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

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

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

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

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

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