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Join Howdon Care Centre for a coffee and a natter

Do you want to find out more about what it’s like living with dementia? The care team at Howdon Care Centre in Wallsend open their doors every Wednesday afternoon between 1.30pm and 4pm where people can come and find out more about dementia.

You can speak to lots of different people, read some of the information from the dementia library and talk through the options about things that can be done to improve your loved ones quality of life.

Ruth Todd, Home Manager, said: “Everyone is welcome to come to our coffee and natter afternoons. There are people willing to listen and talk to you about the situation you’re in so you don’t have to go through it on your own. Please feel free to pop in one day for a chat.”

To find out more information about the café or what’s going on in the home, contact Jade Richardson, the Personal Activities Lead on 0191 2639436.

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25 Feb 2017

Residents at the Old Vicarage Care Home in Worksop were wearing their hearts on their sleeves, as they embraced the day of love.

The residents started their day making Valentine’s cards for their loved ones and the care team.

Pauline Clews, Home Manager, said: “The residents really enjoyed making the cards and their designs really were beautiful. They then enjoyed delivering them to their valentines over the day. Love definitely won over the day.

Are you looking for a care home in Worksop? The Old Vicarage Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care and respite care.


25 Feb 2017

Residents and the care team have been busy bees at Doulton Court Care Home in Sutton-on-Sea.

The home has been undergoing some TLC recently as its been having it’s wooden windows and doors replaced.

Joyce Turner, Home Manager, said: “The workmen are doing a fantastic job, liaising with our carers to minimise the disruption to our residents. Within one week almost all of the windows are replaced and look fantastic. Our very own ‘Domestic Dave’ has been staying late each day to clean up and ensure the disturbance to the residents is minimal. We’d be totally lost without him. I want to thank the whole team for their continued help and support whilst the renovations have been going on. Go team Doulton Court!”

Whilst the windows were being replaced, the residents were taking part in their very own exercise class.

“The class is always a firm favourite with the residents,” explained Joyce. “It helps to keep them agile and is great fun. It’s definitely one activity on the calendar that the residents look forward too constantly.”

Are you looking for a care home in Sutton-on-Sea? Doulton Court Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, specialist care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

Happy Birthday

25 Feb 2017

The Beaufort Care Home in Coventry helped resident Geoff celebrate his birthday with a special party attended by his favourite people.

Debra Buckley, Home Manager, said: “We helped Geoffrey and his family celebrate his special day. Taj, a member of our team, went above and beyond the call of duty as she organised a special meal and party for him. Geoffrey was joined by his wife, children and his friends. Everyone had a lovely time.

“Geoffrey’s wife and children were so thankful and appreciative for the party, they made a donation to the residents fund to enable us to continue to provide special experiences for our residents. They also gave us some lovely feedback saying this will be a special memory they will cherish forever.”

Everyone at Four Seasons wishes you many happy returns Geoffrey!


25 Feb 2017

Say hello to the newest member of the Hesslewood House Care Home team in Hessle, Luna the cat.

Kate Wilson, Home Manager, said: “Luna is the newest member of our team, and has made herself right at home since joining us. She came in one stormy night and sheltered from the weather in one of our units. She is so loving and spends most of the day sat on the resident’s knees having cuddles. A member of the care team donated a large cushion bed for Luna, and it’s definitely a hit with her.”

Are you looking for a care home in Hessle? Hesslewood House Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, specialist care and end of life care.

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