Wednesday 6th January - Relative and Caregivers Meeting- 1pmWednesday 6th January is a great opportunity for you to come along and meet the staff at The Fountains, as well as have your opportunity to express your thoughts on the services offered.Monday 28th December- 'Shaky singing live'- 2.30pmJust because Christmas will have been and gone, does not mean that the entertainment has to stop.  'Shaky' will be singing live on the 28th December.Tuesday 22nd December- Music in Hospitals- 11amAnother fantastic opportunity to hear the 'Music in Hospitals' team do their stuff.  They proved to be very popular with our residents on their last visit, performing well known songs from the musicals.Monday 21st December- Resident's Christmas Party- The Garden Rooms- 2pmJoin us at 2pm on Monday 21st December as the Christmas party season continues in full swing at The Fountains Care Centre with the Christmas party for the residents of The Garden Rooms.Friday 18th December- Resident's Christmas Party-Lowry- 2pmOn Friday 18th December it is time for the residents of Lowry to get into that Christmas spirit- join us at 2pm for the Christmas party!Tuesday 15th December-Swinton Beaver Scouts Christmas Carols- 6.00pmTo really get you into the Christmas spirit, why not join us at The Fountains Care Centre on Tuesday 15th December when Swinton Beaver Scouts will be singing Christmas Carols for our residents?Tuesday 15th December- St Mary's School Choir- 2.30pmThe first of two carol concerts on Tuesday 15th December, St Mary's school Choir will be attending The Fountains Care Centre at 2.30pm.Friday 11th December -Resident's Christmas Party- Parkview- 2pmAs is tradition at The Fountains Care Centre, each wing holds its own Christmas Party, so come long and join the one on Parkview on Friday 11th December at 2 pm!Saturday 5th December-Christmas Fayre and Raffle. 9.30am- 3.00pmOn Saturday 5th December, why not come on down to The Fountains Care Centre for the Christmas Fayre and raffle?  This is a great event where local craftspeople sell Christmas gifts to enable you to kick off that Christmas shopping spree!Friday 23rd October 'Wear It Pink' Coffee Morning and RaffleOn Friday 23rd October, The Fountains Care Centre will be holding a 'Wear It Pink' Coffeee monring and raffle in aid of the breast Cancer Campaign. This is a pioneering approach to breast cancer research that funds projects with the greatest potential to save and improve lives, and ultimately find a cure for breast cancerFriday 25th September -Macmillan Coffee Morning 10am-12 noonOn Friday 25th September, The Fountains Care Centre will be hosting the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning', the Macmillan coffee morning to raise money for cancer support.  So, why not come on down and get yourself a cuppa and a piece of cake all in the name of a good cause?Wednesday 16th September- Parkview SuiteThere will be a performance by musical due Matt and Ange.Wednesday 16th September-9.30-13.00  Recruitment Open MorningThis Wednesday The Fountains Care Centre will be holding a recruitment open morning.  The roles currently being recruited for a care assistants, senior care assistants, nursing and catering positions.  Elderly care experience would be preferred, but training will be given for some roles.  Please bring all relevant documentation with you when you are looking to apply.Friday 22nd May- 7.30pm -Charity Event in aid of The Alzheimer's Society & The Fountains Care Centre Resident's Fund.On Friday 22nd May, why not join us for a charity night at Swinton British Legion?  There will be a DJ, food, raffle prizes and an auction, with all profits being divided between The Alzheimer's Society and The Fountains Care Centre Resident's Fund.  Tickets are £5 each and available from Shelly at The Fountains Care Centre.Bank Holiday Monday 4th May- 10.30am- Pets as TherapyOn Monday 4th May, Pets as Therapy will be visiting The Fountains Care Centre with their cat Pascal.  They will be visiting all four units of the care centre, so be sure to find them!Tuesday 28th April-2.30pm -Tracing Steps-Limited mobility fitnessOn Tuesday 28th April, we will have limited mobility fitness exercises taking place in the Garden Rooms at The Fountains Care Centre at 2.30pm.March-Rainy City ChorusAfter their very successful visit with us last year, March will see the return of Rainy City Chorus, the barbershop choir, to The Fountains Care Centre.  Watch this space to be kept up to date!Monday 9th February- 3pm- Pets as TherapyOn Monday 9th February, Pets as Therapy will be visiting The Fountains Care Centre with their new cat Pascal.  They will be visiting all four units of the care centre, so be sure to catch them!Wednesday 28th January- 2.30pm-Music in HospitalsOn the 28th January. 'Music in Hospitals' will be visiting The Fountains Care Centre where they will be performing a selection of songs from the musicals with piano accompaniment.Wednesday 14th January,  9am-1pm -Recruitment Open MorningOn Wednesday 14th  January we will be holding a recruitment open morning from 9.ooam until 1.oopm at The Fountains care Centre.  We are currently recruiting for carers and RGN/RMN nurses to join our continually expanding team.  If you have considered working in an elderly care environment, why not come along and see what it is all about? Christmas partiesWe have various Christmas parties taking place for our residents throughout the care centre in December, so feel free to ask a member of staff when the relevant one for you is! Wednesday 3rd December- Arts & CraftsOn Wednesday 3rd December, Salford well-being will once again be joining the residents of The Fountains care Centre in order to run an arts and crafts session.  This will be held in the Garden Rooms and themed around Christmas! Saturday 29th November- Christmas FairOn Saturday 29th November we will be hosting our Christmas Fair.  This is a great opportunity to get those unusual gifts early, so come along and join us! Tuesday 25th November- St Charles' School ChoirOn Tuesday 25th November, the choir from St Charles' School in Swinton will be joining us to entertain our residents, so why not come along? Thursday 20th November- Alzheimer's Awareness Month- Coffee MorningOn Thursday 20th November we will be hosting a coffee morning in aid of Alzheimer's Awareness month, so if you haven't yet been down and partaken of our lovely coffee shop, now is the time! Monday 10th November- Maria Manchester performsOn Monday 10th November, Maria Manchester will be performing in the Victoria Suite at The Fountains Care Centre.  For those of you who aren't familiar with her, Maria Manchester performs hits from the 30's, 40's and 50's, something which always delights our residents.  Contact us for further information. Wednesday 5th November- Guy FawkesOn Wednesday 5th November we will be hosting a Fireworks party in the Garden Rooms at The Fountains Care Centre, so feel free to come along! Wednesday 1st October-Older People's DayWednesday 1st October is Older People's Day, a day specially dedicated to celebrating the achivements and contributions of older people in society.  In order to celebrate it we will be hosting an afternoon of musical entertainment with Matt and Ange at The Fountains Care Centre from 3.30 to 4.30pm, so come along! Wednesday 17th September 9.30am-1pm -Recruitment Open DayOn Wednesday 17th September we will be holding a recruitment open morning from 9.30am until 1pm.  We are currently recruiting for kitchen staff, carers and nurses to join our continually expanding team.  If you have considered working in an elderly care environment, why not come along and see what it is all about? Monday 15th September- 'Being Well' Salford'Being Well'Salford will be with the residents of The Fountains care Centre next Monday from 10am until 11.30am.  They will be making non-alcoholic cocktails, so if you like them shakn and not stirred, feel free to come along! Monday 4th August- 2.30-4pm  Great War 100th AnniversaryOn Monday 4th August, why not join us at The Fountains Care Centre to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Great War? Bridie Fitzgerald will be joining us in the Victoria Suite singing songs from the 1930's through to the present day. 2.30pm on Tuesday 29th July 2014-'Home Safari''Home Safari' will be visiting The Fountains Care Centre in Salford. A wide range of health professionals and practitioners recognize that animal therapy can be good for our health and well-being .  Companion animals are being introduced into the therapeutic regimens of nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centres , behavioural health programs and others.  'Home Safari' will be attending The Fountains Care Centre and bringing with them snakes, Hedgehogs, skunks, Meerkats, Rabbits and more.  All are welcome, but it would be lovely for us to know in advance if you are coming!  Tel: 0161 794 5814 Thursday 10th July- Salford Leisure Group ChoirOn Thursday 10th July the residents of The Fountains Care Centre will be entertained by Salford Leisure Group Choir- why not join us to hear some great songs? 6.30-7.15 pm Monday 30th June- Salford's Music and Performing Arts ServiceOn Monday 30th June, Salford's Music and Performing Arts Service (MAPAS) will be performing in the Victoria Lounge at The Fountains Care Centre, why not come along and listen? Saturday 21st June- The Fountains Care Centre 20th Anniversary CelebrationsOn Saturday 21st June, The Fountains Care Centre will be celebrating its' 20th anniversary.  Join us for classic cars, entertainment and more! Sunday 15th June- Father's DayOn Sunday 15th June, The Fountains Care Centre will be hosting a Father's Day party with music from Maria. From 10.00am on Sunday 25th May- Craft FairCome along to the craft fair being held in the reception of The Fountains Care Centre where there will be hand-made jewellery, candles, sculptures, hand-made cards as well as many more stalls to entice you! 10.00am on Wednesday 21st May- Dementia Awareness Week TalkOn Wednesday 21st May, Helen Cannell from the Alzheimer's Society will be talking about Alzheimer's and dementia.  All are welcome to attend. Sunday 18th May- Great Manchester RunShelly Hollorn, our very own customer services representative at The Fountains Care Centre will be running the Manchester 10k in aid of the Alzheimer's Society- why not come out and support her and the other runners raising money for great causes? 2.30pm on 19th April 2014- Barbershop Choir 'Rainy City Chorus'On the 19th April, well-known Barbershop Choir the 'Rainy City Chorus' will be in attendance at The Fountains Care Centre in Salford.  All are welcome! 12-4pm on  16th April 2014- Health Information DayThe Fountains Care Centre in  Salford will be holding an health information day which will be open to the general public.  Amongst the groups providing information will be Diabetes, Stroke UK, The Alzheimer's Society, Dementia UK, British Heart Foundation and Macmillan.  Refreshments will be available, so please feel free to join us!