Luxury Retirement Village Donates £1,000 to Silver Birch Charity

The Cinnamon Care Collection flagship retirement village, Emerson Park in Hextable, has donated £1,000 to the Silver Birch Fund – supporting lone, elderly patients admitted to Darent Valley Hospital (DVH).

Silver Birch run a rolling programme providing hospital essentials such as cosy nightwear, dressing gowns and toiletries to older patients. They also fund an elderly care ward bi-monthly tea party and provide Christmas gifts for patients admitted during the festive period.

Angela Ridyard, Silver Birch founder comments, “We are delighted with Emerson Park’s generous donation. It will go towards current projects, such as the purchase of privacy & dignity screens for the DVH emergency department, to make the experience of being in such a busy environment more pleasant for lone, elderly patients.”

Paul Hart, General Manager, Emerson Park adds, “Silver Birch is a wonderful charity, specifically focussed on helping the elderly in our community at a time of need – hospital admission. We are delighted to support some of their initiatives, including their upcoming campaign ‘get dressed for Christmas’ to provide clothing for elderly patients to wear on Christmas day.”

Silver Birch Fund hold regular fund raising events throughout the year and always welcome visitors and donations. Registered charity number: 1050861, donations can be made by cheque, postal order, card or bank transfer to quoting Silver Birch Fund.

Emerson Park Retirement Village is a unique development providing the very best in retirement living along with a fully operational care home. Every aspect of the new care home, Emerson Grange, has been planned with the people Cinnamon care for in mind – whether it is the personalisation of care plans, the careful selection of room décor, mealtimes, hobbies or personal routines.

The Cinnamon Care Collection has been recognised as one of the Top 20 Care Home Group by the country’s leading independent care home reviews website –

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