A group of residents at The Fountains Care Centre in Salford have recently started a series of art classes, and already, some wonderful talent is emerging. The classes, lead by ‘Start in Salford’, a well-being and arts centre, have lead to some residents re-starting a hobby they had thought to be left behind, whilst others […]

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There were gleaming cars a-plenty on display recently at The Fountains Care Centre in Salford, where, with the help of the Firestorm Cheerleading Troupe, staff managed to raise a total of £260. The raised funds will be distributed equally between the resident’s fund at The Fountains Care Centre and the Firestorm Cheerleading Group, who did […]

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The Fountains Care Centre’s very own Shelly Hollorn will once again be taking to the streets of Manchester when she runs the Manchester 10k in aid of Music in Hospitals. The Manchester 10k, which takes place in May, is now one of the UK’s largest and best supported running events, which also helps to raise […]

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Whether it is trying to send an email to the grandchildren in Australia, or wanting to try online shopping for the first time, the ‘internet’ can still be a minefield to those of a certain age. Now however, with the launch of its’ new ‘Tech and Tea’ event, The Fountains Care Centre are helping to […]

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The Fountains Care Centre in Salford held their annual Christmas Fayre last week in which a total of £315 was raised towards the resident’s fund. The money was raised by inviting local stallholders into the Care Centre in order to sell gifts, as well as holding a raffle with some lovely prizes. Father Christmas was […]

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A Salford Care Centre, as part of its initiative to become ‘Dementia Friendly’ has launched a dementia support group for families and care-givers on the first Wednesday of every month. The dementia support group, which is to be hosted by The Fountains Care Centre on Swinton Hall Road in Salford, will enable those who are […]

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Residents at The Fountains Care Centre in Salford have been given the flu jab by local service the ‘Care Homes Medical Practice’, a specialist service which cares for people residing in nursing and residential homes in Salford. For the majority of people, flu, although unpleasant, will usually clear up of its own accord after a […]

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The Fountains Care Centre in Salford recently held a car wash which raised the great sum of £125 for their residents fund. The car washing event, which took place with the support of Pendleton Platinum Morris Dancing troupe, whose members endured a bit of a soaking on the day, saw more than 20 vehicles turn […]

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A resident of The Fountains Care Centre in Salford recently celebrated their 100th birthday with a lovely party surrounded by family and friends. Alice Robertston, who was born on the 17th July 1915 in Salford,  was joined by her sons Chris and Barry and their families to celebrate this milestone.  

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Last weekend, a wonderful charity event took place at Swinton British Legion which raised the fantastic sum of £558 to be divided equally between The Alzheimer’s Society and The Fountains Care Centre Residents’ fund. The event, which was attended by 85 people, offered up not just live music for the night, but a  raffle with great […]

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