News & Events

Take a peek into our Santhem community. This is where we like to share our latest news, exciting events on the horizon, stories from our homeowners and anything else that shows friends, family and potential newcomers how we like to live life to the fullest.

News & Events

Take a peek into our Santhem community. This is where we like to share our latest news, exciting events on the horizon, stories from our residents and anything else that shows friends, family and potential residents how we like to live life to the fullest.

News & Events

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The difference between a retirement village and a care home

While care homes and retirement homes may sound similar, the difference between them is fundamental.

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15th June – Open Day

We are delighted to invite you to join us on one of our exclusive Open Days. Alternatively you are welcome to book a tour on another day, to experience the facilities at your convenience.

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23rd June – Open Day

We are delighted to invite you to join us on one of our exclusive Open Days. Alternatively you are welcome to book a tour on another day, to experience the facilities at your convenience.

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13th July – Open Day

We are delighted to invite you to join us on one of our exclusive Open Days. Alternatively you are welcome to book a tour on another day, to experience the facilities at your convenience.

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21st July – Open Day

We are delighted to invite you to join us on one of our exclusive Open Days. Alternatively you are welcome to book a tour on another day, to experience the facilities at your convenience.

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Ladies Wimbledon & Afternoon Tea

We’d love for you to join us for our Ladies Wimbledon Afternoon Tea event on Tuesday 5th July. Find out how to book your place.

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Coffee mornings every Tuesday and Thursday

Would you like to see what's happening at Santhem Residences, have a tour of the village and find out more about the development? Or simply want to pop along for a cuppa, sweet treat, and a chat with our friendly team?

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A Design For Later Living

At Santhem Residences, interior design is at the heart of bringing our properties to life. Interiors are curated to support and inspire a diverse group of homeowners, offering a sophisticated, hotel-style luxury whilst prioritising warmth and comfort to create beautiful homes and modern community spaces.

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Meet the team – June Hillyard, Head of Care

Our meet the team series is back this week, and we are pleased to introduce to you, June Hillyard, Head of Care at Santhem Residences Shenfield.

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Seven top tips to prepare your house for a valuation

Thinking about moving in 2022? Here are seven top tips to prepare your house for a valuation

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Meet the team – Aaron Strothard, Head Chef

We’re pleased to introduce Aaron Strothard, Head Chef, for Santhem Residences Shenfield

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Introducing our values

At Santhem, we believe that a company is only as good as its core values, they are the foundation of our business and committed to by every member of our team.

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Homemade Irish Cream

Did you know that Irish cream is really easy to make at home? Ready in only a few minutes, you’ll be enjoying a glass of this Christmas favourite in no time.

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Meet the team – Kerri Brill, Village Manager

We’re pleased to introduce Kerri Brill, Village Manager, for Santhem Residences Shenfield.

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Rum & Raisin Christmas Cake

We love the classic combination of dark rum and raisins with the addition of sweet glacé cherries in this delicious Christmas cake recipe!

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Celebrating International Men’s Day

Kevin Shaw, Santhem Residences CEO, shares his thoughts and mental health tips

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What if you could buy peace of mind?

When it comes to retirement there are some things you can’t put a price tag on: good health, laughter, memories, a sense of independence. It’s these things that help us cherish the later years of our life. So say yes to peace of mind!

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Places to dine in Shenfield

In Shenfield, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. Whatever your taste, you’ll find somewhere locally to enjoy a delicious meal.

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What’s on in Essex this Autumn

The temperature is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, but there is still plenty to get you out and about in Essex this Autumn. Whether it’s fun pursuits with your grandchildren or hitting the dancefloor of an evening you’re sure to find something on the calendar to suit your taste.

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How to live well in later life

The office of national statistics has predicted that by 2040, one in five people in the UK will be over 65, that’s a lot of us, which makes it even more important we look after ourselves to ensure we can make the most of our twilight years, or as the younger generation might say #LivingOurBestLives.

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Should I downsize?

A July 2021 poll by Opinium (research & insight agency) for Hargreaves Lansdown found two-thirds of people say they'll consider downsizing in retirement, however only 22% of those people are sure they want to do it, so what’s stopping the other 44%?

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Five Reasons to move to Shenfield

Shenfield is a small town one mile from Brentwood, on the edge of the Essex countryside. If you like the bustle of the local high street or prefer a relaxing day in the countryside or on the golf course there is something here to suit everyone’s tastes.

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