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Law firm gives care home a boost

Residents at a Shropshire care home are set to benefit from a generous donation from a firm of county solicitors.

Fodens Solicitors, which has recently opened a new Head Office at Junction 6 of the M54 in Telford, has handed over £15,000 to the Comfort Fund at Coverage Care’s newest home, Montgomery House in Shrewsbury, after choosing to support a local organisation during 2018.

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Briarfields steps out for Thomas Lake appeal

Staff and residents from Coverage Care’s Briarfields home have stepped out in Shrewsbury to raise funds for a vital operation for a teenager with Cerebal Palsy.

Eighteen residents, carers and friends walked a three-mile route from the home in Raby Crescent to The Quarry and back and raised more than £400 for Thomas Lake’s Crowdfunding appeal.

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Shrewsbury care home hosts open day

People will be able to get an experience of life at one of Shropshire’s newest care homes at an open morning later this month.

Montgomery House in Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, will open its doors from 9.30am to 12.30pm on April 20. It will be an opportunity for neighbours, families and potential residents to see the facilities on offer and find out more about day-to-day life at the home.

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Food award served up to Shrewsbury care home

A care home in Shrewsbury has won an award for the innovative and fun ways it encourages residents to eat well.

Briarfields in Raby Crescent, a residential home for older people run by Coverage Care, scooped the 2018 Think Food award from the NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

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‘Pimp my Zimmer’ project to reduce falls at Shropshire care home

A Shropshire care home is anticipating a reduction in falls among its residents after starting a fun project to encourage them to ‘pimp’ their Zimmer frames.

Users at Coverage Care’s Woodcroft home in Market Drayton have been personalising their walking aids by spray painting them different colours including pink, orange, blue and purple or decorating them with stickers so they can easily identify their own frame.

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