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Older couple on swing Independent living, on your terms Making the decision to move is never an easy one. Before you can feel comfortably in control, you need all the facts; so sit back with a cuppa and let us shine the spotlight on life at Abbeyfield South... 16th February 2021 Read More Abbeyfield offers the best of both worlds We love hearing all about our resident’s lives, and what made them choose Abbeyfield. Jane came to live in our Hove house from Africa, to be closer to her family. In her words, living in an Abbeyfield house is... 4th January 2021 Read More Holdenhurst – Extra Care – Heathfield Coming Soon! Holdenhurst will open for rentals in... 7th December 2020 Read More Abbeyfield House | Hove A big thank you from our Hove residents This year has been hard for everyone, especially if you feel isolated or lonely. Living in our houses means that you retain your independence but have a supportive team on hand too. Two Abbeyfield South Downs residents from our... 6th December 2020 Read More A Day in the Life Anna Young – Senior House Manager, Tunbridge Wells 1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Anna Young Well, I live in Tunbridge Wells and have been involved with Abbeyfield for over 20 years! I’ve been a full-time House Manager... 11th November 2020 Read More Beamsley House, Eastbourne Trustees Week 2020 Trustees' Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do. Here we speak to one of our trustees, John Timbs, about his role for Abbeyfield South Downs. 3rd November 2020 Read More Moving home during Covid-19 We are now open to new residents. So here’s all you need to know about moving into an Abbeyfield South Downs house during Covid-19. If lockdown has been lonely or isolating, you may be considering a move to a supportive, friendly,... 16th September 2020 Read More How to help older parents How to help older parents to find the right community If lockdown has taught us anything, its how valuable community is when it comes to our wellbeing – because it’s hard to live a fulfilling life when we’re cut off, isolated, and feeling lonely. With many older people shielding throughout the Covid-crisis,... 5th August 2020 Read More Glad to Care Jean Alfriston Why we're Glad to Care In July we celebrated Glad to Care Awareness Week across our houses. An annual event, it celebrates the wonderful efforts of those working in the care industry, which feels especially significant this year. While at Abbeyfield South Downs our houses are not... 20th July 2020 Read More Holdenhurst hoardings cover It’s back to work at Holdenhurst Building continues at our new Extra Care development in Heathfield, East Sussex Work is now continuing at Abbeyfield South Downs’ brand new development, Holdenhurst. Despite work slowing slightly due to the Covid-19 lockdown, all workers are back on site... 30th June 2020 Read More


The South Downs Way

October 2019 Newsletter

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Are you planning to take part in the #biggardenbirdwatch? You can find out about how to get involved with the @rspb and the big garden bird watch from the 29th - 31st. #rspb #retirementcommunity

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Tunbridge Wells tenants enjoyed this delicious Greek pie recently. Nutritiously balanced home-cooked meals are provided at all our houses. With no need to worry about home deliveries tenants can sit back and enjoy all of the meals provided for them! #homecooked #elderparents

We love hearing all about our tenant's lives, and what made them choose Abbeyfield. This blog introduces some of our tenants and highlights why they chose Abbeyfield.

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The Abbeyfield Gloucestershire Society supported the @CCPCharity
Hamper Scamper appeal ❤ by helping to fill boxes for older people in the community.
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Great reminder from @BoomingEncore that laughing can make you feel better in the current climate, (even when you may not feel like it). Laughter can be beneficial for your mood and your health. Is there anything that makes you laugh?
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