Shannon Court resident, Sarah Lever, has paid tribute to her favourite author during Jane Austen Regency Week. The nine day festival, which celebrates the famous novelist and culture of the early nineteenth century, took place in Alton, Hampshire between 16-24 June.
Staff from Prince George Duke of Kent Court in Chislehurst have joined the fight against cancer, taking part in Race for Life to raise over £1,200 for Cancer Research UK. Six staff members including Leanne, Lesley, Heidi, Tina, Diana and Home Manager Kate,  took part in the 5k race at Lloyd Park in Croydon on 8 July in aid of residents at the care home who are living with cancer, those that have passed away, as well as some of their own family members who have experienced cancer.
Scarbrough Court in Cramlington held its annual summer fair on Saturday, 7 July, raising over £1,000. The summer fair saw a number of stalls and entertainment taking place on the Home's grounds on Alexandra Way. There was a tombola, grand raffle and face painting for residents, families and staff to take part in, as well as a selection of delicious hot bacon and sausage buns, and home made cakes prepared and donated by family members and the Home's chef James. Families, volunteers and the Cramlington Scouts team helped run the event smoothly.