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Exercise activities give Yorkshire care home residents a welcome boost

Continuing with its ambitious expansion plans across the North West, Alcedo Care Group has opened three new offices in Wigan, St Helens and Bury.

Portraits of life

When keen artist Marzanna Filipiuk picked up her pencils and sketched one of the ladies she helped to look after, she realised it could be a unique way to bond with her clients and bring a smile to faces of their loved ones.

Colten Care homes have been ‘Zooming’ in on creative companionship

Top of the list of pastimes they missed was going to the cinema, so the Woodlands team created a special cinema experience for the evening. This included hiring a big outdoor screen and constructing gazebos to sit under in case of bad weather.

Singing raises spirits at Bridgwater nursing home

Jason Saunders, activities co-ordinator at Avalon Nursing Home, said: “Vaccines are all done here now, which is reassuring both for residents and their families, and having a good old singalong is a great way to celebrate

Royal Star & Garter Homes Mark St David’s Day

Arts and crafts, daffodil flower-arranging, quizzes and poetry readings were part of the series of activities arranged at the Homes in Solihull, Surbiton and High Wycombe, to celebrate the Patron Saint of Wales on Monday, 1 March.

Strictly Come Dancing pro joins residents dance session

Colten Care residents have enjoyed their very own dance session with former Strictly Come Dancing pro Robin Windsor.

Royal Mint Museum hopes to reach care home residents in decimalisation reminiscence session

Royal Mint Museum hopes to reach care home residents in decimalisation reminiscence session

Music for Dementia leads the way on how to use music with people living with dementia

Two new guides, launched by Music for Dementia, which are supported by the National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP), describe how link workers can assess music needs and signpost people to music-based activities and services.

Could you host a graduate in your care organisation?

It’s run in partnership between Skills for Care, the NHS Leadership Academy, and supported by the Department of Health and Social Care. It includes...

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