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Care Home Activities – What a Difference a COVID Year Makes.
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Care Home Activities – What a Difference a COVID Year Makes.
What a year it’s been for care homes. The care sector has seen so many changes in the way they have provided care and especially in the way they have used activities to keep residents occupied during the long lockdown period.
COVID 19: Care Home Christmas Party Success - Useful Tips
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COVID 19: Care Home Christmas Party Success - Useful Tips
Is your care home planning a Christmas party this year? With restrictions still necessary due to COVID-19, many may be put off by worrying about keeping everyone safe. But with a few careful tweaks, everyone can still have an enjoyable time celebrating. Our useful tips can make all the difference and can hopefully save a few headaches on the day.
Care Home Activity | Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights
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Care Home Activity | Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights
This Saturday (14th November) begins a five-day festival in which many people of Indian Hindu culture celebrate a beautiful religious event. They decorate their houses with colourful lights, flowers and candles and share sweets, dried fruits and gifts with friends and family.
Remembrance Day Activities in Care Homes – Lest We Forget
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Remembrance Day Activities in Care Homes – Lest We Forget
November sees many of us turning our thoughts to remembering those who fought and died for us during the war. There is much interest about the lives and backgrounds of individual soldiers, sometimes even recreated in a play or TV special.
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25 Incredible Benefits of Gardening
Gardening is much more than a hobby or fun pastime. In fact, there are many proven benefits of gardening that people enjoy. I invite you to read on and discover the various large and small benefits of gardening that you can enjoy every time you settle down to tend to your plants.
How You Can Have Fun Playing Games and Raising Funds for Dementia
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How You Can Have Fun Playing Games and Raising Funds for Dementia
Charities are particularly suffering during the COCID-19 pandemic, with fundraising activities severely curtailed, funding has fallen drastically. Now here is something everyone can do in their own homes or care homes, and here's how by Dementia UK:
Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
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Improving Games for Care Home Residents – Putting a twist on the classics
No doubt in every care home around the country there’s an activity cupboard or box in which you’ll find classic games that are familiar to us all. During lockdown these games have surely been invaluable to help keep people entertained. However the same old game over and over again can quickly lose its appeal.
5 Tips for Hosting a Picnic for Your Care Home Residents
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5 Tips for Hosting a Picnic for Your Care Home Residents
With weeks of warm days and long summer evenings ahead of us, now is the perfect time to throw a picnic party for your residents in your care home garden. Hosting a picnic is a fantastic way to make the most of the fine weather, and it will ensure your residents get some fresh air, too.
COVID-19: What Gifts to Take When Visiting Relatives in a Care Home
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COVID-19: What Gifts to Take When Visiting Relatives in a Care Home
During this COVID-19 pandemic, many of us will have sorely missed visiting our older relatives and will only have had the option of a telephone call or waving through the window. Now that the restrictions are being carefully eased, we are happily able to spend some time seeing them in person again – at a safe distance.
Roll-a-Bowl is Good for the Soul
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Roll-a-Bowl is Good for the Soul
Finally, some of us are able to get back a little bit or normality from the past months of shielding from COVID-19. Slowly, the towns are coming alive, beaches are filling up and pubs and restaurants are poised, ready to go.