Shelly Perry, General Manager at Whitefriars Care Home in Stamford, Lincolnshire

OSJCT Lincolnshire Home appoints new General Manager

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) is delighted to announce the appointment of Shelly Perry as General Manager at Whitefriars, their 56-bedroom residential home, in Stamford.

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News: Lincolnshire County Council Day Care Contract Awarded

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has been selected as an Approved Provider for Day Care for Lincolnshire County Council. This is effective as of November 2018.

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BLOG: Lincolnshire residents celebrate Halloween in style

OSJCT homes across Lincolnshire had a “fang-tastic” time celebrating Halloween with an array of parties and themed activities to enjoy and some ghoulishly great costumes on display.

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Respite Care at The Orders of St John Care Trust

BLOG: Short breaks, peace of mind with Respite Care at OSJCT

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) provides a person-centred approach to Respite Care, ensuring that every resident can relax in the knowledge that our dedicated team are there to support them for the duration of their stay.

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BLOG: Lincolnshire residents celebrate Harvest Festival

Residents from OSJCT homes across Lincolnshire gathered together to celebrate the annual Harvest Festival last week at a special event hosted at The Venue in Navenby.

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NEWS: OSJCT colleagues rally together for 109 mile cycle ride across Lincolnshire countryside

A very successful Tour de Trust 109 mile cycle ride across the Lincolnshire countryside was completed on the 2nd of October 2018. The event raised awareness and valuable funds for Dementia UK and The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) would like to say a huge thank you to all those who supported the cause and donated generously.

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NEWS: Boultham Park join in Lincoln County Hospital campaign supporting Baby Loss Awareness week

Residents at The Orders of St John Care Trust Boultham Park House care home have joined a Lincoln County Hospital campaign in support of Baby Loss Awareness week (8th-14th October 2018).

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BLOG: OSJCT’s Patchett Lodge hosts ‘Last Night at The Proms’ party

Residents and colleagues at Patchett Lodge Care Home, Holbeach enjoyed a delightful Last Night at The Proms themed party last week as part of a challenge set by Live Music Now and the Care Quality Commission.

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BLOG: OSJCT’s Tour De Trust picks up pace in Lincolnshire

On Tuesday 2nd October a team of budding cyclists will ride the highs and lows across 109 miles of Lincolnshire countryside.

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BLOG: National Citizens Service students support #OSJCT’s Apple Trees garden project

Students from Grantham and the surrounding area have been supporting Apple Trees Care Centre throughout the summer as part of the National Citizen Service programme.

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Apple Trees, Lincolnshire

BLOG: OSJCT’s Apple Trees residents enjoy “I can’t believe it’s a care home week”

Residents at Apple Trees Care Centre in Grantham enjoyed a wide variety of activities throughout last week as part of The Orders of St John Care Trust’s “I can’t believe it’s a care home week”.

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OSJCT Lincolnshire fun day!

BLOG: OSJCT Lincolnshire residents get together for annual fun day!

Residents, colleagues and volunteers were invited to attend The Orders of St John Care Trust’s annual Lincolnshire Residents Fun Day last week, with a fun filled afternoon hosted at The Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa.

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BLOG: Red Arrows Engineer surprises Digby Court residents

Residents and colleagues at OSJCT’s Digby Court in Bourne, Lincolnshire were treated to a surprise visit from Red Arrows engineer, Corporal Louis Jelley last week.

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Hartsholme House, Lincoln

OSJCT Lincolnshire care home rated as Outstanding by CQC

Inspectors from independent regulator of health and social care, CQC, have awarded Hartsholme House care home in Lincoln the highest possible ranking of ‘outstanding’, following its latest surprise inspection

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OSJCT’s Patchett Lodge treats community to Cupcakes for #CupcakeDay

Residents and colleagues from Patchett Lodge Care Home treated the Holbeach community to some sweet treats on the Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day.

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OSJCT Carer celebrated for 20+ years service

OSJCT Carer is celebrated for 23 years of service at Gregory House, Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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OSJCT Care Home in Stamford gets involved in Dementia Action Week

Whitefriars Care Home in Stamford is getting involved in Dementia Action Week. There will be a Residents and Families Bake Off event on Tuesday 22nd May, followed by a coffee morning open to all on Wednesday 23 May from 10.30 - 11.30am. Residents will then host a karaoke event on Wednesday afternoon.

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OSJCT Grevill House runs Advice Bites café

OSJCT's Grevill House launches its Advice Bites Cafe' providing guidance on paying for care.

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Welcome to Your New Home Card - Competition Announcement

In January we launched a competition for residents to design a Welcome to Your New Home card that would be used across the Trust to welcome in new residents.

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‘Stop the Pressure’ success for OSJCT

The Orders of St John Care Trust is celebrating 34 homes across Lincolnshire and Wiltshire being pressure ulcer free for 100 plus days.

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Gregory House Awarded Outstanding in Latest CQC Report

Gregory House care home is OSJCT's second home to be awarded an outstanding CQC report.

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Duke of Gloucester Visits Lincoln

​Boultham Park House in Lincoln welcomed a special visitor on 6 July when HRH The Duke of Gloucester dropped in during his day of engagements in Lincoln.

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Cathedral Trip for Ermine House

Residents visit Lincoln Cathedral

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Gardening at Gregory House

Residents enjoy some gardening in the lovely sunshine

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Vegetable planting at Eresby Hall

Eresby Hall residents start their vegetable planting

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Eresby Hall - Bike Night

Eresby Hall residents attend the local 'Bike Night'

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Patchett Lodge have a visit from Zoolab

Zoolab visit Patchett Lodge with different kinds of creatures

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Jubilee Celebrations at Apple Trees

Apple Trees celebrate The Trusts Jubilee

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George the ‘Pat Dog’ visits Gregory House

George the labradoodle 'pat dog' visit Gregory House on a weekly basis.

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Gregory House enjoy the Sunshine

Residents enjoy the sunshine in the garden while eating ice lollies.

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Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Gregory House

Gregory House enjoyed a day celebrating 25 years of The Orders of St John Care Trust

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Silver Jubilee Celebrations at Ermine House

Ermine House celebrate The Orders of St John Care Trust 25 years

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Skirbeck Court Celebrate Silver Jubilee

Skirbeck Court celebrate The Orders of St John Care Trusts' silver jubilee

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John Osgerby of Eresby Hall turns 100

John Osgerby turns 100 and celebrates in style

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Easter at Skirbeck Court

Skirbeck Court welcome the Easter bunny

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Skirbeck Court Volunteer turns 80

Volunteer Maureen Bray celebrates her 80th birthday

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The High Sheriff of Lincolnshire officially opens The Poplars new extension

On 5 April, Mrs Jill Hughes, the High Sheriff of Lincolnshire cut the ribbon to open the home's newly-built dementia care household.

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Birds of Prey at Fosse House

Fosse House enjoy a visit from some birds of prey

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Skirbeck Court celebrate Vera Lynn’s birthday

At Skirbeck Court they celebrated what would have been Vera Lynn's 100th birthday

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Dennetts Ice Cream visit Eresby Hall

Eresby Hall were lucky to have a visit from Dennetts Ice Cream

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Pat Gibson Celebrates her 90th Birthday

Pat from Eresby Hall celebrated her 90th birthday this month

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Skirbeck Court - Nutrition & Hydration Week

Skirbeck Court enjoy fish and chips and a choice of various drinks

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Skirbeck Court - Old Toys

Skirbeck Court reminisced over old toys

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Eresby Hall Day Trip

Eresby Hall day trip to Skegness

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Skirbeck Court Knitting Circle

Skirbeck Court Get Knitting

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Eresby Hall Enjoy a Pub Lunch

Residents from Eresby Hall enjoy a Christmas Lunch

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Gregory House - Harvest Festival

Gregory House resident, Jen Bromley, with her pumpkin for the Harvest Festival

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Patchett Lodge receive a letter from The Queen

Residents from Patchett Lodge received a letter from The Queen

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Fosse House - Macmillan Coffee Morning

Fosse House held a Macmillan coffee and cake sale morning

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Lincolnshire Harvest Festival 2016

Lincolnshire held its Harvest Festival on 5 October

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Volunteers Appreciation Day - Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire held their Volunteers Appreciation Day on the 8 September

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Volunteer Long Service - Skirbeck Court

Volunteer receives 10 year long service

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Long Service Awards - Skirbeck Court

Skirbeck Court - long service awards

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Beckside Visit Lincoln Cathedral

Beckside, North Hykeham visit Lincoln Cathedral

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Lincolnshire Residents Fun Day

Grease is the word for this years Residents' Fun Day!

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Lincolnshire Trust in Bloom Competition 2016

Once again the judging of Trust in Bloom has been very difficult. So much hard work and goodwill goes into making the gardens beautiful for our residents to enjoy.

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Dorothy Wright - Land Army Girl

Dorothy Wright from Skirbeck Court receives medal and certificate

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Skirbeck Court - Summer Fete

Skirbeck Court held their annual Summer Fete on Saturday, 16 July

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The Order of Malta Awards 2016

Huge congratulations to medal recipients who received their awards at The Order of Malta’s St John’s Day Ceremony, which was held at Brompton Oratory in London on 24th June

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Mavis and Freda attend the Patrons Lunch

Mavis and Freda from Fosse House, Lincoln attend the Patrons Lunch

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The Poplars Queens 90th Birthday

The Poplars enjoying their day celebrating the Queens 90th birthday

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Queens 90th Birthday

Queens 90th Birthday at Skirbeck Court

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Lincolnshire Annual Employee Awards 2016

Lincolnshire Annual Employee Awards 2016

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MasterChef at The Poplars

We have our very own MasterChef working in the kitchen at The Poplars

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Butlins vists Ermine House

Ermine House - Butlins visit the home

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Summer House

Skirbeck Court - Dementia Garden

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Residents Celebrate the Queens Birthday

Residents Celebrate the Queens Birthday at Skirbeck Court

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Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatters Tea Party

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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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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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Elsie Horsewood - 100th Birthday

Elsie Mae Horsewood - 100th Birthday

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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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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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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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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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Lincolnshire Employee Awards 2015

Lincolnshire Employee Awards 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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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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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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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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Dementia Awareness Week

Lincolnshire residents enjoy activities and events during Dementia Awareness Week

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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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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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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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