for."—
“Just a short note to thank you all for taking care of T---- with such kindness and compassion during his final weeks, and also for the welcome we always received when visiting.”—
“We are very pleased with the care that Dad receives at Lynhales – we feel he could not be in a better place. We know he is well cared for and, above all, safe."—
"We wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you did to take care of Mum. She always looked lovely and seemed content in her world. We couldn't have asked for more. Please pass on our thanks to the team.”—