Honouring Tony Haynes: A Legacy of Dedication and Service in the RAF

  In commemorations of the 80th anniversary of D-Day, we are celebrating the military service of Anthony 'Tony' John Haynes who has chosen to continue his life’s journey at Heanton... Read more

Mental Health Awareness & Support

Mental Health Support at Heanton Nursing Home Mental health can affect us at some point in our lives. In the UK, 1 in 4 people experience a mental health problem... Read more

Art Workshop at Heanton Nursing Home Inspires Creativity and Honors Remembrance Day

Residents at Heanton Nursing Home in Barnstaple, who are fondly referred to as family members, engaged in a heartwarming art workshop, organised by the team, as they commemorated Remembrance Day... Read more

Alan Edward William’s Inspirational Journey Through Valor and Service

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the Country falls silent. It is a day of reflection, a day where nations pause to remember the... Read more

Occupation v Activities in a Care Home

"Heanton’s household model of care aims to create an environment that closely mirrors the comforts and routines of living in one’s own home” When it comes to choosing a care... Read more

Unveiling the Heartbreak of a Dementia Diagnosis with David Shepherd

Alzheimer's is a heart-wrenching disease that inflicts relentless pain and sorrow on both you and your loved one. Witnessing the gradual decline of someone close to you can leave you... Read more

Heanton Nursing Home Takes Family Member For a Game of Badminton

John Miles who is fondly referred to as Rex from Heanton Nursing Home, enjoyed a game of Badminton along with team members during a recent outing. The game began with... Read more

Social Care Nursing: Bringing Humanity to Care

In the NHS, nurses are often faced with the overwhelming task of looking after the physical needs of a large number of patients at once. Unfortunately, this means sometimes they... Read more

Grief and Dementia

As human beings, grief is how we respond to a significant loss in our lives. It is a deeply painful experience to go through, and the agonizing feelings grief rouses... Read more