Case Study: Combat Loneliness Through a Home Part Exchange

  During trying times as, we have all been experiencing since March 2020, many older people can sadly find themselves lacking support and feeling increasingly isolated. Whilst many would like to live as part of a supportive and inclusive community, the hurdles that come with moving in later life may often be too much of

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) advice and information for Mickle Hill

  Information from Mickle Hill Operator – MHA As part of MHA’s response to coronavirus (Covid-19), we are moving to the next stage of our response and placing further restrictions on visitors to our care homes as from noon on Wednesday 18 March 2020. This is a fast moving situation with advice changing on a

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Care at Mickle Hill ranked “Outstanding” by Care Quality Commission

  Rangeford Villages is delighted to announce that care at Mickle Hill has been ranked “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission following their latest inspection in December 2019. Care at the later living village is provided by domiciliary care provider, MHA. The Care Quality Commission is an independent regulator of health and adult social care

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Local Area Guide – Pickering

  Living in Pickering –  a busy local community and gateway to the Yorkshire Moors. Lying on the southern edge of the stunning North York Moors, Pickering is a quaint market town with a rich heritage and vibrant community. Given that Pickering is a picturesque market town, set within breath-taking natural landscape, it is no

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Local Area Guide – Malton

  A thriving and vibrant Yorkshire town Dubbed as ‘Yorkshire’s Food Capital’, Malton is a stone’s throw from Pickering and has an outstanding reputation for producing some of the finest food in the region. The annual Malton Food Lovers Festival takes over the town for the weekend as food pilgrims descend. Summer months see a

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Local Area Guide – North Yorkshire Moors

  Pickering is a great base from which to explore The North York Moors National Park which combines moor, coast, forest and dale.   Local Walks & Places to Visit Yorkshire really is walking country and the North York Moors particularly offer some of the most beautiful and varied walks in the country. A couple

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House hunting For Your Ageing Parent?

  Seven out of ten people who have bought or sold a property have found it to be one of the most stressful experiences they have ever had, according to a Which? Mortgage Advisers survey. The process of finding a new home can be particularly taxing for the elderly, who are considering moving to a

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Local Village Boosts Residents’ Wellbeing

Life is a balancing act. We promise ourselves to look after our wellbeing but are inundated with daily responsibilities. To change this local retirement village Mickle Hill has made it its mission to support the wellbeing of its residents by providing a combination of social and physical wellness offerings. Nestled in landscaped grounds in Pickering,

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Downsize with Your Pet at Mickle Hill

Did you know April was National Pet Month? The celebration aims to raise awareness on the benefits of owning a pet, many of whom form an integral part of the household. In fact, a recent survey by PFMA revealed that 16 percent of households in Yorkshire and the Humber owned a cat, whilst 22 percent

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New Year, New Home, New Social Life

Nothing embraces a fresh start more than moving to a new property and, according to a recent Knight Frank report, retirees are particularly keen to move sooner rather than later. In fact, a staggering 25% of over 65’s in the UK would consider downsizing. Meeting the demand is retirement living specialist Mickle Hill in Pickering,

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