Into Africa!

During May we will continue our World Journey with an adventure in Africa. Africa has 54 sovereign countries and bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, by the Red Sea to the northeast, and by the Indian Ocean to the southeast. Africa is a vast continent and…
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Waters Edge residents get into the Scottish spirit

Residents at a Great Wyrley care home got into the Scottish spirit when a traditional bagpiper visited the home. Waters Edge Care Home, in Great Wyrley, celebrated all things Scottish on Wednesday 25th April, in traditional Highland style. Piper Andy DeComyn played his bagpipes for the residents. Across the whole of 2018 the residents at…
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Spring Clean

Our Reminiscence Coordinators at Lakeview Care Home have been busy spring cleaning as they have a new base within the home. A central storage area has been created which is a larger space and is easily accessible. The huge job of sorting out all the equipment that the units use for activities has been completed…
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Irish dancers a real treat at St Patricks Day celebrations

Shamrocks, shillelaghs and the land of leprechauns was in the spotlight when residents join in the “craic” for St Patrick’s Day celebrations at a care home in Great Wyrley. Entertainment by fleet-footed Irish dancers was a highlight of the fun paying tribute to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle. Irish-themed food, music and decorations was included in the event for St…
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The Journey continues

We continue on our World Journey with a stop to the wonderland island of Ireland. When it comes to cities, you’ll find that small is mighty in Ireland. From the busy streets of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, to the colourful character of Galway city, there’s a blend of modern living and time-old tradition everywhere.

Introducing Coco

We are delighted to introduce our newest member of the team – Coco, our Pets As Therapy Dog, who has started making visits across all our services every week. She is a two year old Chocolate Miniature Poodle with a lovely temperament and has a very calming effect on all of us.  Many of our…
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Love is in the Air at the Lakes

Love was really in the air when the teams across the Lakes enjoyed some special Valentine’s Day celebrations. Our Reminiscence coordinators made an excellent effort decorating the homes with lots of Balloons, Banners and a Love Wall made up of pictures of some of the things our staff and residents really Love. Residents across Lakeview…
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Dignity Action Day

Staff and residents celebrated Dignity Action Day on 1st February with a special Digni-Tea event to raise money for this worthy charity.  Dignity Action Day gives everyone the opportunity to contribute to upholding people’s rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people receiving care.  Dignity Action Day aimed to ensure people who…
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MAPA training for Coniston Staff

We are delighted to include Management of Actual or Potential Aggression (MAPA®) training to all our staff based within the Coniston Centre. This comprehensive training teaches management and intervention techniques to cope with escalating behaviour in a professional and safe manner. Susan Kelly our Coniston Service manager said  “MAPA® has proved to be a really successful…
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Next Stop Italy

The next destination on our around the world journey is Italy. We are visiting the country of romance during February the month of Love. With it’s fairytale of canals and breathtaking architecture, romantic gondola ride and amazing food Italy month is going to be a love filled month of activities and entertainment.