Entries by Tom Newitt

North Shields Care Home Delivers Valentine’s Cheer

The team at North Shields-based care home Appleby made sure that their residents had a special Valentine’s Day full of cakes, crafts and cheer. Ahead of the big day, the team at the home on Military Road were keen to share a little Valentine’s joy with classic love song-themed singalongs and craft activities. Residents adored […]

Leigh-on-Sea Care Home Marks Dignity Action Day

Rose Martha Court Care Home in Leigh-on-Sea has marked Dignity Action Day 2021 with a positive day of celebrations for residents and staff. Promoting dignity for all in its care is a key foundation for the home on Leigh Road. However, the Rose Martha Court team were keen to join in the national celebration and […]

Atherton Care Home Travels Down Under for Australia Day

The adventurous residents at Atherton-based care home The Chanters have celebrated Australia Day in true antipodean style. Wearing cork hats and surrounded by inflatable native creatures, the residents of the home on Tyldesley Old Road enjoyed a fun afternoon filled with Australian-themed games. One of the residents’ favourite activities was the bushtucker trial where they […]

Droitwich Care Home Resident Becomes Social Media Sensation for National Storytelling Week

A Droitwich care home resident has starred in their own CBeebies Bedtime Story worthy video for National Storytelling Week. Ravenstone Care Home resident Audrey Prince, 90, gave a stellar performance of Goldilocks and the Three Bears on the home’s Facebook Page. Her fellow residents helped with the production by creating Goldilocks themed drawings that were […]

East Renfrewshire Care Home Ensures A Happy Burns Night For Residents

East Renfrewshire care home, Eastwood Court, ensured that its residents could enjoy the festivities of Burns Night despite lockdown restrictions. The team at the home in Giffnock have been embracing new ways to help residents celebrate special events throughout the pandemic. Under normal circumstances, the home would be abuzz with activity on Burns Night. With […]

Blairgowrie Care Home Residents Have Best Possible Start to 2021 With Covid-19 Vaccinations

Residents and staff at Blairgowrie-based care home Muirton House have gratefully received their first Covid-19 vaccinations.  The vaccinations were administered at the home off Essendy Road by NHS Tayside staff in a Covid-secure environment. Home Manager Catherine Russell said: “This is a wonderful day for our residents and their families, and we are truly grateful […]

East Kilbride Care Home Residents Take to the Seven Seas

Residents at an East Kilbride care home are taking part in an exciting month of activities by travelling the world on a virtual cruise ship. Staff at Kingsgate Care Home, based on Glasgow Road, wanted to ensure residents didn’t feel the January blues and were able to welcome 2021 in style. Travelling the world on […]

Clayton-le-Moors Care Home Worker Walks for Winter Wonderland

During December, residents at Clayton-le-Moors Care Home, Hope House, were treated to a beautiful festive light display in their garden thanks to the fundraising efforts of a kind member of staff. For many, one of the best things about the festive period is seeing lots of beautiful Christmas lights and displays. The Hope House residents […]