Entries by Nadia Porter

In Memory of Harry

One of our Homecare client’s, Harry, sadly passed away recently and his family have added a lovely message to the funeral service book. The service book said: The family would like to thank everyone for attending the funeral and for cards and messages of sympathy, and a special thanks to the carers and staff from […]

Caroline the Horticultural Therapist

We’ve been loving our sessions with Caroline the horticultural therapist. Caroline is passionate about seeing older people’s quality of life improved through working with plants and natures and getting outside. With a background as a speech and language therapist, and having community development experience in South East Asia, Caroline returned to the UK where she […]

Thunder The Therapy Husky

We’ve been having regular visits from Thunder the therapy husky. Thunder is specially trained to show empathy to people around him. He is like a big teddy bear, so soft and cuddly, so there are no nerves from our residents about petting him and playing with him. Thunder belongs to a family of huskies owned […]

New Training Academy

We’ve held the first training sessions in our new Training Academy. The sessions we’re delivering are Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Food Safety, and Nutrition & Hydration. The academy will be for new and existing employees. Pictured is Liam Thornton, Rebecca Dean, Donna Beckingham, Andrea Slack, Joely Brameld and Thalia Sattaris. Well done team!  

Summer Fair Fun

Our 2019 summer fair was a big hit! Luckily the weather was fantastic.   We even had the therapy huskies come for a visit.     We were very busy for a few weeks leading up to the event, making gifts and cards to sell at the fair to make money for our activities fund. […]