25th May 2017

Haslingden Hall & Lodge in Lancashire, has long-standing relationships with Helmshore Primary School and Little Stars Nursery, who visit the home regularly to take part in joint activities with the residents. 

24th May 2017

You might be familiar with Sunderland’s glass making heritage, but residents from Archers Court in Farringdon recently made a discovery visit themselves to the National Glass Blowing Centre, an acclaimed heritage centre a short mini bus ride from the home.

23rd May 2017

Residents from South Shields home Ashlea Mews have been making more than several road trips in recent months, as they have put their mini bus to good use on the highways and byways of the local area.

22nd May 2017

The ladies at Lymewood Court Care Home in Merseyside have been enjoying the activities in the home and recently spent the day flower arranging and baking blueberry pies for the home.

19th May 2017

'Victorious' celebrations in Lancashire homes as VE Day is recalled.

18th May 2017

The third annual Bake Off competition will launch this May 2017, when Orchard Care Homes across the country are invited to get cake-creative on the theme of the ‘British Summer’.

2017 Spring Summer Open Days

16th March 2017

The Spring and Summer months hold a variety of opportunities for you to come along to a range of our homes up and down the coutry, to see how the home is run and meet the dedicated team of staff and the residents that live there. 

Open Days are great ways to build community links and meet new poeple. Each home will have a fun themed day with a variety of activities to get involved with. These often inlucde raffles, entertainers, arts and crafts and cake sales. It is a fun day for the whole family to enjoy. Details for up-and-coming open days are as follows:

Middleton Park Lodge                       -          24th March 2017        -          Family Fun Day

Longridge Hall & Lodge                    -          7th April 2017            -          Spring Fair

Grimsby Grange & Manor                 -          8th April 2017            -          Family Fun Day

Nesfield Lodge                                 -          8th April 2017             -         Spring Fair

Green Lodge                                    -          8th April 2017              -         Spring Fair

The Shires                                       -          8th April 2017                -         Spring Fair

Eckington Court                                -          9th April 2017               -         Family Fun Day 

Loxley Court                                     -          12th April 2017            -         Spring Fair

Penwortham Grange & Lodge           -          29th April 2017             -        Spring Fair 

Cholrey Lodge                                    -          13th May 2017             -         Spring Fair and 10th Birthday Celebration

Norton Lees Hall & Lodge                   -          20th May 2017             -         Summer Fair 


'Easter Fair' 2017 Open Days

15th March 2017

With spring well underway, many of our homes up and down the country are preparing for their 'Easter Fair' themed Open Days.

You are invited to come along and enjoy all the activities the homes have planned, see what goes on inside our homes and meet our friendly staff and residents. The upcoming Easter events are below:

Cherry Trees                      -                 Tuesday 4th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

St Mary's                           -                  Friday 7th April                   -                10.30am - 3.30am

Clipstone Hall & Lodge        -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Eaton Court                       -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm                 

The Hawthornes                 -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Lofthouse Grange & Lodge   -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm        

Priestley                             -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

St Helens Hall & Lodge        -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm  

The Sycamores                  -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

York House                       -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm                                  

​Archers Court                    -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm   

Archers Park                      -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm   

Ashlea Mews                      -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Cambridge Park                 -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm          

Castleford Lodge               -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Island Court                      -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm               

Lymewood Court                -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Norfolk House                    -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm             

Three Bridges                    -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm           

Clarendon                         -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm

Coniston Lodge                 -                 Saturday 8th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm         

St Georges Hall & Lodge      -                 Monday 10th April                -                11am - 3pm    

Skellow Hall                      -                 Thursday 13th April               -                 10.30am - 3.30pm    

Ashlea Lodge                    -                 Saturday 15th April                 -                 10.30am - 3.30pm             

The Grange                     -                 Saturday 15th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm     

Meifod & Vicarage            -                 Saturday 15th April                -                 10.30am - 3.30pm     

Riverdale                        -                 Saturday 22nd April                   -                 10.30am - 3.30pm     


Professional Open Days

2nd February 2017

Some of our homes are holding their Professional Open Days and are inviting all professionals in the care sector to come and witness the dedicated care that we provide. 

Whethere you work in social care, the local hospital or other healthcare professions, you are welcome to attend the following Open Days: 

Green Lodge     |     18th February     |     10am - 4pm

Middleton Park Lodge    |    22nd February   |   10am -4pm

Paisley Lodge   |   23rd February    |    10am -3pm 

February Open Days

26th January 2017

This February, a number of our homes up and down the country are opening their doors to host thier open days.

Whether you are considering a place in a home for yourself, a loved one, or want to know what goes into making our homes work, Please see the list of open days below: 


Tuesday 14th February | Rastrick Hall & Lodge | Valentine’s Day Theme | 10am - 4pm

Tuesday 17th February | Paisley Lodge | 1950’s Rock & Roll Theme | 10am - 4pm

Monday 23rd February | Middleton Park | 10am - 4pm

Saturday 25th February | Green Lodge | The Good Old Days Theme | 10am - 4pm


Recruitment Open Day at Longridge Hall & Lodge

19th January 2017

Are you local to the Lancashire area and looking for a job in care?

Longridge Hall & Lodge is hosting a Recruitment Day and is looking for experienced people to fill its Care Assistant and Activity Coordinator Roles.

The event will take place on Wednesday 15th February between 10am - 3pm.

Please complete the online application process here or bring a copy of your CV along with you. 

Recruitment Day at Fleetwood Hall

16th November 2016

Are you local to the Lancashire area and looking for a job in care?

Fleetwood Hall is hosting a Recruitment Day and is looking for experienced people to fill its Care Assistant and Senior Care Assistant roles.

The event will take place on Thursday 24th November between 11am - 3pm.

Please complete the online application process here or bring a copy of your CV along with you.