Residents Celebrate the Queens Birthday

Residents Celebrate the Queens Birthday at Skirbeck Court

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Lake House resident celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

Eileen Fisher lives at Lake House and her husband Maurice visits her every day. They were married in 1956 and staff kept the plan for their surprise celebration a secret.

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1940s Vintage Tea Dance

Wiltshire residents enjoyed a 1940s themed Vintage Tea Dance

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Langford View one of first in country to help residents fight off dementia by gathering memories

Therapy which sparks the memories of those living with dementia has been hailed a success for the residents of our Bicester care home. Langford View has become one of the first care homes in the country to introduce a course to get residents thinking back.

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Residents at The Meadows become super sleuths for Lizzy McBain’s storymaking sessions

A beloved music hall performer has been murdered and 93-year-old Audrey Chalmers may be the only person who can solve the mystery. It is only pretend, but this project is designed to stimulate the same “little grey cells” as a real-life mystery and keep residents’ neurons firing on full power.

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Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatters Tea Party

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Vintage Tea Party

Gloucestershire residents waltzed back in time as part of a Vintage Tea Party designed to bring residents from across the county closer together.

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Election Time Again!

It's election time again and we're re-energising our "Your Vote Counts" campaign.

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Trust’s Got Talent

Dr Ralph Stephenson, Gloucestershire Trustee presented Henlow Court resident, Daniel Granger, with an iPad Air 2 and trophy during a ceremony on 7 April to celebrate his victory in OSJCT’s first-ever ‘Trust’s Got Talent’ competition.

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Monkscroft ranked within the top 20 for the South West

The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2016 highlight the most recommended Care Homes in each region of the UK. The Awards are based on over 55,000 Reviews & Recommendations received from Residents and Family/Friends of Residents.

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Skirbeck Court - top 20 ranking home for East Midlands

Skirbeck Court gets presented with the top 20 ranking home for the East Midlands

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Easter Fun

Kinema in the Woods

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Marlborough Care Home Dementia Refurbishment Reaches Midway Point

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), which runs 18 care homes throughout Wiltshire, has announced that the £240,000 refurbishment project at its Marlborough care facility has reached its halfway point.

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Market Rasen Care Home To Undergo £795,000 Dementia Investment

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), which operates 15 care homes across Lincolnshire, has officially announced a £795,000 development project at its Market Rasen care home.

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Royal Street Party Bunting

Royal Street Party Bunting

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Goodies Shop opens at Brookside

Goodies Shop opens at Brookside Care Home

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Elsie Horsewood - 100th Birthday

Elsie Mae Horsewood - 100th Birthday

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New issue of Trust in Care

The new issue of Trust in Care is now available. Please do make sure you get your copy.

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Nominate your “Shining Star” for our Employee Recognition Awards

Nominations can now be submitted for our Employee Recognition Awards - our OSJCT "Oscars". You can fill in a nomination form online and email it to your nearest regional office. Addresses below.

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Festive Fun at Christmas Party

Festive Fun at Christmas Party

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Wiltshire Care Homes Celebrate Dignity Action Day

The Orders of St John Care Trust, one of Wiltshire’s leading care home providers, will celebrate this year’s Dignity Action Day by hosting a range of events designed to provide a truly memorable day for residents and their families, care staff and communities throughout the county.

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Lincolnshire Care Homes Celebrate Dignity Action Day

The Orders of St John Care Trust, one of Lincolnshire’s leading care home providers, will celebrate this year’s Dignity Action Day by hosting a range of events designed to provide a truly memorable day for residents and their families, care staff and communities throughout the county.

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Gloucestershire Care Homes Celebrate Dignity Action Day

The Orders of St John Care Trust, one of Gloucestershire’s leading care home providers, will celebrate this year’s Dignity Action Day by hosting a range of events designed to provide a truly memorable day for residents and their families, care staff and communities throughout the county.

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Oxfordshire Care Homes Celebrate Dignity Action Day

The Orders of St John Care Trust, one of Oxfordshire’s leading care home providers, will celebrate this year’s Dignity Action Day by hosting a range of events designed to provide a truly memorable day for residents and their families, care staff and communities throughout the county.

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Santa visits The Poplars

On Christmas Eve Santa visited the residents at The Poplars in Market Rasen

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Christmas Best Decorated Home Competition

Congratulations to The Poplars on winning the Lincolnshire Christmas Best Decorated Home Competition.

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Festive fun at Digby Court

In the lead up to Christmas volunteers from the local Tesco in Bourne visited Digby Court to help residents make the home festive by putting up Christmas decorations

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Reindeer Day at Brookside

Before getting started on their busiest night of the year, some reindeer found time to visit residents at Brookside in Melksham.

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Oxfordshire Residents Dickensian Christmas Party

Roasted Chestnuts, mulled wine, mince pies and a touch of Charles Dickens 'Christmas Carol', this years residents Christmas party was Dickensian themed.

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Celebrating Elf Day for the Alzheimer’s Society

OSJCT's Support Centre in Wellingore celebrated Elf Day on 16 November, in support of the Alzheimer's Society.

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Annual Report 2015

Annual Report & Accounts 2015

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Annual Residents Christmas Party

Over 100 of our residents from across Lincolnshire came together to join in the festive celebrations for this years Christmas event which was held at the Venue in Navenby on Wednesday 9 December.

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Falls Awareness Challenge

On 25 November the Falls Awareness Challenge took place at the Venue in Navenby.

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Chairman Don Wood with all award recipients at the Trust Awards Ceremony held in the Guildhall, Salisbury on 11 November 2015

Celebrating Outstanding Achievement at the Trust Awards Ceremony

We were delighted to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievement and excellence in care delivery at our Trust Awards Ceremony, held in the prestigious surroundings of Salisbury's Guildhall.

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40 years long service

Congratulations to Lynn Woodhouse, Senior Carer at Patchett Lodge.

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Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer

Residents and colleagues at Digby Court in Bourne took part in supporting Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer event

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Oxfordshire Employee Awards 2015

Weaving as Therapy

Weaving as Therapy

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Long Service Volunteer Retires

Long Service Volunteer Retires

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Wiltshire Annual Employee Awards – Recognising Outstanding Achievements

Wiltshire Annual Employee Awards – Recognising Outstanding Achievements

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Cllr Humphries unveils foundation stone for new Trowbridge Care Centre

On 21 October, Cllr Keith Humphries, Wiltshire Council Cabinet Member for Adult Care, unveiled the Foundation Stone for the Trust's new state-of-the-art care centre on the Hilperton Road site in Trowbridge.

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Lincolnshire Employee Awards 2015

Lincolnshire Employee Awards 2015

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NAPA (National Activity Providers Association) Gala – 23 September 2015

NAPA (National Activity Providers Association) Gala – 23 September 2015

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Lincolnshire Harvest Festival

Each year the quantity and quality of the produce that our homes bring to our annual event gets bigger and better. The displays each home creates are outstanding and everybody who participates should be very proud.

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Nationwide Corporate Volunteers bring a taste of Hollywood to Ridgeway House

Nationwide Corporate Volunteers bring a taste of Hollywood to Ridgeway House

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Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show

Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show

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Exploring Ageing Through Art

Exploring Ageing through Art - "Getting On" goes on tour

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OSJCT Executive Team Changes

Changes announced to Executive Team

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West of England Festival of Textiles (WEFT) 2015

West of England Festival of Textiles (WEFT) 2015

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British Seaside Summer Party

Oxfordshire's Summer Fun Day

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Trust in Bloom Oxfordshire Results

Oxfordshire Trust in Bloom Garden Competition

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NCS Youth Action Wiltshire

NCS Youth Action Wiltshire

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Trust in Bloom Competition

At the end of July Trustee Jill Hughes visited the Lincolnshire Homes to judge the Trust in Bloom competition. There are different categories within the competition and residents are encouraged to be involved in creating their ideal garden. The results are as follows:-

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh opens new Hayward Care Centre in Devizes

Summer Issue of Trust in Care magazine!

The latest issue of our Trust in Care magazine is now available!

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Survey of our Extra Care Service

Every year we carry out a survey of people living in our extra care housing (ECH) to get their feedback and to check out if they are happy with their support.

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Wiltshire Inter-Homes Quiz Competition

Inter-Homes Quiz Competition

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Apple Tree residents summer outing

Some of our residents at Apple Trees were in for a special treat when they visited Wymondham Windmill in Melton Mowbray.

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Wiltshire Trust in Bloom Garden Competition

Wiltshire Trust in Bloom Garden Competition

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Lincolnshire Colleagues receive Medals of Merit for Outstanding Work

Lincolnshire Colleagues receive Medals of Merit for Outstanding Work

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Lincolnshire’s Fun Day - Las Vegas

Lincolnshire's Fun Day - Wednesday, 17 June 2015

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Residents and staff from Brookside

Viva Las Vegas

Wiltshire Care Home Residents Experience The Glitz and Glamour of Las Vegas at Annual Tea Dance

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National Care Home Open Day

National Care Home Open Day provides an opportunity for people of all ages to visit their local care homes, meet residents and see the vibrant and positive lifestyle they enjoy.

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Dementia Awareness Week

Lincolnshire residents enjoy activities and events during Dementia Awareness Week

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Dementia Awareness Week 18 to 24 May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week 18 to 24 May 2015

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One Year Service Awards - Davide Biscotti, Maureen Nix, Pamela Terry, Charles Clisby, Jean Skittrall, Alison Peyton & Pat Heddrall with PAT

Wiltshire Volunteers Awarded for their hard work and achievements

Lend a Hand Day at Beckside

Lend a Hand Day at Beckside

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VE Day Celebrations

VE Day celebrations at The Poplars

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Dementia Awareness Week 18 - 24 May

Dementia Awareness Week aims to educate people about dementia and those living with the condition so they feel valued, confident and can retain as much of their independence as possible

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Voting Campaign reaches climax

Our 'Your Vote Counts' campaign reached its climax on Polling Day, Thursday 7 May, with teams in all of our homes making sure residents had the opportunity to have their say.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Opens Hayward Care Centre

His Royal Highness unveiled the commemorative plaque to mark the official opening of our newest home in Devizes

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Vera Hollyer with her son and daughter-in-law

Lincolnshire residents all set to vote

Residents in our homes have been taking part in voting discussions and debates.

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Voting Campaign at Fosse House

Residents get to meet local Conservative MP

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Eresby Hall Prepare for May Day

Eresby Hall Volunteers and Residents prepare for May Day

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Accreditation Presentation at Hartsholme House

Congratulations to the team at Hartsholme House in Lincoln who now hold Accreditation status in all areas awarded for excellence in Care, Infection Prevention & Control, Medicines Management and Dementia Care.

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“Your Vote Counts” Campaign

As part of our OSJCT Voting campaign the residents at Skirbeck Court have embraced the chance to have their say regarding voting at the General Election on Thursday 7 May

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Annual Volunteers Appreciation Day

Our Annual Volunteers Appreciation Day was held at the Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa on 31 March, over 120 guests attended the event

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Tables set ready for afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea at Doddington Hall

On the 15 April residents staff and volunteers from Fosse House, Beckside, Boultham Park House and Foxby Court attended afternoon tea at Doddington Hall

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Older People Deserve a Voice - Your Vote Counts!

We're making sure our residents have the opportunity to have their say on issues that directly affect all of us. Make sure you exercise your right to vote at the General Election. REMEMBER, your vote really matters!

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Admiral Nurses provide significant support for dementia care in Care Homes

A report commissioned by OSJCT evaluating the role of Admiral Nurses in its care homes has concluded that they provide valuable additional support to residents living with dementia.

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Lord Remnant unveils Foundation Stone for new Henley-on-Thames care centre

On 11 February, the Rt Lord Remnant, CVO, unveiled the Foundation Stone for the Trust's new, state-of-the-art care centre at a ceremony on the site of the former Townlands Community Hospital in Henley-on-Thames.

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Longland’s resident honoured by British Red Cross

Residents Star in Film

Spencer Court residents had the experience of a life time when they attended a film premiere - of a film in which THEY were the stars!

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Brookside’s Living Nativity in Melksham

Christmas Cake and Best Decorated Christmas Tree Competiton

Christmas Cake and Best Decorated Christmas Tree Competition

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Lincolnshire Christmas Fun Day

Lincolnshire Christmas Fun Day - 3 December 2014

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Vintage Tea Room Opens

The Residents at Millbrook Lodge in Brockworth are very excited to unveil their plush new vintage tea room.

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New Ashwood Care Centre in Warminster officially opened

OSJCT's newest care development was opened by Mrs Sarah Troughton, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, on 25 November 2014.

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Bemerton Lodge’s Hannah Callanan wins National Carer of the Year Award!

Congratulations to Carer Hannah Callanan, who works at our Bemerton Lodge care home in Salisbury, who has been named National Carer of the Year.

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Lincolnshire Harvest Festival

Residents, staff and volunteers enjoy a day out at the Lincolnshire Harvest Festival.

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Lincolnshire Staff Awards

Lincolnshire Staff Awards October 2014

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Oxfordshire Staff Awards Ceremony

More than 100 care home staff from across the Trust's Oxfordshire homes were recognised for their excellent work and commitment at the Staff Awards Ceremony held at Oxford Town Hall on 18 September.

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OSJCT Annual Report

Click here to see OSJCT's latest Annual Report & Accounts.

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Councillor Terry

Produce galore at our fifth annual Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show

Trust in Care-Summer 2014

Summer issue of Trust in Care 2014

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Huntingtower Community Primary School pupils put their ideas about life in 2064 into the Apple Trees Care Centre time capsule

Apple Trees opening marked with Time Capsule

As our new Apple Trees Care & Reablement Centre opens in Grantham, residents joined with local children to bury a time capsule in the grounds.

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National Nutrition & Hydration Week

Our homes organised lots of events to mark National Nutrition & Hydration week

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