Last year we welcomed three new residents to the Home of Devenish. They are left to right in the photo: Eugeniah from Manchester; Imelda from Worthing; and Margaret from Sheffield. They are all in their early 60s and are enjoying their new life on
Weymouth under Covid-19 lockdown rules: the beach and harbour are missing the usual crowds. Photos taken by Lesley Turner, our manager.
The last few of months of lockdown have been a difficult and isolating time for many people. Our residents are very fortunate, with a ready-made self-contained community and lovely surroundings. Lesley and the rest of the team are helping make sure
Yesterday afternoon, the residents, trustees, work team and other friends of the Home of Devenish met for a delicious afternoon tea at Castle Cove Sailing Club, overlooking the glistening waters of Portland Harbour. The sun attempted to shine
Our manager, Judy, has been taking photos in the lovely Spring sunshine. Our resident Lady Amherst pheasant
You can find the article online here. A lovely piece - photo courtesy Guy Carpenter
Three of our residents enjoying a chat in the sunshine.
The Charity Commission has now given us permission to expand our remit to offer the homes to Christian women who are retired C of E clergy or retired HM Forces officers, and we have just offered a home to our first retired vicar. She has accepted a
We now have a Facebook page - where we'll be sharing posts about The Homes, the residents and things to do and see around Dorset. You can see the first posts here. If you have a Facebook account, please do go and like our page and tell your
The Home of Devenish is a small charity based in Weymouth that you may well never have come across before. We have 23 pretty bungalows and two maisonettes which are available rent- and council-tax free to women who qualify under the terms of our