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Stratford-upon-Avon care home helps elderly to stay healthy

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People in Stratford-Upon-Avon and surrounding areas are invited to find out about healthy eating on Thursday 16 July from 12.00pm to 2.00pm at Ambleside care home.

The free event will be led by Jon Bicknell, head of food and services at Care UK, and Lisa Morris, head chef at Ambleside, who will share their knowledge and provide practical guidance on food and nutrition for older people and give examples of how menus are adapted to suit residents’ individual needs. Lisa will also be preparing freshly cooked, fine food using healthy ingredients for everyone to sample.  

After the event, Jon and Lisa will be on hand to answer any questions and there will also be an opportunity for members of the public to meet the carers at Ambleside.  

Dawn Leaver, home manager at Ambleside, said: “Maintaining a heathy diet is important throughout our lives but becomes paramount in older age. At Ambleside, we understand the importance of maintaining a balanced diet and the benefits it can provide which can include: improving health problems, relieving aches and pains and boosting mental wellbeing.

“By hosting a free event on the subject, we can provide people in Stratford-upon-Avon and surrounding areas with expert advice and give them a chance to find out more about the importance of nutrition and healthy eating in later life.”

Situated on Evesham Road, Ambleside is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to support residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both indoors and out for relaxation and recreation.

For further information, please contact customer relations manager Karen Laydon at Ambleside by emailing  or telephone 0333 321 0923. 

Open to new residents

Evesham Road, Dodwell, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 9TG


CQC Rating: Good
  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Day club

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