New Forest Colten Care homes celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Union Jacks, Dancing and Singing at Colten Care home parties in New Milton and Brockenhurst

How residents at Colten Care’s New Forest care homes celebrated the Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee

Dancing and singing at Kingfishers

Dancing and singing at Kingfishers

Care home residents celebrate Her Majesty’s 70-year reign

Residents at Colten Care’s New Forest care homes went all out to enjoy themselves for the Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee.

Amid Union Jacks, dancing and singing, Outstanding-rated Kingfishers in New Milton and Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst were among those staging festive ‘street parties’ in honour of the occasion. 

Kingfishers residents Terry Brown and Polly Walker spoke of the fun they had.

Terry said: “Thank you all for a memorable afternoon. Everyone enjoyed the special occasion, great weather too!”, while Polly commented: “I had an amazing time, lots of singing and dancing. I enjoyed the cake too, so yummy!”.

Woodpeckers residents welcomed a visit by a shire horse called Guinness sporting a patriotic red, white and blue mane braiding and ear bonnet.

The Jubilee buzz began weeks before the extended Bank Holiday weekend with residents making themed artworks and decorations.

And in the gardens of all 21 Colten Care homes across the south, commemorative Jubilee trees were planted as a lasting tribute to Her Majesty.

The Jubilee garden party at Colten Care’s Outstanding-rated Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst

Jubilee party at Woodpeckers

Find out more about Colten Care

With more than 30 years’ experience, Colten Care is an award-winning family-owned care home company. It owns 21 quality care homes covering Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex and offers a range of services spanning residential, nursing and dementia care. Seven of the homes are rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and Colten Care earns a consistently high group score, currently 9.9 out of ten, on the public review site Carehome.co.uk. Based on such third-party advocacy, Colten Care is the UK’s highest-rated care home group for its size.

All Colten Care homes are registered for nursing care

All homes are registered for nursing care and four are dedicated dementia care homes with Admiral Nurse support. Unlike people who receive domiciliary care in their own homes, residents in Colten Care homes have the reassurance that 24/7 nurse-led care with companionship is on hand whenever they need it. Residents live in the highest standards of accommodation, enjoying homecooked food, fresh laundry and housekeeping services, and safe, peaceful and inspiring gardens. Colten Care also supports residents to raise thousands of pounds for charities of their choice every year. Founded more than 35 years ago, Colten Care has won multiple awards for the quality of its care and remains an independent, family-owned care home provider. For more information, visit www.ColtenCare.co.uk

Three Colten Care homes in the New Forest are rated outstanding

Colten Care operates six residential nursing and care homes in the New Forest, three of which are rated Outstanding and three of which are in Lymington: Belmore Lodge, Court Lodge and dementia specialist Linden House (Outstanding). There are also homes in Brockenhurst -Woodpeckers (Outstanding), New Milton - Kingfishers (Outstanding) and Mudeford - Avon Reach. Click on the links to find out more about each home... 

Colten Care home Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst
Colten Care home Linden House in Lymington
Colten Care home Kingfishers in New Milton
Colten Care home Court Lodge in Lymington
Colten Care home Belmore Lodge in Lymington
Colten Care home Avon Reach in Mudeford


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