Activities to help a loved one with dementia stay focused and engaged

Memory problems can have a devastating impact on a person’s confidence. Frustration, loss of motivation and anxiousness – all common symptoms of dementia- can all too quickly lead to people withdrawing from activities and social groups they previously enjoyed.Yet it is at exactly this point, when dementia symptoms take hold, that social engagement and activities […]

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  • March 27, 2019

Pictures of our home

Just a few pictures of our residents home A quiet area the home with our ‘Motto’ on the wall ,which is special to us all who work here. Also our newly decorated ‘Bistro’ with our ‘Information Corner’ , including our Dignity Tree and Champions information Folders for everyone to look through

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  • March 26, 2019

Creative Mojo

The start of the residents work with ‘Creative Mojo’ Look forward to seeing the next piece of work Coming again on the 10th April

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  • March 26, 2019

Come Join Your Mother

It’s only a week to go until Mother’s Day!Make it really special for your Mum / Grandma by joining us for lunch. Please book your place with a member of staff.We look forward to welcoming you.

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  • March 24, 2019

Craft Session with everyone

We had a lady called ‘Sarah’ come to the home yesterday (friday) to spend time with some of our residents .. Sarah is from a company called ‘Creative Mojo’ and she brought everything that was needed to have a craft session with everyone .. Busy painting and colouring and making flowers, rabbits and butterflies to make […]

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  • March 24, 2019

Pet Therapy

Claire brought ‘Honey’ our Pet Therapy dog to the home again on Thursday ..Honey visits every week and pops around the home saying hello to everyone and getting some treats .Claire will only take Honey to see the residents that she knows likes dogs … as we have a couple of residents that do not […]

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  • March 24, 2019

Sending message through balloon

Thought we would try something different today … 2 of our residents let a balloon into the sky with Rathsides contact details on (not their names) .Lets see if we get a response as they certainly went high into the sky Thankyou ladies

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  • March 24, 2019

Residents/Families meeting

Thankyou to all who came to our 1st Resident/Families meeting of 2019 3 family members and 14 Residents attended.Some great ideas were discussed and plenty of Cake and cups of tea and coffee. Some ideaswere:How to give more information out about what is happening at the home ….it was decided a Newsletter would be a good idea […]

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  • March 21, 2019