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Guild Care’s new luxury retirement home Caer Gwent is celebrating after a successful opening. Before Easter the home welcomed around 70 people, who wanted to explore the new and improved building and there are now only 6 of the 11 bedrooms left. One of the big attractions is The Salon, which was officially opened on the 11th March. Trudy Sawyer from The Carlton and Beauty Spa Group was there to cut the ribbon as the comp  Read More
We have a superhuman in our midst. Ross Graham from Worthing is all set to run this year’s London Marathon in aid of local charity Guild Care. Ross is currently in training for the race which is taking place on the 24th April. Ross isn’t a stranger to taking on such a big challenge, he’s already run the Brighton Marathon twice and says it’s always been a big ambition of his to run the in the London event. The father of  Read More
Christmas is a time for family. For being with loved ones, opening cherished gifts from that special someone, and sharing stories over the dining table. Research suggests that over half a million older people will spend Christmas Day alone. There will be no presents under the tree. No-one to share that special dinner with. Just an empty room, in an empty house, on what is supposed to be the happiest day of the year. Guild Care provid  Read More
A Lancing care home resident celebrated a bumper birthday on Saturday 5 December. Friends, family and fellow residents at The Bell, on South Street, Lancing, joined together on Esther King’s 100th birthday to celebrate the occasion. Esther was born in London on 5 December 1915. She used her intelligence to great advantage, passing all her exams and securing employment as a secretary, and later, a live-in receptionist. She met her hu  Read More
Guild Care are setting standards by introducing the National Living Wage of £7.20 per hour as a minimum across our care homes and community services. Guild Care run five well-respected care homes in Goring, Worthing and Lancing, with a range of roles on offer, including care assistants, domestic assistants and home care workers. The National Living Wage is set to be implemented for over-25s in April 2016, but, as a charity, we   Read More
Steyne Gardens is set for a Christmas spectacular on Saturday 28 November, with the opening weekend at Worthing Ice Rink, Xmas market stalls and Guild Care’s Christmas Pudding Race making a fantastic day out for all the family. A three storey slide will take centre stage on the Steyne, with the Christmas Pudding Race offering over 100 feet of festive inflatable fun. Local businesses including ETI Ltd., Jacobs Steel, Fresh Egg,  Read More
Southern Water are offering you the chance to pick up a free ‘fat trap’ at the Christmas Pudding Race, helping you dispose of your festive fat, oil and grease (FOG) without putting it down the sink. When fat, oil and grease enter the cold sewers, it congeals and forms a concrete-like material. If it bonds with non-flushable items such as wet wipes, this can cause sewer pipes to block, causing flooding of streets, gardens, ...home  Read More
Long-standing Christmas Pudding Race champions, Jacobs Steel, have issued a challenge to fellow competitors at the Christmas Pudding Race. As the estate agency prepares to face its third battle at Guild Care’s festive inflatable assault course, the pudding-based pressure is building. Racing faster than the speed of Santa’s sleigh has stood Jacobs Steel in good stead for over two years, but will new teammates Ellia, A  Read More
West Sussex County Council’s Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health, Peter Catchpole, spent an afternoon working at Worthing care home, Linfield House, as part of West Sussex Care Month. The awareness month was created to help councillors keep in touch with the lives of people who need, and provide, care in our county. Guild Care’s Linfield House was specially selected for the visit, helping place Worthing on th  Read More
With the festive season fast approaching, Guild Care are asking local people to have a night in and raise funds for their vital Growing Older with Learning Difficulties (GOLD) (http://www.guildcare.org/guildcare-centres/gold) service. Dress in something sparkly, enjoy cocktails and nibbles, put on a dinner party or have a pamper evening. All you need to do is donate the money you would have spent on a night out to Guild Care, making   Read More

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