Latest News from Edward Moore House, Gravesend

Christine took the residents to the prom

Gravesend Residents' Sunny day out

Residents of Edward Moore House made the most of the early summer sunshine and took a day trip.

Residents had a cracking time making their nests

Easter Treats on the Menu at Edward Moore House

The Easter Bunny hopped in to Edward Moore House Residential Care Home this week and inspired the residents to throw on their aprons and enjoy some Easter baking.

Dave sings to residents

Gravesend Residents Make a Song and Dance of Snow day

Residents of Edward Moore Residential Care Home enjoyed an afternoon of singing and dancing.

Home is Where the Heart is for Gravesend Residents

Residents at Edward Moore Residential Care Home came together to cook up a treat for Valentine's Day.

Jammy Residents Bake at Edward Moore House

Residents at Edward Moore Residential Care Home got sticky in the kitchen this week, enjoying a morning baking a classic favourite of jam tarts.

Gravesend Residents Prepare Pumpkins

Residents of Edward Moore House Residential Care Home prepared their home for Fright Night by getting together to carve some pumpkins.

Creative Care Staff Give Gravesend Care Home Face Lift

A team of creative staff at Edward Moore House Residential Care Home in Gravesend have used their imagination and resourcefulness to breathe new life into the home.

Summer House in Resident’s Memory Officially Opens

Staff and residents at Edward Moore House Residential Care Home recently celebrated the opening of their lovely new summer house, which was kindly donated by former resident, Raymond Simmons.

Edward Moore House gets Involved With Doorstep Challenge

Edward Moore House staff have used their creativity to brighten up their welcome area.

Care Staff’s Fundraiser Raises Cash for Outings

Staff of Edward Moore House Residential Home challenged themselves to a sponsored walk, to raise money for the residents of the home.

Gravesend Care Home Grants Wedding Wish

Staff at Edward Moore House granted a wish through The Wish Appeal, enabling resident, Brian Barnes, to attend his son’s wedding on Saturday 3rd June along with two of his carers.

Gravesend Care Home Celebrates 50 Years of Caring for Kent

From humble beginnings in Kingswood Road, Gillingham, The Abbeyfield Kent Society has grown to become the biggest independent Abbeyfield in the world. On Tuesday, it celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Pizza Making Serves up fun for Gravesend Residents

Who needs a takeaway when you can make your own? Residents of Edward Moore House Care Home in Gravesend topped off their week by making their own pizzas.

Baking is Piece of Cake for Gravesend Residents

Residents of Edward Moore House whisked up a delicious batch of cupcakes last week, with the help of staff of the residential care home.

Gravesend Residents Attend Remembrance Service

Residents of Edward Moore House Care Home paid their respects to fallen soldiers on Friday, attending a Remembrance Service in Gravesend.

Nostalgia in the air at Vintage tea Dance

Reminiscence was in the air at Edward Moore House Residential Home on Tuesday 8th October, as residents had a ball at a vintage themed tea dance.

Edward Moore House Hosts end of Summer Party

With the warm days coming to an end and the chilly evenings drawing in, Edward Moore House Residential Home hosted a party for residents and their families to mark the end of summer.

NCS Students Volunteer in Gardens at Gravesend Care Homes

Working with the National Citizen Service as part of a social action project, a group of 13 school leavers have been busy fundraising and volunteering at Abbeyfield Kent’s two Gravesend care homes.

Gravesend Care Home Residents’ Day Trip Reaches New Heights

Residents from The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s two Gravesend care homes, Dene Holm and Edward Moore House, took a trip to Herne Bay to watch their annual air show.

A Right Royal Picnic for Gravesend Residents

Residents from both Abbeyfield Kent’s Gravesend residential homes, Edward Moore House and Dene Holm embraced the sunshine and took a trip to Greenwich Park for a picnic.

Courageous Residents Meet Curious Creatures

Residents of Edward Moore House, The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s Gravesend residential home, made some slightly unusual new friends when some curious creatures visited them.

Brownies Join Residents for Christmas Carols

The local Brownie unit stopped by at Edward Moore House for a festive visit, to catch up with residents and get in to the Christmas spirit.

Recruitment Open Day at Gravesend Care Home

Come along to our recruitment open days to find out about our exciting opportunities.

Meet the Chaplain: Reverend Leslie Brannan

Depsite being in his nineties, Reverend Leslie Brannan has been visiting Edward Moore House Residential Home for many years, providing residents of the home with the opportunity to participate in a service.

Green Fingered Residents get Stuck in with Gardening

Residents of Edward Moore House Residential Home in Gravesend made the most of the summer sunshine by putting on their gardening gloves and spending a morning digging and planting.

Enthusiastic Helper Shares Reasons for Volunteering

Lynda Davis, a volunteer at Edward Moore House Residential Home, has worked many varied jobs but for her, nothing makes her as happy as volunteering.

Gravesend Residents Enjoy Singalong

Residents of Edward Moore House in Gravesend were treated to an afternoon of sing-alongs, when the chaplain of the home visited and bought along his guitar.

Residents Participate in Patriotic St George's Day Parade

In celebration of St George’s Day, residents and staff of Edward Moore House in Gravesend headed into the town centre to watch the patriotic parades.

Gravesend Residents Meet Curious Creatures

Most of us would shudder at the sight of a snake and cringe at a glimpse of a cockroach, but not residents at Edward Moore House, they were delighted to be introduced to a range of weird and wonderful creatures, when Zoolab visited the home.

Brownie Pack Joins Residents for Seasonal Sing-along

A local Brownie Pack visited residents of Edward Moore House in Gravesend for a festive afternoon of carol singing.

Why I Volunteer with Older People, Nav's Story

Twenty-five year old volunteer, Nav Lehl, tells us what inspired her to volunteer, how it has boosted her confidence and why more young people should get involved with charities.

Betty Celebrates Centenary Birthday!

Betty Upchurch, a resident at Edward Moore House in Gravesend celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday 2nd November.

Edward Moore House Resident Celebrates 90th Birthday

Accompanied by her family, friends and staff of Edward Moore House, Catherine Talty celebrated her 90th birthday on Friday 10th October at the Gravesend residential home.

Chaplain Supports Edward Moore House

After running his own computer business for over ten years, Tim Parsons tells us about his decision to become a chaplain.

Choosing a Care Home for Mum, Christine's Story

Choosing residential care is a daunting experience but it can have a positive outcome. Here, Christine Lee, daughter of Abbeyfield Kent resident, Janet Fielder tells her story.

Brownies Earn Badges with Residents

The local Brownie unit visited residents at Edward Moore House in Gravesend to get involved with the community and earn themselves a new badge.