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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…

 

Park Lane care home staff support local charity

Park Lane care home staff support local charity

Staff at Park Lane care home, in Congleton, decided to raise money for charity rather than sending Christmas cards out to friends and family.  The saving amounted to £160 which…

 

Nursing Home residents send letter of support to student nurse struggling in lockdown

Nursing Home residents send letter of support to student nurse struggling in lockdown

Residents at Hadleigh Nursing Home have written a morale-boosting letter to a student nurse struggling with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. They were prompted by a Facebook plea from…

 

Families are bringing the hum of happiness back into our homes

We are thrilled that changes to government guidelines mean we are returning to much more normal daily life in our homes. For the relatives of our residents and families inquiring…

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