Wednesday, 27th June
Residents with alpaca

Residents of a retirement living community in Essington had some very special guests on Friday when some neighbouring alpacas dropped-in to see them.

Wednesday, 20th June
Care Plus customers enjoying taking part in french lessons

Residents of a retirement living community in Penkridge have proved it is never too late to learn a new language, by graduating from a French language course.

Neighbours in Pencric have been taking part in lessons taught by visiting teacher Jane Handley, who says that language learning is the...

Wednesday, 16th May

A hearing dog in Essington has proved he can turn his paw to anything, by raising the alarm when he sensed a neighbour was in trouble.

Wednesday, 18th April

A planning application to create purpose-built accommodation for older people in Kinver has been submitted.

Tuesday, 10th April

Housing and care provider Housing Plus Group has three reasons to celebrate this week, with the publication of the shortlist for the national Housing Heroes Awards. ​

Thursday, 22nd March
Carers celebrating 'good' rating

Carers working for Care Plus are celebrating, after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Monday, 26th February
Danielle Harrison

A West Midlands woman who became homeless with a baby on Christmas Eve helped win a major award for the housing group that transformed her life.

Friday, 23rd February
Marj birthday

Vine Court resident, Marj Pritchard, reached an incredible milestone this week, celebrating her 100 th birthday on Sunday 18 February.

Tuesday, 14th November
Diane Chandler with gardeners

A sheltered officer in one of Shrewsbury’s best known retirement living communities has been shortlisted for a national award.

Diane Chandler retired this summer after 36 years as sheltered officer at Edgefield Green. Next month she will attend the prestigious Women in Housing Awards at the Hilton Hotel...

Friday, 27th October
Visitors to the fair enjoying the stalls

September was a busy month for the residents of Pencric; our retirement living community with care and support, in Penkridge, South Staffs.

Not content with their usual monthly activities, they also held an autumn fair and hosted a gameshow month.

The autumn fair was led by residents with...


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