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Janet Ikin

01/04/2021

RESIDENT BLOG: Making the best of a tough time

Since living here at Colville Court, I have made so many friends and have thoroughly enjoyed participating in many activities from art, ceramics to Tai Chi. I am also a writer, so I also joined the creative writing classes. The classes were so great and very well-organised that I left feeling in...

Regulator Of Social Housing

31/03/2021

Housing Regulator confirms strong governance and finance grades for C&C

The Regulator of Social Housing has published the results of its latest In Depth Assessment (IDA) into C&C's governance and financial viability, and has confirmed the organisation has retained its G1/V2 rating. G1 is the highest rating for governance, demonstrating that a provider has fully...

Cecil NDR 6

24/03/2021

C&C comes together to mark National Day of Reflection

Residents and staff across C&C have joined a one minute’s silence to remember those who have died as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. All residents across C&C’s care homes and sheltered housing schemes in London were invited to join the silence, held at 12pm on Tuesday 23 March, along w...

National Day Of Reflection (2)

11/03/2021

C&C to take part in National Day of Reflection

Central and Cecil (C&C) is supporting a national day to remember those who have died during the pandemic, and to show support for everyone who has been bereaved. Spearheaded by end of life charity Marie Curie, and set to take place on Tuesday 23 March – the anniversary of the UK going into t...

Govt Campaign

09/03/2021

C&C supports new Government awareness campaign on social housing complaints

C&C is in full support of a new Government awareness campaign, launched this month, designed to provide social housing residents information about their rights as a resident, and ensure that they are listened to if they have a complaint against their housing provider. At C&C, we strongly...

C&C Comptonpod Photo Bethcrockatt 79

08/03/2021

C&C continues to encourage use of pods and gardens for care home visits

Following the Government’s latest announcement on plans for care home visits, we are thrilled with the prospects of the lockdown easing, which will enable residents to increasingly be reunited with loved ones. The safety of our residents and colleagues remains our first priority. Currently, our...

Daniel Inky Cloak

24/02/2021

BLOG: How a digital drama club is helping LGBTQ+ people aged 55 and over during lockdown

In celebration of this year's LGBT+ History month, C&C spoke to Daniel Fulvio, community engagement manager at Camden People's Theatre and participation producer at queer theatre company Inky Cloak. Inky Cloak is, to Dan's knowledge, the only digital drama club for LGBTQ+ people aged 55 and o...

Mr And Mrs Rowsell

11/02/2021

“Love makes the world go round”: Care home residents share their top tips for romance

Residents at Cecil Court care home have offered their best advice for maintaining a long and happy relationship as the UK prepares to celebrate Valentine’s Day under lockdown. We asked our residents to share their top tips for younger people both hoping to find love and to stay in love forever, a...

Salim Thobani

08/02/2021

One in eight residents report regular feelings of loneliness and isolation during Covid-19

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has heightened existing feelings of loneliness and isolation among people aged 55 and over, according to a new report by C&C. The ‘Isolation and loneliness among over 55s during Covid-19’ report, published today, includes findings from a study of 250 residents...

Rita Image

02/02/2021

RESIDENT BLOG: Coping with loneliness and isolation with the help of Zoom

I have always been independent, kept busy and do various activities from walking a couple of miles a day to doing an exercise class. But when the lockdown began, everything had to go online and I found myself doing my exercise classes via Zoom, which I had never done before. I found the online c...


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