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A royal affair at Buckingham Palace

Staff and customers from Riverside’s Hardwick House in Teesside and The Beacon in North Yorkshire were invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace with The noble affair Prince Harry.

It doesn’t get any grander than being invited to a royal garden party at Buckingham Palace! But that’s just what happened when staff and customers from Riverside’s Hardwick House in Teesside, Mike Jackson House in Hampshire and The Beacon in North Yorkshire were invited to the royal appointment last month. The noble affair was hosted

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Health and housing: Together we can change lives and help the NHS

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As hundreds of health professionals gather in Liverpool for NHS Confed, Riverside’s Head of Health and Care, Boaz Elieli, reflects on ambitious plans we have to develop new models of care… How can housing solutions help tackle some of the key issues facing NHS providers? At a fringe session this morning, on a panel with

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Volunteers’ Week: ‘The benefits of giving your time are truly priceless’

Riverside staff volunteers and students from De Montfort University clean up a neighbourhood in Leicester

It’s Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2017), celebrating the amazing contribution volunteers make to society. In the last year, Riverside staff have dedicated hundreds of hours’ volunteering time to communities around the country. Lizzie Whitmore, our Volunteer Service Manager for London, looks at why volunteering makes such a difference – and how you could get involved…

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Pop-up 1950s and 60s rooms bring memories flooding back and help people with dementia

Riverside residents and sisters Rita Connelly and Betty Hughes in the rem pod at Windsor Court, Bootle

A pop-up 1950s kitchen and 60s-inspired living room are taking Merseyside pensioners back to the good old days… and helping people with dementia. The nostalgic ‘reminiscence pods’, which include everyday items to touch and smell, even feature a vintage-style television set with newsreels from a bygone era. The pods are being used by housing association

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Big plans for new homes and services

As well as improving services for you, we want to help more people who can’t afford a home of their own, or who need support to deal with life’s challenges.  So we’ve set ourselves some ambitious goals for the next three years.  We are connecting… We’re going to continue developing our digital services so more

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Improving our services for you

Improving services

Providing you with a great service is our number one priority. Many customers are happy with Riverside but we know we can do better and we’re committed to improving. So we’re looking closely at every area of the organisation and how we work.  The aim? To spend more time in your neighbourhood and give you

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Get fit, get safe, get savvy – get together!

Get fit at Retirement Living services

Your brand new Health and Wellbeing service is coming – and we hope you’ll get involved. Aimed at Retirement Living and older customers, a range of themed, monthly activities will encourage you to: —             be ‘age-healthy’ —             be resilient —             remain independent —             maintain a feeling of physical and mental wellness. We’ve lined up a

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