Hereford Care Home Celebrates 10 -Year Anniversary

Gwen Walford Care Home, a beacon of care and compassion in the heart of Herefordshire, proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone the home hosted a splendid black-tie event, welcoming residents, staff, families, and esteemed guests to join in the festivities.

The anniversary celebration was a testament to a decade of dedicated service, a commitment to enriching the lives of our residents, and the unwavering compassion that defines Gwen Walford. It was an afternoon of pure elegance, where guests came together to pay tribute to the remarkable journey and growth over the past ten years.

The event featured delectable canapes and a sumptuous cake skilfully crafted by the home’s talented kitchen team, accompanied by glasses of sparkling bubbles to toast to the years gone by and the future ahead. Adding to the ambiance of the occasion was the enchanting music of talented harpist, Lizzy Hart, whose melodies filled the air with grace and mesmerised guests.

The black-tie affair provided an opportunity for residents, staff, and guests to reminisce on cherished memories, celebrate achievements, and express gratitude for the dedication of the care home team.

Louise Craddock, Home Manager, shared her heartfelt gratitude and excitement upon reaching this significant milestone:

“We are immensely proud to celebrate ten years of providing exceptional care and support to our residents. The anniversary celebration was a reflection of the dedication and hard work of our staff in creating a home where our residents can truly feel at home, as well as the support of our families and the surrounding community. Over the past decade, we’ve become an integral part of the local community, and we look forward to continuing to serve and enrich the lives of our residents for many years to come.”

As Gwen Walford Care Home embarks on the next chapter of its journey, the home remains committed to upholding its core values and quality care for all residents. The 10th-anniversary celebration serves as a poignant reminder of the profound impact that compassionate care can have on the lives of individuals and communities alike.

Operated by Rotherwood Healthcare, Gwen Walford Care Home provides award-winning Residential and Nursing Care. For more information, please visit