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  • 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…

  • Eac-awards
    The Hawthorns Braintree, Essex

    Bronze Award For The Hawthorns Braintree

    The Hawthorns Braintree is proud to have been nominated as a Bronze winner in the Elderly Accommodation Counsel’s 2019 housing awards. Each year Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) celebrates successful examples of later life housing. This year a record 18,990 residents, staff and visitors took part. Coming third in the East of England category for Elderly Housing, The…

  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winners group The Hawthorns
    The Hawthorns Northampton, Northamptonshire

    The Hawthorns wins at the Pinders Awards!

    We are excited to report that The Hawthorns has scooped the award in the Best Independent Living Scheme for 2019 at the annual prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards for its fabulous new development in Northampton. Against strong competition from other purpose-built schemes, the Hawthorns won out for its stunning design and resident environments. Receiving the…