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

Undressing the Uniform Debate

In a Nursing Times survey in 2014, almost 60% of staff consulted, indicated that they thought uniforms were an important part of the job. It is, like the uniforms, a... Read more

The 5 pillars of Comfort in Dementia Care

Comfort is defined as a state of physical ease, free from pain or constraint. Comfort is also one of the six emotional and psychological needs highlighted by Professor Tom Kitwood,... Read more

Heanton Nursing Home are Jumping For Dementia

Two of the marketing team from Heanton Nursing Home, in Heanton Punchardon, Devon, have just raised around £1000 for the Alzheimer’s Society in two sponsored  parachute jumps. 90% of those... Read more

A Bard’s View on Dementia

April is Poetry Month, at least in the USA. Over here we tend to join in but maintain our British feeling of literary superiority because our lists of poems and... Read more

Heanton’s brilliant birthday celebration!

Everyone at Heanton Nursing Home had a brilliant time this past weekend celebrating Sam’s 86th birthday. Sam has lived at Heanton for many years and so his Heanton family wanted... Read more

MP supports North Devon Nursing Home.

Heanton Nursing Home and Edenmore Nursing Home, specialist dementia nursing and residential care providers in North Devon, have been commended by local MP Peter Heaton-Jones for creating their own solution... Read more

Heanton’s got a brand new look!

Heanton Nursing Home has recently undergone a complete refurbishment, and it is looking brilliant! The nursing home, located in Heanton Punchardon close to Braunton and Barnstaple, has employed specialist interior... Read more

Heanton’s tea party in the sun!

Heanton Nursing Home and Westward Housing came together this week and partnered on an afternoon tea event held in the gardens of the nursing home in Barnstaple. About 20 of... Read more