A Merrie Noyse, a group that are going to be attending the dementia music workshop on 21 November

More dementia music workshops in Wychavon

The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia is just a few days away. Meraki will be performing their gorgeous acapella three and four part harmony singing. There will be soaring melodies from the Appalachian tradition, feel-good folk and beautiful spirituals. Songs new and old […]

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Nursery’s £1,000 win shared with care home

Nursery children who won £1,000 in a reading and writing competition have shared their prize with elderly care home residents. Brookhill House Day Nursery, in Stapleford, won the money after entering the Nottinghamshire Poem 2018 competition. Part of their entry included photos of the children reading with residents at Longmoor […]

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Home Safety Week 2018

This week is the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) Home Safety Week. Fire and Rescue Services will be working with their local communities to help people be safe from fire incidents in their homes. The NFCC is committed to helping older people to remain independent and safe in their homes and […]

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Leiston care home praised by industry inspector

A care home based in Aldringham near Leiston has been rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an inspection into the quality of service it provides. Aldringham Court Care Home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes group, was inspected in June and has now received this […]

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100-year-old celebrates Burger Day at care home

A centenarian chef has been making burgers for fellow care home residents to celebrate National Burger Day. Nancy Sallis, who lives at Holmewood Care Home, in Chesterfield, donned her apron and chef’s hat to turn mince beef into delicious patties. The 100-year-old joined fellow residents Hazel White, Thelma Scarborough and […]