News & Events
Through our dedicated Activities Coordinator, we can offer something for everyone, from chair exercise and ball games to help keep fit, to choir practice and quizzes to encourage thinking and teamwork. Our green-fingered gardeners relish the opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors, making the most of our glorious gardens, while our keen bakers regularly enjoy cooking up some tasty treats for everyone to enjoy.
We regularly update our News & Events page; you can keep up to date with the latest activities and gain an insight into daily life here at Ridgeway Rise here on our News & Events page.
Ridgeway Rise Gets Involved with Dementia Action Week
The 16th of May saw the beginning of this year’s Dementia Action Week, an annual awareness campaign run by the Alzheimers Society and in association with other organisations. […]
Stepping Back into the Community
Ridgeway Rise Care Home has always been a social hub and an integral part of the Blunsdon St Andrew community in Swindon. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ridgeway […]
Egg Hunts & Easter Treats
We recently had a fantastic week of Easter celebrations, ranging from arts & crafts to games, and of course lots of chocolate and treats. During the week, the […]
Different Types of Care Offered to Residents in a Care Home
The care options available at a care home can differ. Some care homes are exclusively Residential Homes, while others offer a wide range of care services. So, what […]
The residents and team at Ridgeway Rise had a day filled with love (and chocolate) this Valentine’s Day. The celebrations started with a competition for the team members. […]
How a Swindon Care Home is Delivering Training Excellence
The past 18 months has put more focus than ever on the brilliant staff working at care and residential homes across the UK. But have you ever wondered […]
Ridgeway Rise Care Home Celebrate #GladToCare Week
Last month saw the care industry celebrate ‘Glad to Care week’ as the care industry celebrated the efforts of their resilient care workers following what has been an […]
Great British Care Awards
We are very proud to announce that Andreea Birligea is this year’s finalist at the Great British Care Awards in End of Life Care category. Andreea is the […]
Ridgeway Rise Resident Celebrates Diamond Anniversary
The last year have undoubtedly been very challenging and distressing for care homes. Teams responsible for wellbeing of residents and their families have optimised their efforts to provide […]
Families Reunited as Care Home Allows Visiting Indoors
LOVED ones have visited their elderly relatives indoors for the first time since the pandemic started. Ridgeway Rise Care Home allowed parents and children to reunite safely inside […]
Birthday hugs for 74-year-old Sarah as loved ones visit Swindon care home￼
LOVED ones reunited with a hug when they visited an elderly relative in a Swindon care home. Relaxed lockdown restrictions allowed Harriett Peters to have a long-overdue cuddle with her […]
Swindon care home vaccinates elderly against Covid-19
CARE homes around the town are carrying out the first coronavirus vaccinations for their elderly residents. Since the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines passed their clinical tests, staff have been busy […]
How has Ridgeway Rise care home stayed COVID free and open for visits?
Swindon’s Ridgeway Rise senior care home has managed to stay COVID-19 free throughout the pandemics entirety, even providing face-to-face visits between families and residents under the current second […]
Olympic Games at Ridgeway Rise
In October 2020 Ridgeway Rise resident took part in Virtual Senior Games organised by Swindon Borough Council and Swindon Sports Forum. Residents competed in 4 disciplines: Tin Alley, […]
Living with Dementia
The only constant in our lives is changing but if you live with someone or know someone living with dementia, this truth can be a little more difficult […]
At what point should I be considering a care home for my loved one?
Is your loved one struggling to live alone even with the help of family members, friends, relatives or carers? After your loved one has experienced a fall, did […]
What is Respite Care?
Taking care of a loved one can be fulfilling but it can also be challenging at times. The daily grind of caring for and helping your loved one […]
What is a Care Home?
A care home is a specialised home from home, care service offering residential, nursing, respite and dementia care for your loved ones, when the time comes that they […]
Thirteen weeks ago, Ridgeway Rise care home made a decision to reduce all non-essential visits due to the risk brought in by COVID-19. Relatives were able to keep […]
Staying positive at Ridgeway Rise Care Home
Coronavirus and COVID-19 are words we’re unable to get away from recently, and they bring along with them the feeling of panic, uncertainty, and sadness. To ensure the […]
Rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Care Quality Commission!￼
Ridgeway Rise care home has celebrated the great success after being rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Care Quality Commission The North Swindon care home which was rated […]
Stagecoach Trip for the residents at Ridgeway Rise Care Home
Ridgeway Rise Care Home prepared an exciting surprise for their residents – a trip on a double decker bus provided by Stagecoach Swindon. The residents were given daily […]
Join us for a delicious two-course meal at one of our Community Lunches!
If you are 65 or over, we would love to invite you to join us for a fabulous afternoon with refreshments and the opportunity to meet new friends. […]
Ridgeway Rise Christmas Market!
The Christmas countdown is well and truly on and to celebrate, we are hosting our very own Christmas Market, here at Ridgeway Rise Care Home on Saturday 7th […]
Get in Touch Today
We welcome any questions you have regarding life at Ridgeway Rise Care Home, any of the services or facilities available, or the care we deliver. Our friendly staff is on hand to provide answers; get in touch today by calling 01793 378 872 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can complete the online Enquiry Form and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to speaking with you.