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Willowbeck proud to announce specialist neurologic music therapy programme

Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation, Chroma to deliver music therapy workshops with care home residents. The…

 

Edyn.Care launches personalised home care in London

Edyn.Care has launched its personalised home care services in London, empowering seniors to stay at home, happily and safely knowing that 24-hour support is on hand.…

 

Baby yoga classes held at Teesside care home

BABIES and elderly care home residents are taking part in yoga sessions together at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.

The Kalma Baby sessions are held at Ingleby…

 

Brain Injury service recognised for end of life care excellence

Two neurological rehabilitation specialist units in Northampton have completed Gold Standards Framework (GSF) for its end of life care. 

Christchurch View and…

 

WW1 centenary marked with 100 poppies at care home

100 POPPIES were created by Barnsley care home residents to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Marion Batty, Joan White and Annie Oakley,…

 

Disorientating effect of décor on dementia patients not understood by many

 Most people are unaware that interior décor can confuse those with dementia.  

Certain décor such as patterned and coloured carpets can cause dementia…

 

Making Mobility Easy 

Just like the family that runs it, AHM Installations is a business that won’t falter under pressure. Set up 18 years ago by Julie and Simon Symcox, the business began…

 

A quarter of councils have stopped offering Meals on Wheels

24 per cent of the UK’s local authorities have stopped offering a Meals on Wheels service since 2014. Just 42 per cent of local authorities now offer any kind of…

 

Cold Weather Priority Initiative Aimed at Tackling Winter Deaths

According to The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), each year in the UK, there are 40,000 so-called ‘excess winter deaths' as a result of cold. 82.5%…

 

Triple success for Balhousie Care Group at National Care Awards

Three exceptional people from Balhousie Care Group have been shortlisted for a National Care Award. Heather Smith, Yvonne Manson and Ross Balmer are finalists for the…

 

Teesside care homes hold Halloween celebrations

A FRIGHTFUL autumn fayre was held at a Teesside care home to mark Halloween.

Ghouls and ghosts walked the corridors of The Beeches Care Home, in Stockton-on-…

 

Borough Care Launches New ‘Life in Colour’ Website

Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has created a new website that reflects the company’s ‘Life in Colour’ values…

 

Sunrise, Edgbaston partners with Acorns Children’s Hospice

Sunrise of Edgbaston on Church Road, is working with West Midlands-based charity Acorns Children’s Hospice, to support its mission of providing a network of care for…

 

Batleys raises funds for Middlesbrough residents with dementia

BATLEYS Cleveland has donated hundreds of pounds to a Middlesbrough care home. The Gables Care Home, on Highfield Road, received £630 from the wholesale cash and…

 

Reach Sled Dog Rescue helping care home residents with dementia

Reach Sled Dog Rescue recently visited Stocks Hall Care Home in Skelmersdale, Lancashire to meet all the…

 

Why a balanced diet is important for people with dementia

Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth has a designated catering team that promotes the philosophy of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in its nutrition-rich…