The Dignity and Respect Care Home of the Year 2013


At Morton Grange we recognise the important role that entertainment, activities and special events play in enriching resident's lives. Not only in terms of encouraging mental and physical activity but also to provide opportunities for wider socialisation and encourage relative participation.

Bingo in the Garden Room Friday Afternoons

To ensure a full programme of events we have monthly "Friends of Morton Grange" meetings to discuss social events and fundraising. We hold daily activities in each home, weekly social evening, monthly fundraising events.

Carol Singing at Christmas

Our administration team are instrumental in activities planning, booking entertainers, scheduling trips and ensuring that planned events go ahead and to plan. They also get involved in the activities themselves, helping them to build a better understanding of our service users likes and needs.

Hand Massage and Nail Care

Regular activities include arts and crafts, scrabble, cards and dominoes, indoor ten-pin bowling, nail care, food tastings etc.  We also regularly organise trips out locally to the cinema, shopping, historic houses, places of natural beauty and horse races etc.

Cocktails in the garden room (alcohol optional)

During the summer months many of our functions are held outside.

June and Malcolm with present gifts to long-serving staff at the 25 year celebration

A trip to the races with residents, relatives and staff

June hosts a BBQ at home for service users and volunteers

Morton Grange, Stretton Road, Morton, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 6HD  Phone: 01246 866888  Fax: 01246 861757  Email:

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