Pumpkin Patch!

Our residents enjoyed some creative activities making their pumpkins in preparation for some Halloween party fun!   Great teamwork was demonstrated by all in our pumpkin carving activities ahead of our Halloween dinner and party.    

Ticked Pink!

Last week Sahara Lodge and Gardens’ residents and staff were ‘tickled pink’ to support Breast Cancer Awareness Day by ‘Wearing It Pink.’   Sahara Lodge & Gardens feel it is important that the people that we support are aware of breast cancer and are educated in the importance of self-checking and monitoring their bodies for...

Baker’s Treat!

It is National Baking Week and residents at Sahara Lodge and Gardens have been busy with their mixing bowls and wooden spoons! Our team have long supported the therapeutic benefits of baking and our Day Centre at Sahara Lodge and Gardens holds regular yummy baking sessions. Baking gives the opportunity to clear our heads and...

Man’s best friend!

Jason joined our Sahara House service at the start of summer 2022 and has well and truly settled into life at Sahara Care. Following some traumatic events in his younger years, Jason had become withdrawn and unresponsive. Our team have worked with Jason over the past few months to settle him into daily life at...

Autumn Blooms!

At Sahara Care, we take every chance to engage our residents in activities that connect them to nature. This actively promotes positivity and a sense of wellbeing for everyone. One of our residents, Adrian recently took the opportunity to work in the garden upgrading our window boxes and hanging baskets with delightful autumn plants in...

The Sikh Awards© 2022

Our founder and Managing Director, Sharon Kaur was honoured with The Business Woman Award at the prestigious 11th Annual Sikh Awards in London on Saturday, 8th October 2022. Sharon was delighted to receive the award from The Sikh Group which highlights achievements of individuals and organisations on a global scale. Sharon founded Sahara Care in...

The Great MacMillan Bake Off!

Last week, our team at Sahara Lodge & Gardens hosted our annual coffee morning in support of MacMillan Cancer Support. Invites were extended to residents and staff at our other services and they gladly joined in to help support such a great cause. The whole team thoroughly enjoyed the morning and took joy in selling...

Meet our Operations Manager

Steve McDermott has recently joined the Sahara Care team as Operations Manager and reflects here on his first impressions of the organisation and his goals for the future. Steve brings a wealth of experience to the business and we are delighted to have him on board.   “Joining Sahara Care has been such a positive...

Steps to healthier living

At the core of all we do at Sahara Care is the key fundamental of encouraging and supporting our service users to take control of their lives and the decisions that shape it.  Our tailored, individual support plans grow and develop with the needs and wishes of the people that we support. Nilesh, one of...

Pets at home

It is widely recognised that pets come with some powerful health benefits. Pets, especially dogs and cats can help to reduce stress. anxiety and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness. Caring for an animal can provide valuable companionship for adults and bring real joy and unconditional love into your life. Mother and daughter, Susan...