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Team members at Kingfishers in New Milton are celebrating a double helping of success.
Our first care home in Sussex is to be named Wellington Grange.

Best seats in the house

More than 20 residents from seven of our care homes enjoyed luxury VIP treatment at a well-known equestrian show. We laid on minibus travel, a champagne welcome, picnic lunches, strawberry cream teas and ‘the best seats in the house’ over the two-day Portman Horse Trials. Parties of residents were enabled to move between two viewing... read article...

Paying for care: your questions answered

If you are considering a Colten Care home, you will want to ask about the fees and payment terms involved. Our Senior Customer Advisor Alison Titheridge has gone online to post the answers to 20 frequently asked questions on the subject of paying for care. She explains what our fees cover as regards care types,... read article...

Table tennis champ offering top tips

Linden House residents were set for some friendly table tennis this summer when a rising star of the sport agreed to join them. Fourteen-year-old Matthew Daish, one of the top players in England for his age, is to share tips and offer gentle practice during visits. In return we are helping towards Matthew’s travel and... read article...

Blessing from the Bishop for first birthday

One of the South’s most senior religious figures helped residents at Linden House celebrate their home’s first birthday. The Bishop of Southampton, Rt Revd Jonathan Frost, blessed the Lymington dementia care home, praising its ‘inspirational work’. His visit was a chance to meet residents and staff while touring the home’s therapeutic, memory-themed spaces. Rt Revd... read article...

Food for thought

Wholesome, well-balanced and joyful eating is an essential part of the care we provide every day. To create homemade meals that appeal to our residents and visitors we depend on the skills and imagination of our chefs. Each has the freedom to develop recipes based on listening to residents’ preferences and discussing ideas. In return,... read article...