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How we are keeping busy during lockdown

Just because we’re in lockdown doesn’t mean we can’t still have fun! Our residents have been getting up to all sorts of activities over the last couple of months – we’ve even celebrated a 100th birthday!

How we're protecting against coronavirus (COVID-19)
Charities support the elderly in coronavirus self-isolation

Charites and support groups around the UK are being set up to help older people who have chosen to self-isolate as a preventative measure against coronavirus. 

Ask these 5 questions when searching for a Hampshire care home

Are you looking for a care home in Hampshire? Whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, make sure to ask the below 5 questions to help you decide if it’s the right choice.

Our specialist dementia care

There’s no denying that caring for someone with dementia is difficult, but it can also be incredibly rewarding when you see them happy and full of life. At Old Alresford Cottage, a residential care home in Hampshire, we specialise in providing the very best dementia care based on respect, dignity and understanding, whether that’s full time or respite care. Read on to discover some of the core values we maintain when caring for our residents.

3 ways to help combat loneliness this Christmas

Though loneliness is a growing problem that affects people all year round, the condition is often made worse during the festive period. Due to a number of different reasons, including retirement, reduced mobility, loss of loved ones and family moving away, the older generation can find Christmas to be a particularly difficult time. We outline 3 things you can try to help you not only make it through the festivities, but to enjoy them too.

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