Nurses Year 2020: The Returning Matron

Maureen Marsh or Mo is a former nurse who used to call Heanton Nursing Home her place of work, now it is a place that she calls home. Since moving... Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: An Anxious Perspective

I’m not good enough. Why did I do that? I’m wasting your time. What I’ve done is rubbish. I’ve done it wrong. They don’t believe me. Why did I say... Read more

Heanton Nursing Home comes together to raise awareness for Wear it Pink Day

Family members and the team at Heanton Nursing Home took part in ‘wear it pink’ on Friday 18th October to help raise awareness (and funds) for breast cancer. The ‘wear... Read more

Newlyweds visit Bride’s Father at Heanton Nursing Home

John Fordrey with daughter, Jacqueline Crisp, wife, Rose Fordrey and son-in-law, Tony Crisp On Saturday 1st June, Jacqueline Johnson married her partner of 11 years, Tony Crisp, at the Guildhall,... Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Wellbeing at Heanton Nursing Home

Promoting wellbeing and happiness in our home has always been at the heart of Heanton. This Mental Health Awareness Week we are highlighting the importance of focusing on the wellbeing... Read more

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day at Heanton Nursing Home

Karen Tidy - A Carer of People, Rhymer of Words October 3rd was the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day and the theme of this year’s literacy celebration was ‘Truth.’... Read more

Five-star waiter service at South West care homes!

Sunday lunch has been taken to a whole new level at a group of South West nursing homes, who are now offering waiter service, complete with wine and fine dining.... Read more

A Journey from Glasgow to Heanton

Joe Gourlay – as you might be able to tell from his traditional name - was born in Glasgow in 1929. Now, 88 years later, he lives at Heanton Nursing... Read more

The Magic of Music: Heanton Nursing Home, Devon

The Power of Music in Dementia Care There is power in music. Revolutionaries have used music as a platform to convey messages of change, during periods of civil and societal... Read more