Ingleby Care Home

VIPs at Ingleby Care Home’s CQC party

VIPs at Ingleby Care Home’s CQC party

VIPs, residents and staff at a Teesside care home all came together to celebrate an “Outstanding” rating from the industry watchdog.  

The Hill Care Group owned Ingleby Care Home, in Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees, held a party following their recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report.

The home received the highest rating of “Outstanding” for the care it provides as well as the second highest rating of “Good” for all four other areas of the report.

Among the guests at the party was Stockton Council Deputy Mayor Councillor Lynn Hall, who joined families and friends of the home for cake and champagne.

Special celebration for golden couple Guy and Christine

Golden wedding anniversary

A SURPRISE golden wedding anniversary celebration was thrown by Teesside care home staff for a resident and his wife.

Staff at Ingleby Care Home arranged a three-course lunch, flowers, balloons and cards for Guy and Christine Ledgard, who have been married since August 1968.

Guy, who has been at the home since July 2018, is visited by his wife daily but on their anniversary they were treated to the special celebration.

Family farm raises hundreds for Teesside care home residents

Ingleby Care Home

PIZZA, pints and prosecco have helped raise hundreds of pounds for Teesside care home residents.

A fundraising event was held at Lowfields Farm, near Stainton, for residents at Ingleby Care Home, Ingleby Barwick.

Pints of cider and lager, prosecco and soft drinks, a cake sale, pizzas, blow-up gladiator and sumo activities and a bouncy castle generated £621 in donations.

The farm is owned by the granddaughter of one of the home’s residents, Joyce Marsay.

Jayne Kendall threw the event after being impressed with the improvements in her grandmother’s mobility and sociability since moving into the care home.

Elderly residents’ fitness and wellbeing boosted by dance aerobics

dance aerobics

A dance aerobics class has seen elderly Teesside residents making the most of the sunshine in their care home garden. Residents at Ingleby Care Home, in Ingleby Barwick, are benefitting from the fitness and wellbeing sessions following a Lottery grant last year.

They are being run by Billingham-based social enterprise Nouveau Wellbeing, who won the grant to engage with more than 600 people over the age of 60. The firm’s specialist practitioners have been visiting the care home to put the residents through their paces. 

Emma Bryan, a member of the dance aerobics Nouveau Tees Valley Team, decided to run the latest session in the care home garden to take advantage of the spell of good weather.

WW2 veteran gives pupils first-hand history lesson

war veteran gives pupils first-hand history lesson

School pupils received a World War 2 history lesson from a medal winning veteran of the conflict, living at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.

The youngsters from St Teresa’s RC Primary School, in Ingleby Barwick, visited residents at the Ingleby Care Home dressed as children from the 1940s.

Among the residents is John Podsukites, 95, who received the Medal of Ushakov from the Russian Federation in 2016 for his service on the arctic convoys in 1944.

The convoys – named the “worst journey in the world” by Winston Churchill – delivered essential supplies to the Soviet Union during the height of the War.

John was part of a convoy that fought off 18 attacks in two days by German U-boats and aircraft, before arriving safely at its destination.