The Concept of Identity

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today we’re honoring it by looking at the concept of identity and what this means to people living with a Dementia. Developmental psychologist, Erik... Read more

Paralympic Champion Margaret Price, MBE, Joins the Family at Hatherleigh Nursing Home

Neurologist, Sir Ludwig Guttman believed that engaging in sport was critical to the rehabilitation of people with spinal cord damage. On 29th July 1948, the same day as the Opening... Read more

Gibraltar Nursing Home: Cheese, Port & Pool – The Things that Bring Men Together

Cheese, Port & Pool Camaraderie is something we usually associate with workplaces, sports clubs, or the military. It is the trust between a group of individuals who are usually uniting... Read more

Sundial Care Home: Smiles for National Smile Month

National Mentoring Month Ask anyone at Sundial and they will tell you the day usually starts with a smile! Whilst any of the Sundial smiles can brighten up anyone’s day,... Read more

Edenmore Nursing Home: International Nurses Day – Tina

As 12th May marks International Nurses Day, we thought we would take the opportunity to share the story of one of our own fantastic nurses at Edenmore. Tina, who has... Read more

Identity & Occupation: The Role Life History Has on a Journey with Dementia.

As people, we have our own preferences and experiences of life, such as where we have worked, or the place we call home. Even the little things are important; how... Read more

Thistle Court Care Home: Rachel & the Thistle Court Creative

Thistle Court's Artist Rachel Davies has been a member of the team at Thistle Court for over 15 years. While some may consider that to make her ‘part of the... Read more

Hatherleigh Nursing Home: Phillis Kirton, Floral Designs at the Chelsea Flower Show

A Master of Floral Design The art of horticulture is supporting the journey of life, growing from seed or sprout, nurturing with water, weeding, and pruning through to full blossom,... Read more

Frome Nursing Home: Raising the Bar

In January 2020, less than two months before Coronavirus turned our living habits upside down, Statista found that 52% of Britons visited pubs at least once a fortnight in the... Read more

Thistle Court Care Home: Joyce Hague, Nurse of Principle

Our Nurse of Principle If the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted one thing, it is the significant need we have as a society for nursing professionals. Thistle Court Care Home in... Read more