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Find out what’s been happening this year for Springcare, our staff and our residents.

The Benefits of Respite Care with Springcare

When caring for a loved one, it can be difficult to ask for help when you need support or a short-term break from your caregiving duties. Carers also worry whether their loved one will settle in an unfamiliar place with a change to their routine. Respite care provides caregivers with the opportunity to: Relieve stress and relax from the day to day…

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Food and Dining at Springcare

Here at Springcare, we are passionate about food and we believe in having the very best ingredients for our catering teams to create and display first class, balanced, nutritious and appealing food for a wide range of palates. We feel that mealtimes are an extremely important time for our residents, and it is imperative that our cooks are all talented individuals. We…

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The Benefits of Residential Care Homes

When faced with the decision of whether a residential care home is the right option for themselves or a loved one, people tend to become daunted by all of the choices they have to make and the considerations that coincide with them. This choice isn’t one that should be made suddenly and time should be taken to weigh up the benefits of…

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Hatton Court Appears On BBC’s Ambulance!

Last night, our Hatton Court nursing home was featured on the BBC 1 Ambulance TV programme. Watch from 17 minutes 45 seconds to see what happened. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b097rygd/ambulance-series-2-episode-7

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Caring For Someone With Dementia

  Caring For Someone With Dementia According to Dementia UK ‘Dementia is a broad umbrella term used to describe a range of progressive neurological disorders. There are many different types of dementia and some people may present with a combination of types.  Regardless of which type is diagnosed, each person will experience their dementia in their own unique way.’ Dementia Care People…

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Loneliness in old age – How can Springcare’s range of services help you to overcome this?

Loneliness in the elderly is unfortunately a far too common problem in today’s society. With Age UK stating that over 2 million people aged over 75 are currently living alone in England, it is an alarming rate which will, no doubt, continue to increase as the population grows. There are many reasons why somebody can become lonely in old age including a…

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Westwood Hall Autumn Newsletter

Upcoming events – we have Westwood Halls Christmas Panto Dick Whittington also the Christmas party and on the 23rd December Father Christmas will be visiting the residents.

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Windy Knowe Nursing Home Autumn Newsletter

Once again the family of Mrs Audrey Cohen have come up trumps in transforming our first floor dining room. The refurbishment is based on a vintage style tea room but still functions as a dining area. The residents enjoy reminiscence sessions in a vintage (shabby chic) setting with china crockery and cake stands and gingham/polka dot curtains and table cloths. Watch this…

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Sandiway Lodge Autumn Newsletter

We have been experiencing mild sunny autumn days and have taken advantage of these days in the garden at Sandiway. We enjoy are Monday outings with Alan, doing our shopping and picking up a bargain from the shops then relaxing in the café with a cuppa. 5 of us had a lovely day in Blackpool seeing the lights. The weather was kind…

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River Meadows Autumn Newsletter

We can’t believe its Autumn once again, long, warm Summer days behind us and preparations for Christmas well underway. Our activities programme is supporting a number of “interest” groups including The “Gin and Tonic “group, a number of ladies who gather together once a month to sample a different drink and have a more “relaxed” chat. The knit and Natter group have…

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