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The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ Tapestry Talent

July 2014 - Staff at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull were honoured to receive a tapestry, depicting the Star & Garter emblem, handmade by one of the residents, Ivor Jackman. Ivor cam…

Dementia Care Past & Present

May 2014 – Understanding dementia, and focussing on care and research, are key issues for today’s society, where there are over 820,000 people living with dementia in the UK (1), and a new case is dia…

Solihull Resident Madge Celebrates Her 105th Birthday

April 2014 - The Royal Star & Garter Homes is delighted to announce that a resident at its Solihull Home, Madge Andrews, will be 105 years old in April.  Madge loves a party so the Home will be c…

A tale of bravery and sacrifice – Tom’s story

Tom joined the Army in 1939 at the age of 20. His expansive tours of duty began with training in England before he saw action in Dunkirk, El Alamein, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq. He had been promoted to …