9 little-known facts about working in a care home

Whether you’re considering a career in care or you’re simply curious about what goes into working in a nursing home, the truth is, a job description will only scratch the surface.  Beyond the roles and responsibilities, some little-known realities make up the day-to-day for care home staff. Here, we’ve asked our hardworking team to give […]

What is the future of nursing home care post-COVID?

Note: This is part two of a two-part blog post. You can read part one, which covers how care homes (like Fulford) are adapting to life post-lockdown, here.  Little by little, life in the care sector is edging closer to something resembling normality. Pressure is easing, visitors are returning, and residents are starting to enjoy […]

How are care homes adapting to life post-lockdown?

The coronavirus pandemic delivered an unwelcome dose of stress, anxiety, and adversity to a variety of industries — and the Care Sector was no exception.  The past two years have seen us grapple with PPE shortages, crippling uncertainty, and overwhelming heartbreak as we’ve fought tooth and nail to keep our residents (and our staff) safe […]

How to settle someone with dementia into a nursing home

This post follows on from How Fulford cares for residents with dementia. There, we discuss the benefits of nursing home care for dementia patients, how to know when to move a loved one with dementia into care, and Fulford’s approach to dementia care.  Here, in part two, we explore the days, weeks, and months after […]

Your introduction to respite care in a nursing home

Caring for a friend or family member can be incredibly rewarding — but it can also be a labour-intensive job filled with long hours and complex emotions. And, if you’re not careful, it can quickly take its toll on your mental and physical health.  That’s why you must take a break now and again. Yet, […]