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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
"I am a qualified nurse myself and have seen and worked in a number of homes but have never seen such an amazing bunch of people in my life, they are truly wonderful. Affinity care should be proud of their home and their staff as they are second to none and in this day and age with so many negative reports on care homes it is refreshing to write so positively about your home. Thank you all"
"Whatever the future holds I know my wife would never be looked after better than she was at Old Alresford cottage"
"All the staff and residents made Mum feel really at home and I feel secure in the knowledge that she was safe and well cared for. Please pass on our thanks to the whole team"