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

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#EvolveBBB: Inclusion

In June, Evolve’s Care Academy invited team members back into the training room to experience the third course of their 2022 build back better programme, #EvolveBBB. The first #EvolveBBB course... Read more

#EvolveBBB: Identity

    Since 2015, the team at Evolve Care Group, (which Heanton is a part of) have dedicated themselves to investing time and money into their people. Wanting to build... Read more

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#EvolveBBB: Culture

As part of Evolve Care Group, the culture at our Devon Nursing Home, Heanton can be identified in our commitment to creating a continuation of home rather than an institution.... Read more

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Reflecting on LGBT+ History Month: Creating Inclusive Spaces

2022 marks half a century since the first Pride march in 1972 that took place in London. In the time that has passed since, activists have protested their rights to... Read more

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The Importance of Mentoring with Helen Barr

Throughout January, we have been exploring how mentorship holds the power to shape us into the people we become in both our personal and professional lives. This led us into... Read more

The Concept of Identity

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today we’re honoring it by looking at the concept of identity and what this means to people living with a Dementia. Developmental psychologist, Erik... Read more

Heanton’s Gardens in Bloom

The Warmer Months at Heanton Spring and Summer at Heanton Nursing Home is when the outside of the home comes alive. As the warmer months reveal the gardens in all... Read more

Supported & Guided: Whoever, Wherever and Whenever

National Mentoring Month The past ten months have seen us challenged in ways that we never could have ever imagined. Along with the rest of the country, we have been... Read more