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

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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Christmas Grotto at Beech House Nursing Home

Residents and staff have been very busy preparing for the Christmas period ahead, making decorations and going out on shopping trips to buy more decorations. Sue O’Neil (Activities Coordinator) and Pat Amos (Administrator) have been particularly busy building our Christmas Grotto. The Grotto will be opened on the 5th December when the local school children will visit to sing carols to residents…

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Judy Freeman Wins Carer Award at the Pride of Shropshire Awards Ceremony

Judy Freeman, River Meadows Activities Organiser, won the carer award at the Pride of Shropshire Awards 2016. You can read the full article on the Shropshire Star. As activities organiser at River Meadow nursing home in Shawbury, Judy prepares activities for residents and arranges visits to the home from people like musicians, artists and farmers with new-born lambs. Her nomination said Judy…

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Bucklow Fully refurbished Dementia Residential Home opening March 2017

Our Bucklow Manor home has recently been fully refurbished and is due to be re-opened in March 2017. Find out more about Bucklow Manor here.

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