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News & Events

The Trust takes every possible opportunity to engage with our beneficiaries and their families by attending events across the country. As we are unable to visit every area on a regular basis we also publish matters of local or national interest in the press and other media.

Events

Unfortunately there are no upcoming RNBT events at the moment. Please return to check if new events have been announced.

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Pembroke House welcomes new Deputy Home Manager/Head of Care

Tue 13th October 2020

Natalie has 17 yrs experience as a RGN and qualified with a DipHE in Adult nursing in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science in 2010.  Natalie is also undertaking her NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management.  As well as studying Natalie is taking the daily routine of being 2IC  of a very busy care...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – October

Fri 2nd October 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones. On a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff, be it Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the residents...

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Free Gift in Will Service

Thu 27th August 2020

Every year we help over 3,000 sailors, marines and their families. We wouldn’t be able to provide the help we do without the generosity of supporters who leave a gift in their Will. We are now able to offer our generous supporters the chance to update or write a new Will free of charge. Using...

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RNBT Finance Officer Sarah passes her HR Exam

Wed 26th August 2020

Congratulations to our Finance and HR Officer, Sarah Collen on passing her CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate In HR Practice. CIPD Level 3 provides a solid grounding in HR and Learning & Development. CIPD Level 3 is the perfect choice for anyone looking for an entry-level role.  Not only did she pass but Sarah juggled...

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Doors open once again at Castaway House

Fri 10th July 2020

It is with great pleasure that the staff of the naval charities can return to their offices and continue with the good work they have been doing so well from their homes during these very uncertain times of COVID-19. To reassure all our supporters and potential visitors to Castaway House that it is a safe...

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – July

Fri 3rd July 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones but now, on a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff beit Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the...

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Welcoming new residents to Pembroke House

Fri 26th June 2020

The introduction of new clinical procedures at Pembroke House has resulted in very high standards of infection control. We are confident in maintaining the safest measures possible to ensure that there is no risk to the health and safety of our residents and staff....

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“The Carers” Poem by Dorothy Patterson

Wed 10th June 2020

Filmed by Proaction Creative Ltd Pembroke House is now accepting new residents. The introduction of new clinical procedures at Pembroke House has resulted in very high standards of infection control. We are confident in maintaining the safest measures possible to ensure that there is no risk to the health and safety of our residents and staff....

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Pembroke House Employee of the Month – June

Thu 4th June 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones but now, on a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff beit Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the...

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Pembroke House swab tests – negative for Covid-19.

Thu 21st May 2020

We are delighted that all the tests came back ‘negative’ which was a relief to everyone.  It is a measure of how hard the Home Manager and her staff have worked to keep up the highest standards of care and infection control to protect staff and residents to the very best of our abilities, but...

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VE Day 75 Commemorations at Pembroke House

Tue 19th May 2020

The sun shone brightly for the VE Day 75 celebrations amongst the staff, residents and even neighbours of Oxford Road.  The residents were treated to a wonderful BBQ and in the late afternoon, gathered in Oxford Road to join in with the Sing-a-Long and dancing. Laura Grant and Lisa Sullivan had arranged for local entertainer...

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Local Distribution Firm FPS (Maidstone) donate PPE to Pembroke House

Tue 5th May 2020

PPE is a sought after commodity at the moment, so imagine the surprise of Pembroke House Home Manager Tarnia when distribution company FPS (Maidstone) donated boxes of gloves and sanitiser.  Nationwide companies have pooled their PPE and distributed it into smaller packages. Employee John Whitaker nominated Pembroke House, as his grandmother was once a resident....

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Pembroke House – Employee of the Month May

Mon 4th May 2020

We know that the staff at Pembroke House always go above and beyond in their role to look after our loved ones but now, on a monthly basis we will be awarding those staff beit Nurses, HCA, Domestics, Handy Men, Activities, Administrators or Kitchen Staff.  A member of staff is nominated each month by the...

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RNBT centenary care home for veterans in Portsmouth is delayed

Fri 24th April 2020

Our CE, Rob Bosshardt remains  optimistic about the plan for the new facility despite blows to the project.  We revealed the build on part of the St James’ Hospital site in Milton last September.  The application has been plagued by delays and now the Trust is appealing to planners at Portsmouth City Council to help...

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Praise for RNBT from Patron – It’s business as usual

Wed 22nd April 2020

The royal championed the work of Portsmouth-based Royal Naval Benevolent Trust (RNBT), as it continues to support current and former naval personnel through the crisis. The message comes as the head of the charity today warned of a huge rise in the number of desperate families appealing for aid, with more now struggling to pay...

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Happy 93rd Birthday to Cyril at Pembroke House

Tue 21st April 2020

In Pembroke House tradition, all residents who have a birthday receive a special Birthday cake. Cyril is all set to blow out the candle – but observing fire regulations we couldn’t risk 93 candles !!  Happy Birthday Cyril....

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