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

Roy Collins: An Inspiration to North Devon’s Creative Community

National Day of the Arts in Care Homes National Day of the Arts in Care Homes takes place on the 24th September and this year’s theme is ‘Creative Communities.’ Roy... Read more

World Alzheimer’s Day: Let’s talk about Loneliness

The 21st of September is World Alzheimer’s Day, and the 2020 theme is, ‘Let’s talk about Dementia.’ Research has shown that people who live with a dementia are at a... 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

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

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

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