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Brockington House win first prize at Pinder Healthcare Design Awards

Brockington House is delighted to have won an award at the Pinder Healthcare Awards. Recognising the very best in care-related properties, the prestigious accolade seeks to acknowledge the contribution these properties make to the wellbeing and quality of life for those in their care. The panel of j...

Getting the garden ready for summer!

19th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories We have all been helping in the garden today! From weeding to painting, whole home approach as we enjoy the nicer weather with our ladies and gentlemen Read more

A morning of Yoga

18th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Live streamed yoga this morning was enjoyed by all Read more

Happy Birthday Ron

17th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Celebrating Ron’s birthday! Read more

The funeral of Prince Philip

17th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Our ladies and gentlemen are paying their respects as they watch the funeral today of Prince Philip Read more

Quoits!

16th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Fabulous game of quoits! Read more

A morning of darts

12th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A fun game of darts this morning! Doreen was the highest scorer this morning with 93. Pauline played for the first time with her left hand and her highest score was 46. Read more

John looking after his new plants

11th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories John started the day by checking our plants and watering them Read more

National Zoo Day

8th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories National zoo lovers day! So today we looked at the zoo in India – The Mysuru Zoo and also a day in the life of a zoo keeper. We also virtually visited the Smithsonian national zoo in America where the focus is on conservation and breeding to ensure species don’t die out. Read more

An afternoon of fun and education!

7th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A fun afternoon of games followed by a documentary about the world’s largest library in Alexandria Greece as its national library day! Read more

Easter fun and games

6th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories We enjoyed lots of fun games over the Easter weekend – plenty of laughter and a bit of healthy competition Read more

A spot of gardening in the sun

6th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Busy day watering and looking after our plants followed by a walk around the garden! Read more

Easter at Brockington House

4th April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories The Easter bunny visited us! Read more

Easter bonnet judging time

3rd April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Easter bonnet judging time Read more

Easter is coming at Brockington House!

2nd April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Easter treats from out kitchen and getting ready for the easter bunny’s arrival Read more

Easter Bonnets in the sun

1st April 2021 | Brockington House | Stories This afternoon we made our Easter bonnets. John decided to make a car bonnet instead! Read more

A day in the sun at Brockington House

31st March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A fun filled afternoon! Lots of games and laughter as well as enjoying the beautiful spring sunshine – just glorious today! Read more

Potting some sunflowers in the spring sunshine

31st March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Enjoying the sunshine as we re-potted the sunflowers Read more

Working on our spring project

30th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Coming to the end of our spring art project – we can’t wait to show you our finished master pieces Read more

Spring flowers and sunshine

28th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories John is enjoying the sunshine and a walk around the garden and taking photos of the flowers while our ladies have a well-earned cup of tea in the sunshine! Read more

Getting competitive!

25th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories We are all enjoying our new ladder game – lots of fun and laughter Read more

Tree drawing session

23rd March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A sprint art session. We are enjoying getting creative Read more

Fun and games

22nd March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Fun and games this morning Read more

Scrabble

20th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories This morning we played a game of scrabble. Betty said she hadn’t had a game for a number of years. No winner yet as we had to stop for lunch! Read more

Spring art competition

19th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Spring art session afternoon! We have been drawing and painting followed by a cup of tea and a doughnut at break time. Read more

Happy St Patricks Day

18th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories St Patrick day celebrations now watching river dance after lots of fun and games Read more

A stroll in the sun

17th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Following a service from St Paul’s we enjoyed a stroll around the garden in the spring sunshine Read more

An afternoon of games

13th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Fun and laughter this afternoon as we played various games! Read more

National plant a flower day!

12th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories National plant a flower day! We have been out in the sunshine planting our sunflower seeds Read more

Hyacinth cards

10th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories This afternoon we used Oomph Wellness on demand to make hyacinth cards Read more

International Womens Day

8th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories International women’s day quiz Read more

Where couples can stay together

6th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Where couples can stay together. We welcome married couples to our home, we understand it’s important for people to continue to be together even if their needs change. Today John and Yvonne are enjoying a table for two and will have a lovely three course lunch together Read more

Oomph Wellness and some games!

4th March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A fun exercise session thanks to Oomph Wellness on demand and an afternoon of games! Read more

St David’s Day

1st March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories St David’s day celebrations with a quiz, Welsh music and poetry Read more

Keeping Everyone Safe

1st March 2021 | Brockington House | Stories We are keeping everyone safe. Proud to be vaccinated and keeping everyone safe. #DormyTeamVaccine Read more

An Afternoon of Games

23rd February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A fun afternoon of lots of different games, lots of laughs and healthy competition Read more

Magic Table Sessions!

22nd February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Lovely morning session using our magic table! Read more

Making Daffodils

22nd February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories We have started making our daffodils for St David’s day Read more

A Little Bit of Decoupage

12th February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by glueing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and other decorative elements. Today we started on our bear.. Read more

Morning Exercise Session

10th February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Morning exercise session! Read more

A Dance to ABBA

10th February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Enjoying a session on our magic table whilst listening to John’s favourite ABBA tunes! Read more

National Soup Day

3rd February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories

It’s National Homemade Soup day in the USA and there’s nothing more we enjoy on a cold winters day! In every cuisine, soup provides a rich basis of flavour and history. From family favourites to those with medicinal properties, soup is definitely a hug in a bowl! Our chefs always use fresh,...

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Water Colour Art Session

1st February 2021 | Brockington House | Stories This afternoon our ladies and gentlemen enjoyed an art session – Mixture of water colours, paints and pencils whilst listening to some of our favourite tunes . Finished off with a classic ABBA hit! Read more

Ball Games and Badminton!

26th January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Exercising our arms and legs and with lots of fun ball games and a round of seated badminton! Read more

Fidget Boards

24th January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories

Sensory therapy or fidget toys are an effective way to reduce anxiety, calm nerves, and provide comfort. These are simple touch-based activities that help someone keep hands busy in safe, soothing ways. No matter what the activity the goal is to engage ladies and gentlemen in something fun...

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Seated Ballet Lessons

19th January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Another seated ballet session. We look forward to our sessions with Bex via zoom! Read more

A Morning Crafting Paper Roses

18th January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories A creative morning making our own flowers Read more

Morning Exercise

14th January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Exercise can be fun! We used a balloon for today’s session Read more

New Years Yoga

2nd January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories New year new challenge with a morning yoga class Read more

Nora Scrabble Champion!

1st January 2021 | Brockington House | Stories Well done Nora on winning this very intense scrabble game! Read more

New Years 2020

31st December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Celebrating the end of the year! Read more

Words of Wisdom for the New Year

29th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Word of wisdom from our ladies and gentlemen to welcome 2021 Read more

Santa at Brockington House

26th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories He’s been!!!! Santa and his friends have delivered us some gifts! Read more

A Christmas welcome to Santa’s helpers!

22nd December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories We are getting festive today welcoming some Christmas helpers to our home Read more

Getting festive with mince pies!

16th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Next batch of mince pies to be enjoyed with a cup of tea! Read more

Home-made decorations

15th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Making our own decorations again! This was fiddly but the end result we were very happy with. Home made is always such a great achievement Read more

Using our Tovertafel

14th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Great fun using our magic table today from Tovertafel by Active Cues for some game time Read more

Ding Dong!

14th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Bell ringing practice today, no videos as we are preparing for a special Christmas performance.. all will be revealed soon ! Read more

Christmas Games!

13th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories We have laughed this morning as we played “guess what’s in the stocking” the mince pie proved very tricky and it was very entertaining trying to work out the items! Read more

Gingerbread Baking!

11th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories The ladies made gingerbread men today which smelt (and tasted) amazing! They created a special fish shaped one for John who loves his fish and chips supper!   Read more

Scrabble Decorations

10th December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories Some of the ladies got together today to create some more Christmas decorations. We used scrabble tiles to make our own messages to hang around the home   Read more

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

1st December 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

Our ladies and gentlemen have enjoyed decorating our trees and creating some festive corners around our home. It’s been fun sharing stories and talking about our Childhood Christmas memories! We have some other festive plans ahead so watch this space for more pictures! Merry Christmas from everyon...

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Keep on moving..

22nd November 2020 | Brockington House | Stories We enjoy exercise and it doesn’t always need to strenuous, in fact our seated movement classes are always very popular.  We have regular live streams in to the home where we enjoy gentle exercise and start the day feeling energised! Read more

Scrabble challenge..

1st October 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

When its raining outside we love the chance to enjoy a little competition and scrabble is always one of our favourite games! A bit of healthy competition as well as laughter always goes down well (as does a drink in our bar for those who fancy one!). Keep and eye out for those X,Y and Z’s! ...

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The Brockington Bake off…

1st October 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

We have started on our special Christmas cake. Lots of us had traditional family recipes that we enjoyed sharing and comparing tips. A team effort with the stirring and preparing our cake. Next up will be the decorating before the final fun part of the tasting! The smell as they were baking was amaz...

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A little bit of Magic!

8th September 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

We have been enjoying our magic table from Tovertarfel. The interactive light projections entice people to get moving and have fun together. Today we projected the images on to the floor and caught the fish as well as using our feet to move the leaves and pop the stars. It,s a fantastic sensory expe...

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Brockington House receive paper aeroplane messages flown in by children

26th March 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

Our ladies and gentlemen were overjoyed to receive paper aeroplanes from children, filled with beautiful heart-warming messages. With visitors not currently allowed into the home due to the recent outbreak of covid-19, we were incredibly touched to find these aeroplanes which had been flown in over...

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Ladies & gentlemen offer wise words of advice to the younger generation

14th January 2020 | Brockington House | Stories

The ladies and gentlemen at Brockington House have taken to social media to share some kind words of wisdom for the younger generation. Using their years of experience, the ladies and gentlemen – ranging from ages 78 to 95 – each chose a key piece of advice they felt was an important lesson ...

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Care home magazine interviews Dormy CEO on next generation of care homes

14th January 2020 | Bramshott Grange | News

Dormy Care’s very own CEO, Helen Davies-Parsons, was recently interviewed by Care Home Professional magazine about her vision for the next generation of luxury care homes. Discussing everything from where Dormy started to how it has grown and all of the well thought-through design, interior and ca...

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Brockington House named as finalists for Pinders Healthcare Award 2020

14th January 2020 | Brockington House | News

Brockington House is delighted to have been named as a finalist in the Pinders Healthcare Awards for 2020. The prestigious award recognises the very best in all care-related properties and seeks to acknowledge the contribution these properties make to the wellbeing and quality of life for those in t...

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Dormy Care’s Commitment to being Environmentally Friendly

11th December 2019 | Bramshott Grange | News

  Dormy Care is passionate about caring for the environment in everything we do. We are always looking for ways to minimise our carbon footprint across our portfolio of homes and believe that it is equally as important to look out for younger generations as it is to care for our older ones. Her...

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We’re getting into the Christmas spirit at Brockington House!

11th December 2019 | Brockington House | Stories

  We’ve been feeling festive at Brockington House and can’t wait to spend our first Christmas in the home. Our ladies and gentlemen have been getting into the Christmas spirit with seasonal activities, arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and festive day trips out. Here what we’ve been ...

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SAS Hero Declares Brockington House Officially Open

13th November 2019 | Brockington House | News

Brockington House was officially unveiled last Thursday by former SAS hero, Bob Curry. The event, which took place on 24th October, had more than 150 people attending and was a wonderful and heart-warming afternoon. With such close ties to the area following years of training at Hereford’s SAS hea...

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Brockington House Adopts a Gorilla!

13th November 2019 | Brockington House | Stories

Brockington House is proud to have adopted two gorillas named Mugaruke and Chimanuka through the international Born Free Foundation. Dedicated to ensuring that all wild animals are treated with compassion and respect, The Born Free Foundation carry out amazing and important work to protect endangere...

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Brockington House Named One of the Top-Rated Care Homes in Hereford

13th November 2019 | Brockington House | News

Brockington House is delighted to announce that we have been named one of the top-rated care homes in Hereford by leading online care guide, carehome.co.uk. Although open just a few months, we have already received an impressive review score of 10 out of 10 from the ladies and gentlemen who live wi...

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Dormy Care install award-winning ‘magic tables’ to help tackle dementia

6th September 2019 | Brockington House | News

Dormy Care is thrilled to have the innovative Tovertafel ‘Magic Tables’ installed in two of our homes. Providing fun, calming and interactive games, Magic Tables are proven to positively impact those living with dementia. The award-winning product projects a series of stimulating light games ont...

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Brockington House Now Open!

5th August 2019 | Brockington House | News

After years of hard work and planning, our latest Dormy Care Communities home is now open. Brockington House in Hereford is a luxury purpose-built home and is the fourth addition to our luxury care home group. With 70 fully furnished ensuite bedrooms, the home has been professionally designed throug...

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Brockington House Marketing Suite now open!

25th April 2019 | Brockington House | News

Members of the public got their first glimpse behind the scenes at a new luxury care home – Brockington House, Hereford which will fully open Summer 2019. The Mayor of Hereford, Councillor Sue Boulter, officially opened the Brockington House marketing suite on the 25th April, welcoming visitors in...

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Information Centre Officially Opened by Chancellor of Hereford Cathedral

7th January 2019 | Brockington House | News

Dormy Care Communities has officially opened its information centre for Brockington House on West Street, Hereford, to help people find out more about the home and the nursing, ancillary and administrative roles available. The information centre is for anyone interested in the home to drop by for a ...

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New Care Home Opening in Hereford Summer 2019

27th December 2018 | Brockington House | News

Our latest luxury care home, Brockington House, will be opening in Hereford in Summer 2019. Becoming the fourth addition to the Dormy Care Communities family, it will provide the same standards and services as our other homes, offering luxury living with quality care. Types of care we will offer in...

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A warm welcome to our new Home Director at Brockington House

8th November 2018 | Brockington House | News

Welcome to Shann who joins us as the new Home Director of Brockington House, Hereford. Shann originally qualified as both RMN and RGN and went on to join the Private Sector in 1992. She then moved to live in Africa for 17 years and ran a successful business before returning to the UK in 2014 where s...

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Welcome to Brockington House, Hereford…

1st November 2018 | Brockington House | News

There is nothing more exciting than starting the New Year announcing we have another new home under construction! Dormy Care Communities have planning permission for a 70 bedded nursing home in the beautiful location of Hereford. With views of the Malvern Hills, our next home will offer the same sta...

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Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Safe visiting procedures in place within our designated visitors suite. Visiting is subject to local government restrictions
Abundant supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Regular testing for all staff and residents to help reduce the risk of transmission
Highest standards of infection control throughout the home.
Activities Teams plan and host socially distanced activities
Socially distanced dining experience

Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Peace of mind at Dormy Care Communities

The health, safety and well-being of our ladies, gentlemen and team members remains our top priority.

We continue to welcome new residents with a safe admissions policy in place.

Safe visiting procedures in place within our designated visitors suite. Visiting is subject to local government restrictions
Abundant supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Regular testing for all staff and residents to help reduce the risk of transmission
Highest standards of infection control throughout the home.
Activities Teams plan and host socially distanced activities
Socially distanced dining experience