Cedars Care Home went PINK for the day to raise money for the amazing Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity. Cedars charged a £2.00 fee to everyone who wanted to take part and dress in PINK for the day, they held a raffle and organised a treasure hunt for staff and residents to enjoy. So far they have raised £47.50 in their efforts for such a worthy cause. Well done to all at Cedars!
Fourteen young people took their first steps to a new career, graduating from the Prince's Trusts' Get into Health and Social Care programme.
Marquis Court in Staffordshire will be opening up its doors to medical students from Keele University in Stoke-on-Trent for eight weeks of training. This programme is designed for students to give valuable exposure to delivering excellent standards of Elderly Nursing and Dementia Care.
Bannatyne Lodge Care Home in Peterlee have received a donation of £1,300 from the family of resident Betty King and her late husband Frank, who sadly passed away in February aged 81.
Personal Activities Leader Michael Moralee at Rydal Care Home, Darlington, County Durham has been busy organising Bowles tournaments between Care Homes, "our residents enjoy the competition and interaction they have with others on their visits. Fun, activities, music, exercise and games make a huge difference to everyone, especially people living with dementia. Activity stimulates the brain and body in vital ways and residents are encouraged to develop an active attitude to enhance their quality of life."