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Residents at Redwalls Nursing Home have been celebrating Dignity Action Day

Residents at Redwalls Nursing Home have been celebrating Dignity Action Day

Residents at Redwalls Nursing Home have been celebrating Dignity Action Day by focusing on their friendship with the children at Small Worlds Pre School. They will be writing and posting…

 

Holocaust memorial ceremony brings together Thorp House care home and school in Holland

Holocaust memorial ceremony brings together Thorp House care home and school in Holland

Holocaust Memorial Day was commemorated in a poignant ceremony that brought together a Norfolk village care home and a school in Holland. Residents at Thorp House, in Griston, near Watton,…

 

Suffolk care home residents enjoy Australia Day

Suffolk care home residents enjoy Australia Day

It’s the middle of winter and there is still no end in sight to the pandemic. What better way to lift spirits than to bring on summer – by celebrating…

 

Burns Night celebration at Highcliffe Nursing Home

Burns Night celebration at Highcliffe Nursing Home

Residents at Highcliffe Nursing Home enjoyed Scottish dancing with lifestyle coach Maddie Banica during a fun Burns Night celebration. The Kingsley Healthcare home, in Stuart Road, Highcliffe, came alive with…

 

I think of the residents like my granny and ask myself, ‘what can I do to best support them

I think of the residents like my granny and ask myself, ‘what can I do to best support them'

The role of the wellbeing coordinator, sometimes called activities coordinator or lifestyle coach, is increasingly seen as a linchpin in any care home. It is a role of many parts…

 

Beth leads Burns Night festivities at Allonsfield House care home

Beth leads Burns Night festivities at Allonsfield House care home

Beth Fairbairn left her home in Ayrshire, birthplace of Robert Burns, at the age of 18 to train as a nurse in Glasgow. It was where she met her future…

 

Should I be worried about how quickly the vaccines were developed and avoid immunisation?

Should I be worried about how quickly the vaccines were developed and avoid immunisation?

Dr Peter Petrie, who is supporting Kingsley Healthcare staff and their families concerning health issues caused by Covid through a private GP service, answers your most frequently asked questions about…

 

Kathleen celebrates her 101st birthday

Kathleen celebrates her 101st birthday

It had to be a special cake for a very special birthday! Kathleen Hannam celebrated her 101st birthday at Highcliffe Nursing Home (on Friday January 15) with a cake lovingly…

 

Thorp House nursing home in national finals for three care awards

Thorp House nursing home, in Griston, near Watton, is celebrating a hat-trick of nominations in two separate national care awards. Senior support worker Gemma Boldy, who has worked at the…

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