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Halstead Hall News

Stow in Bloom Success!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 31, 2018
This summer we have been encouraging residents to get creative in the garden with the launch of our inaugural ‘Stow in Bloom’ competition, to engage residents, families, staff and volunteers to contribute to the effort to find ‘Best in Stow’! With categories ranging from tallest sunflower, to best hanging basket or vegetable crop, there has […]
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Getting into the Caribbean Swing of it!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 31, 2018
Resident and staff enjoyed some Caribbean fun with our special Caribbean afternoon in August. The team organised a wonderful schedule of events for the day including a special Caribbean Menu including Caribbean Chicken Kebabs and Curry sauce! This was followed by an afternoon of music and dancing with Caribbean punch and mocktails. Staff dressed in […]
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Tea at the (Halstead) Ritz!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 31, 2018
Residents enjoyed a ‘Tea at the Ritz’ afternoon with a posh High Tea in vintage crockery. The kitchen prepared a fabulous selection of cucumber sandwiches, savoury treats, a selection of iced buns and make shift pink champagne (raspberry lemonade). One resident said, “It reminded me of the days of Lyons Tea Rooms and the Nippys […]
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We Could be Heroes!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 31, 2018
There are so many heroes at Halstead Hall, we wanted to give people the opportunity to recognise someone who has helped you, or done something special for you. We have launched a new heroes board at Halstead hall which is located outside the dining room with lots of blank hearts and instructions on how the […]
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Sister Home, Melford Court, rated ‘Good’

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 31, 2018
We are delighted to report that Melford Court has been rated ‘as good overall and also good in all five categories by CQC following their May inspection. The inspectors said they found: “a welcoming, open and uplifting culture at the home.” as well as commenting that “the entire staff team worked cohesively together.” We are […]
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Halstead Hall Refurbishment News

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 21, 2018
Work is continuing apace on the refurbishment of Halstead Hall. We thank you for your patience as we progress our work to make a fantastic new entrance lobby and adjoining Coffee Lounge for you all. The new Coffee Lounge will occupy the space where the Office previously was. We now have a new Office just […]
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Student Fundraiser brings joy to our Residents

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 21, 2018
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Natalie Buck for her fantastic fundraising efforts for our residents. Natalie, a student from Southend on Sea, has been fundraising for the home as part of her school citizenship project and has made over £300 which she chose to spend on activities equipment for residents at […]
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Celebrating a Royal Wedding in Style

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 21, 2018
On Saturday 19th May Royal Wedding celebrations came to Halstead Hall as we held a true British Street Party to mark the special occasion of the wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle. Our residents loved watching the celebrations and the staff made such a wonderful effort to make the day really memorable […]
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Our new Management Team at Halstead

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 21, 2018
We are very pleased to announce that Heather Choat has been appointed as Home Manager. Heather is a passionate and dedicated individual who enjoys delivering high standards and quality care. Heather has worked in the care sector since 1990 and has been a registered manager since 1993. She has worked alongside the Care Quality Commission […]
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Welcome to Halstead Hall

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 21, 2018
We would like to welcome all of our residents, families and our staff to Stow Healthcare. Founded by the Catchpole family in 2010, Stow Healthcare owns and manages Melford Court, Brandon Park and Stowlangtoft Hall Nursing Homes in Suffolk, and Ford Place Nursing Home in Norfolk. Offering truly first-class care for elderly residents, all our […]
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Go Green-Fingers for Stow in Bloom!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 20, 2018
We are really excited to announce the inaugural Stow in Bloom competition! Residents and others across out five homes have suggested ideas for categories, which include Best Hanging Basket, Tallest Sunflower and Best Edible display, as well as opportunities to create a craft or miniature garden! Judging will take place in the week starting 23 […]
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