Nightingale receives award for its activities programme


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Nightingale, a major care provider and residential home for older people in Wandsworth, South London, has received an award for the adult learning activities it provides. The home was nominated for the national award of excellence from NIACE (National Institute of Adult Continuing Education), the umbrella group for adult learning in the UK. The “|Fred Moore Institutional Award” is given to organisations which are leaders in providing learning opportunities for older people. At a special presentation ceremony attended by Nightingale residents, staff and guests, the award was presented to the activities team by Jim Soulsby, the national development officer of the “Older and Bolder” campaign. Held in Nightingale’s concert hall the ceremony included a multi-media presentation featuring the extensive choice of activities for residents which includes arts and crafts, music, languages, computers and Tai-Chi, together in partnership with other local organisations. “The judges felt your work at Nightingale





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