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.

What to bring when moving into a nursing home: An essential packing checklist

Although moving into a nursing home often means downsizing from a house or an apartment to a single room, you mustn’t think of it as being shut away. You’re going there to carry on living well, with grace and dignity — your postcode might change, but you don’t have to. To that end, you should […]

Discover the 20+ social activities enjoyed by our nursing home residents

Nursing home vs. hospice

Disclaimer: All activities run by Fulford Nursing Home are subject to strict, COVID-secure measures. Every activity offered to our residents is planned on risk and with shielding in mind. If you have any questions about our social events programme, please contact us on 01904 654 269. When you’re considering a nursing home for a loved […]

9 early signs it’s time for a nursing home

We all age differently. And not everyone who is elderly will need the expert support and care offered by a nursing home. In fact, making the move too quickly can cause tension in your relationship. However, there are certain signs and situations that you should be aware of which point to independent living becoming more […]

Care home vs. nursing home: What’s the difference?

Nursing home vs. hospice

We’ve written previously about the difference between a nursing home and a hospice, and in this post, we’re tackling another common question:  What’s the difference between a care home and a nursing home? If you’re currently faced with the decision of moving a loved one into full-time care, it’s only natural to feel overwhelmed and […]

5 reasons to move into a nursing home

Whether it’s your spouse, parent, sibling, close relative or friend, taking the decision to move the person you love the most into a nursing home can be emotional and challenging. And if you’re currently considering taking this important step, you might be wondering why it’s a good idea.  To help you decide, in this short […]

Choosing a Care Home: 15 Questions to Ask Care Homes When Visiting

Choosing the right care home or nursing home for a loved one is one of the most difficult and emotional things you might ever have to do.  That’s why it’s vital that you ask the right questions when visiting for the first time. What to Ask During Your Care Home Visit: 1. What’s included in […]