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  • Essex-Business-Awards
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    Hawthorns Braintree Sponsors Essex Business Awards

    The Hawthorns Braintree were delighted to sponsor the Excellence in Marketing Award at the Essex Business Awards, held on 15th November at the beautiful and historic location of Braxted Park, in the heart of Essex.  The Management team attended the black tie dinner dance with Paul and Sandra Tripney, General Managers presenting the award. Michael…

  • Hawthorns Seaside Romance featured
    The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Seaside Romance at The Hawthorns Clevedon

    Romance at The Hawthorns independent retirement living community in Clevedon, on the Somerset coast, has blossomed since Lois Greeves and Jeremy Spratt met there in August of 2017. Former Nursing Manager of a residential care home, Lois has lived on the 4th floor at The Hawthorns since 2008, and in 2017 an apartment next door…

  • Healthy ageing at the hawthorns

    Promoting active participation for healthy ageing at The Hawthorns

    Independent retirement living at The Hawthorns communities provides a new freedom of lifestyle and promotes the opportunity to stay healthier for longer. Our residents are encouraged to engage in continued meaningful occupations and pass-times or to take up new interests, with current thinking identifying occupation as a benefit to maintaining well-being in retirement. Occupations and…

  • Hawthorns Clevedon Customer Service Promise
    The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Clevedon’s Customer Service Promise

    This is our Customer Service Promise to you. At the Hawthorns Clevedon, our promise is to offer you TIME: Time for you, time for leisure, time for friends, time for dining, time for the personal touch and time for detail. Time stands for: TOGETHERNESS Being part of a community where staff and residents are one.  …

  • Sharon Winfield, Paul and Sandra Tripney, David Seward and Graham Walker with Hawthorns Group Hospitality Assured Award

    All Assured At The Hawthorns!

    We all like to receive good service, and to be made to feel a bit special, and The Hawthorns Group of independent living retirement communities are now assessed as doing exactly that! All four of its locations have now been accredited with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award, thanks to the fantastic levels of service delivered…

  • Davesh Kumar and Hawthorns Clevedon staff with Hospitality Assured Award
    The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    The Hawthorns Clevedon – Reassuringly Hospitable

    The Hawthorns in Clevedon has been ranked sector leader with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award thanks to the extraordinary levels of service delivered at their all-inclusive independent living retirement community. The assessor report which was highly complementary noted; “There are many lifelong friendships flourishing between the residents who are free to participate or not in…

  • The Hawthorns Clevedon, Somerset

    Twilight At The Hawthorns

    We recently had the pleasure of Mr Richard Plowman stay at our retirement community on the coast here in Clevedon, and didn’t realise that we had a poet in our midst! Richard was with us as a trial stay for one month and was a great addition to the residents’ group here, thoroughly enjoying his…

  • 10th Anniversary The Hawthorns Braintree celebration residents home retirement party
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    10th Anniversary Ball

    The Hawthorns Braintree recently celebrated our 10th Birthday in style with a Spring Ball! Residents and guests were hosted by our proud General Managers Paul and Sandra Tripney and enjoyed canapés served in the Atrium with accompaniment from pianist Angie Dade. Our guests were then seated for a fabulous six-course menu including a duo of…

  • Pen Pal Programme at The Hawthorns

    We like to encourage intergenerational relationships between our residents and the local communities, to improve the learning, sense of purpose and understanding for children about their own ageing and support community inclusion and socialisation for our residents. Throughout the Hawthorns Group of Independent Living Communities, we have brought the generations together with meaning and purpose for everyone. It can develop children’s confidence in talking with older…