General Trust News

Residents with Hidden Talents

This month our Resident found with a hidden talent is Mr John Nutall When John was at school during the war he was evacuated to Cornwall, during this time John had dyslexia but this difficulty was not known or understood. He used to draw all day in his books instead of writing and that is […]

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Photo Memories

Most of us have a stash of photos locked away in a box or trapped in a photo rarely seeing the light of day. At Gloucester Charities Trust (GCT) we recognise the profound impact that photographs have and their importance in helping to tell the life story of our members and residents. We have been […]

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Volunteer at Kimbrose Club

A call has gone out for volunteers to help with Gloucester Charities Trust’s popular Kimbrose Club, which supports people with dementia. Our club is run by qualified staff, but we need a few extra pairs of hands to come along and chat to the club members and help with some of the activities. Debbie Elkins […]

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Getting the generations together

At Kimbrose Club, our members love variety – doing different things and meeting different people. So we were delighted that some National Citizen Service students came along to spend the day with us. The NCS scheme is open to all 16 and 17 year-olds in England. It helps young people build skills for work and […]

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New ways to support our Kimbrose Club members

We are always looking for new ways of helping members of the Kimbrose Club, to enhance the experience they have when they are with us. One of our team, Barry, was already trained in Dementia Care Mapping, and he has now been joined in this skill by our manager Kerry-Ann. Dementia Care Mapping is based […]

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Fundraising is a piece of cake for generous stationery supplier

It was a case of ‘ready, steady bake!’ for a Gloucester stationery supply firm which turned up the heat on fundraising by holding a baking competition. The team at Robert Hall Business Equipment took it in turns to bake each week, and winners were judged on taste and presentation, with the cakes sold among the […]

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