Our Locations

Abberton Manor

  • Colchester
  • 01206 735590
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Astley Hall

  • Stourport-on-Severn
  • 01299 827020
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  • Hereford
  • 01432 263131
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Nowton Court

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • 01284 756610
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  • Worcestershire
  • 01299 403260
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The Lawns

  • Worcester
  • 01905 821388
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West Eaton

  • Leominster
  • 01568 610395
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The FaNs community network

Wonderful fish collage displays were created by our residents, their families and the local community. The idea came from our Ladder to the Moon box, which we receive monthly. The theme for this month was “Fish”.

In the box were some black and white pictures to colour in, so we photo copied them and asked as many people as possible to get creative. There coloured pictures were put on a display board in our lounge.

But half filled, the board definitely needed some help, so we asked children from our local community to help. The Langenhoe school are part of our FaNs network. Last time they visited they brought in memory boxes and told our residents some lovely stories. This time, they each brought in a lovely piece of colouring matching our Fish theme.

It was great to get everyone involved and see this box idea come to life.

Something we kept secret until the children came was the game that was also in the box!

The game is called “Flippin’ Fish”. The name says it all. You grab a paddle, put the paper fish on the floor, and flap the paddle to make the fish flip. The first person to the end wins! The residents cheered on their favourite colour to win. We all had such a great morning!

How you can become apart of FaNS

To find out where you can be a FaN (Friend and Neighbour) in your local community follow this link.

The community fish project board from FaNs and ladder to the moon

The community fish project board from FaNs and Ladder to the Moon

The school children - part of our local FaNs community

The school children – part of our local FaNs community

school children playing flippin' fish

school children playing flippin’ fish