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Colten Care homes raise £5,000 for Children in Need

Hampshire care home provider’s Children in Need totaliser hits £5,000

Residents and staff at Colten Care’s 20 homes in the South have raised more than £5,000 for Children in Need

Colten Care residents and team members with Pudsey Bear at their Strictly Come Tea Dance in Lymington in aid of Children in Need.A Strictly Come Tea Dancing competition, a pyjama walkathon, a teddy bear picnic and a car wash were among Colten Care's fundraising initiatives for Children in Need over recent weeks. Other events included coffee mornings, bingo competitions, all day ‘spotty’ mufti days, raffles and quizzes.

Hilda Snelling, a resident at Belmore Lodge in Lymington, was one of the participants in the tea dance competition held at the town’s community centre.

She said: “It was wonderful. I used to be a professional dancer along with my husband and being up there on the dance floor was just as thrilling as it has always been.”

Colten Care residents and team members with Pudsey Bear at their Strictly Come Tea Dance in Lymington in aid of Children in Need.Fiona Pritchard, Colten Care’s Music and Arts Partner, said: “Our residents and team members really enjoy raising money for worthwhile causes. It’s a fantastic feeling to support Children in Need and so help disadvantaged children and young people in our region and across the UK.”

With more than 30 years’ experience, Colten Care is an award-winning family-owned care home company. It has 20 quality care homes covering Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Sussex and offers a range of services spanning residential, nursing and dementia care.

Colten Care is determined to set the highest standards in all aspects of care of the older person. Colten Care is also committed to raising money for charitable causes. In the past year, residents and team members have raised more than £40,000 for charity.


Find out more about Colten Care's New Forest homes

Colten Care operates six residential nursing and care homes in the local area, including three in Lymington: Belmore Lodge, Court Lodge and dementia specialist Linden House. There are also homes in Brockenhurst (Woodpecker's), New Milton (Kingfisher's) and Mudeford (Avon Reach). Click on the links to find out more about each home...

Colten Care Belmore Lodge Lymington  Colten Care Court Lodge Lymington  Colten Care Linden House Lymington

Colten Care's Avon Reach  Colten Care Kingfishers New Milton  Colten Care Woodpeckers Brockenhurst

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