How is my relative going to be cared for in a nursing home?

It’s not just prospective residents who share common fears when moving into a nursing home.  Often, we hear from families who worry about the type and level of care their loved ones will receive in a nursing or care home setting. Is it right for them? Will they be looked after properly? What if they […]

3 reasons not to move into a nursing home

Here’s the truth. Nobody really wants to move into a nursing home. Yet, it’s often a vital next step for many older people when it comes to their health and quality of life.   Still, we appreciate that fact doesn’t stop potential residents from sharing common fears about moving into a nursing home. They might worry […]

COVID-19: Should I move my loved one out of a nursing home?

One of the most common concerns when moving into a nursing home is a fear of loneliness.  Thankfully, for the vast majority, this fear is usually unfounded. Unfortunately, however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has meant that many care home residents across the country are currently experiencing feelings of isolation.  If you’ve been unable to visit […]

Our guide to moving your loved one into a care home

The decision to move your loved one into a care home is never an easy one. However, once the signs that it’s time for a nursing home become too great to ignore, you can be left with little choice.  No matter if it’s your partner, parent, friend or family member, if your loved one needs […]

5 ways to make the move from home to nursing home a smooth transition

No matter how your loved one comes to be in care — whether it’s self-referral, family referral, GP referral, or through an incident, accident, or hospital visit — making the transition from home comforts to the nursing home environment can be tough.  The good news is that almost everything is handled on your behalf. While […]

Activities for our residents during lockdown

Activities during lockdown

If you have a loved one staying with us (or if you’re interested in life inside a nursing home at this particular moment in time), here’s a quick recap of what we’ve been doing to stave off the boredom of lockdown — while keeping everyone safe and happy.

Dispelling common fears when moving into a nursing home

Fears when moving

It’s not uncommon for fears to delay the decision to move into a nursing home. So, in this short blog post, we aim to address these concerns head-on and smooth the way towards a better quality of life for all involved.