Special delivery for carer Rebecca

Melody Care send their congratulations to Home Care Assistant Rebecca Horne-Puddick who gave birth to Amy Elizabeth May on Tuesday 20th April weighing 8lb 6oz (and three weeks early too!). Welcome to the world Amy.

Easter baskets and bunnies

The Melody Care Easter word search competition proved popular with our clients. Entries were put into a draw with a winner picked from each of our branches. Lucky recipients of Easter goodie baskets were: Barbara (Aldershot), Edith (Alton), Ernest (Farnborough) and Sylvia (Winchester). Well done to all those who participated. Meanwhile, clients enjoyed their Easter bunnies, courtesy […]

Melody Care celebrates 10 years of caring!

Melody Care 10th anniversary

December 2010: a month that saw snow and ice dominating the headlines as Britain shivered in the longest cold spell for almost 30 years and Matt Cardle (remember him?!), winner of the X Factor, was number 1 in the UK singles chart. That was the month in which Melody Care started business and delivered their […]

Clients colour poppies for The British Legion

Remembrance poppies

Earlier this month, we sent all our clients a large poppy to colour in so that we could decorate our Branches with poppy wreaths. We were overwhelmed and impressed with all the responses – what talented and artistic clients we have. Thank you so much for participating, we raised over £300 for The British Legion.

Shirley’s garden walk fundraiser

Shirley

In July, Shirley Collins, our first Winchester client, walked 250 laps around her garden, raising £1,665 for the Winchester Hospice. She completed this on the eve of her 82nd birthday. What an achievement, we are truly impressed!

George Siggers turns 90 years old

George Siggers

George, an Alton client since 2017, reached the grand old age of 90 years this week. Wearing his new shirt and trousers for the occasion, he was presented with a special card and cake by Mary Rabbitts, his carer. Below is his biography, kindly given to us by his daughter. He has had a very […]

Special moments from VE Day

Celebrating VE day

Despite still being in lockdown, both our clients and Carers celebrated VE Day in true style.  Many of our Carers sent in lovely videos of them and their clients discussing what VE day meant to them and singing their favourite wartime songs. Some of them shared memorable items from the war such as ration books and an identity card. 

Fred Dinenage opens our new Melody Care Winchester Branch

Winchester branch opening

Our new Winchester Branch in Stoney Lane was officially opened by TV personality Fred Dinenage in March this year.  Having hosted the Hampshire Care Awards where we were double winners, Fred was delighted to be invited to cut the ribbon and host the event. Paying tribute to us, he said: “Melody Care are a super […]

Double winners at the Hampshire Care Awards

Hampshire Care awards 2019

We were delighted to be double award winners at the Hampshire Care Association Awards in November. Mary Rabbitts won Homecare Worker of the Year and Monica Wilczkowiak was awarded Homecare Newcomer of the Year. Well done both of you, and the Alton team. Congratulations also go to Nicki Otter, our Learning & Development Manager, who […]

Winners and finalists at the Surrey Care Awards

Surrey Care Awards 2018 Winner awards

We were thrilled that we were winners in not one but two categories at this year’s Surrey Care Association Awards. Victoria Inskip, who has been with Melody Care for two years, won Beyond the Care of Duty. The presenter summarised Victoria as “someone who is in great demand with clients as they are very professional but has a lovely sense […]