Village Blog

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A Stroll for the Soul
A good walk can do wonders for you mental and physical wellbeing. Here is some advice from our therapists at the Wellness Spa.
1st June 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Martin's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
23rd May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Philippa's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
22nd May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Jenny's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
21st May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Ben's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
20th May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Amy's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
19th May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 | Laura's thoughts
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness, so we’ve asked our leadership team what kindness means to them.
18th May 2020
Memories of a World War II Veteran
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, here are some fascinating memories from one of our residents, Denis Evans, a WWII veteran.
8th May 2020
Thank You #RVHeroes from our residents and families
Our wonderful residents, families and friends have been sending kind and thoughtful messages to us all at Richmond Villages. Here are just a few of the messages we have received.
6th May 2020
Ways to support older people living in self-isolation
Are you looking for ways that you can safely support older relatives, friends or neighbours living in self-isolation but not sure what you can do? Whether it’s helping with their shopping or just regular calls, we’ve got some ways you can help.
28th April 2020
Spruce up your garden ready for summer: our top tips!
Gardening is a great way to stay balanced and focus on your wellbeing, especially during these challenging times. Here are our top tips for getting your garden ready for summer...
24th April 2020
Richmond Readers celebrate World Book Day
Through our partnership with children’s literacy charity, Schoolreaders, residents at Richmond Northampton have been helping with reading in local primary schools so that more children can enjoy World Book Day.
5th March 2020
What to expect at a Village Showcase
Find out how you can benefit from our upcoming Village Showcase Events.
5th February 2020
'I wish my mother could see me now!' - Ivy takes to water at the age of 94
Read the wonderful story of how Richmond Witney resident, Ivy Waller, learned to swim at the age of 94.
27th January 2020
New Year, New Mind, Body & Soul
Are you looking to improve your health and wellbeing this year but don't quite know where to start? Here we provide tips on how to take charge of your health and happiness in 2020.
9th January 2020
A year at Richmond Villages
What a brilliant year at Richmond Villages. Read about our highlights of 2019.
19th December 2019
How to take care of your health this winter
Winter is officially here. Find out how you can stay healthy during the winter months.
2nd December 2019
The Perfect Way to Downsize
Mr and Mrs Bushby reveal how their move to Richmond Aston-on-Trent has helped them to maintain their independence and start living their best lives.
18th November 2019
Introducing the Richmond Routine
We've collaborated with 80's fitness guru "The Green Goddess" - Diana Moran, to bring our residents and Wellness Spa members the Richmond Routine.
10th June 2019
Turning Witney Blue for Dementia Action Week 2019
Witney has once again turned blue in support of Dementia Action Week 2019.
21st May 2019