Professor joins St Margaret's for a Tea PartyResidents and colleagues at HC-One’s St Margaret’s Care Home in Crossgate, County Durham, welcomed leading dementia specialist Professor Graham Stokes to the home to enjoy afternoon tea. 

Professor Stokes visited St Margaret’s in his position as Director of Memory Care Services at HC-One, and gave the team expert advice on how to further develop services in the newly extended and refurbished Memory Care Community, ensuring it provides the very best and kindest care for Residents. 

Following this meaningful discussion, Professor Stokes joined Residents Valerie Abley and Peter Elliott, for afternoon tea. They chatted about the Professor’s suggestions for the Memory Care Community over sandwiches, tea and cake and enjoyed a special afternoon discussing their care. 

HC-One St Margaret’s Care Home Manager, Sandra Darroch, said: “The whole team here really appreciated Professor Stokes visiting St Margaret’s. We found him inspiring, and look forward to embracing his suggestions for our Memory Care Community.”

HC-One Director of Memory Care Services, Professor Graham Stokes, said: “I would like to thank the team and Residents at St. Margaret’s for such a warm welcome. It was a pleasure to have such a thoughtful discussion on the important work that we do in ensuring that Residents can receive the kindest care”.