3
Jul

Friends of The Halle Orchestra

3 Jul

What a lovely treat for staff and residents to be entertained by the amazing Friends of The Halle Orchestra – who gave up their time to come and visit us Social distancing didn’t stop everyone from having a wonderful afternoon in the sunshine listening to the spellbinding music Thank you so much

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1
Jun

Local lads raising money

1 Jun

Brothers Liam and John Scott have been busy carrying out challenges to raise money for key workers and wanted to donate the cash to do something nice for the staff at Mary & Joseph House Some of the challenges included Liam having his chest hair waxed, taking part in a bush tucker trial and running down the street in a bikini A huge thankyou from all of us, it means so much that you thought of the staff at Mary and Joseph House

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29
May

The Big Lunch Box with Subway

29 May

The Big NHS Lunch Box is a crowdfunded community initiative, its purpose was to collect donations from the British public and turn them into Subway sandwiches delivered to staff during the COVID-19 Pandemic Mary and Joseph House are so grateful for the support and kindness shown to them, it means so much to know that people are thinking of us and we cant thank you enough

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28
May

Clapping for Carers

28 May

Every Thursday Mary and Joseph House staff and residents join in at 8.00pm clapping for carers to show their appreciation for the hard work and dedication of everyone that works in Health and Social Care

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19
May

Teams Video Meetings

19 May

We know how difficult it is being unable to visit during lockdown and we are pleased to inform families, friends and health professionals that we now have Microsoft Teams which allows you to visit our residents “virtually”. Our staff can schedule a Teams meeting with anyone who has a valid email address, we will send you an invite to have a meeting, all you have to do is just click the emailed link to join the meeting on a web browser instantly without downloading Teams or any plug-in If you only have access to your emails via a Smart Phone then you will need to download the Microsoft Teams App

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5
May

Domino Pizza for Key Workers

5 May

The staff at Mary and Joseph House would like to say a huge thank you to Dominos Pizza, Great Ancoats St, Manchester who have donated 100,000 Domino’s pizzas to NHS staff and frontline workers up and down the country, It was a lovely surprise to receive a phone call off Dominos saying they would like to thank our staff for their hard work and dedication during these times. We are so grateful for their kindness it means such a lot

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20
Apr

Keeping in touch with your loved ones

20 Apr

To all of our residents families and friends, we know how worried you must be about your loved ones in these unprecedented times and we wanted to reassure you that at Mary and Joseph House our outstanding Care Team continue to look after everyone and keep them safe Our Activity Team continue to keep everyone occupied and entertained whilst following Social Distancing Guidelines The Housekeeping Team continue to keep everyone safe by ensuring the home is spotlessly clean The Catering Team continue to provide lovely nutritious meals We believe that communication is vital during this time and invite all families and friends to keep in touch via telephone, email, FaceTime, Skype Our Team are on hand twenty four hours a day to support you to keep in touch in any way that we can

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19
Mar

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar

Dear family and friend’s – information regarding:  Coronavirus (COVID-19) We know some of you may be concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) being reported in the media and how it may impact us here at Mary and Joseph House, I would like to reassure you we are committed to the well-being of our residents and staff and we have been closely following the guidance from the Government, the Local Authority and the CQC (Care Quality Commission) regarding the coronavirus COVID-19 The latest government guidance on social distancing unfortunately means that we will have to close the home to all non-essential visitors until further notice We are taking these measures to minimise the risk of the coronavirus infecting your loved ones, we will do our very best to ensure that you continue to have contact via skype, facetime, email and mobile phone If you would like to discuss any concerns please do not hesitate to contact me at any time or a member of my team Yours sincerely, Julie Hoszowskyj – Home Manager

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2
Mar

Happy Pancake Tuesday

2 Mar

Mary and Joseph House residents enjoyed making healthy banana pancakes with a variety of lovely fillings made in our bistro

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2
Dec

Manchester Open Exhibition

2 Dec

Sat 18 Jan 2020 – Sun 15 Mar 2020 A major open-entry art show celebrating the creative talent of Greater Manchester residents. We are delighted to inform you that the following submissions from four of our residents have been accepted for the inaugural Manchester Open Exhibition The Lighthouse The Mother Whale The Bash Street Kids The Fish The Manchester Open Awards This is the first region-wide exhibition of its type to welcome entries from people of any background and level of experience, including established professionals, new and emerging talent, enthusiastic amateurs and first-time artists.https://homemcr.org/exhibition/manchester-open/

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