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Become a kitchen whizz with cookery group for older people in Woodbridge

26 May 2017

The popular Seckford Cookery Lunch Group is returning for a third time to the Seckford Almshouses in Woodbridge from Friday 9 June, offering local older people the chance to learn new skills in the kitchen. The six-week course is open to anyone aged 65 and over who would like to practice some new recipes, pick […]

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Woodbridge community unites for dementia with talks by Seckford Almshouses

26 May 2017

People in Woodbridge have come together to learn more about dementia through a series of free talks hosted by the Seckford Almshouses during Dementia Awareness Week (14-21 May). Cathy O’Brien, Deputy Head of Care and Dementia Champion at the Seckford Almshouses, led two talks – at Woodbridge Library and at the Seckford Theatre – and […]

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Seckford Almshouses host series of talks to help Woodbridge unite for dementia

10 May 2017

The Seckford Almshouses are hosting a series of free, informative talks for local people in Woodbridge as part of Alzheimer’s Society’s flagship Dementia Awareness Week campaign, from 14-21 May. The talks aim to raise awareness and understanding of dementia in the Woodbridge community. Cathy O’Brien, Deputy Head of Care and Dementia Champion at the Seckford […]

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The Seckford Cookery Lunch Group

03 March 2017

Friday 24th February saw our latest cookery lunch club begin. This 6 week course runs ran until the end of March, and as you can see from the picture gallery below, the participants wasted no time getting stuck in! During the course the group chose from a large bank of recipes to cook from and they were […]

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Cookery lunch group returns for older people in Woodbridge

23 January 2017

Older people in Woodbridge have the chance to brush-up on their cookery skills this New Year with the return of the popular Seckford Cookery Lunch Group, hosted at the Seckford Almshouses. The Group is a six-week course, open to anyone aged 65 and over who would like to learn some new skills in the kitchen […]

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Rabble Chorus Sing in the Chapel

21 December 2016

We were delighted to welcome the Rabble Chorus back to the Seckford Chapel for a Christmas concert, on Tuesday 21st December. The Rabble Chorus were once again present in fantastic numbers and with the residents filling up the rest of the Chapel, there was a really lovely festive atmosphere. A few photos from the event are below for […]

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Woodbridge School Pupils Spread Christmas Spirit

12 December 2016

We were delighted to welcome two sets of school pupils into the Almshouses recently to sing-a-long to Christmas Carols with members of the Almshouse community. On Wednesday 7 December, we welcomed the Senior school choir from Woodbridge school to lead our carol service in the chapel and this was followed on Thursday 8 December by […]

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Remembrance Service 2016

15 November 2016

On Friday 11 November 2016, the Seckford Almshouses held our annual Remembrance service in the Seckford Chapel. We would like to thank the Cadets from Woodbridge School for participating in the service and also to students from St. Marys primary school, who joined our residents for the service too. Two of the Cadets undertook a reading and […]

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Seckford Foundation response to the CQC ‘State of Care’ report

14 October 2016

“Every older person should have access to an outstanding quality of care when they need it” says Sarah Kopferschmitt, Head of Care at the Seckford Almshouses, following the publication of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) ‘State of Care’ report today (13.10.16). The report evidenced a deterioration in care quality over the last year, with only […]

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Cookery group returns for older people in Woodbridge

12 October 2016

A popular Cookery Lunch Group is returning to the Seckford Almshouses in Woodbridge for anyone aged 65 and over who would like to learn some new skills in the kitchen. The six-week cookery course starts with a taster session on Friday, 21 October 2016 at 12pm. The Cookery Lunch Group will be led by a qualified […]

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