Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing is a set of evidence based public health messages aimed at improving the wellbeing of us all. Staff member Jenny Campbell has been trained as a “Take 5 Steps Ambassador” and used these skills and knowledge to run a workshop with several residents within the home. Gordon, Linda, Debbie, David, […]
Due to the current situation, we have not had any contact with our normal activity providers coming into the home. All our residents have really missed them. Julie, the guitar/ music therapist contacted Jackie our activity co-ordinator to arrange a visit with the residents. She came to the back garden where the residents were able […]
We were delighted to receive a donation of a kit to make an Owl Windchime earlier in the week so decided to make this during one of our art and craft sessions. The wooden owl needed painting so Fiona got stuck into that job first, she choose some nice bright red, blue and yellow colours […]
Recently we had the fantastic opportunity to bring socially distanced live theatre to the Beeches Nursing Home. “The Broads” Play was written by local playwright and actress Maria Connolly for people living in isolation. The 50 minute live musical is based on the life stories of Hollywood legends: Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Bette Midler. […]
VISITING WITH CARE - A PATHWAY - A Snapshot Survey
Follow the link below for information about a new survey on care home visiting. This is a joint project between Public Health Agency and Patient and Client Council to gather insights into what is going well and what could be improved in relation to visiting arrangements in Care Homes. We would encourage all residents, relatives and staff to share their experiences.