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Healthy New Year's Resolutions for Older People

It’s great to start the new year with good intentions, but sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin. We’ve put together a few new year resolution ideas for older people focussing on staying healthy, happy and active.

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Bringing back the magic of Christmas

Country Court are helping to bring back the magic of Christmas to older people in the local community by joining the reengage.org Community Christmas initiative to help ensure no elderly person spends Christmas Day alone.

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Taking action to become a Dementia Champion

Meet Chloe, our Customer Relations Advisor at Tallington Lodge Care Home near Stamford in Lincolnshire. Chloe is the first point of contact for families of residents at Tallington Lodge, both for families thinking about a care home and those already residents. She tells what motivated her to become a Dementia Champion.

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The secret ingredients of an award-winning chef

At Country Court Care we are about celebrating life every day; delivering five-star catering and hospitality and making mealtimes a sociable, shared experience to bring people together are key to this.

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Meet our three centenarians

Not one but three Country Court Care residents celebrate their 100th Birthdays this month, the three centenarians shared some of their life stories with us and tips for living to 100 years old!

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Why choose respite care?

Choosing the right type of care can be a difficult and confusing time, there’s lots of terminology and so many choices on offer. Our latest blog explains a little more about respite care and why it could be a good place to start when choosing a care home.

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Maria's walk for dementia

Maria is our Customer Relations Manager at Lakeview Lodge Care Home in Milton Keynes, she tells us what motivated her to pull on her trainers and join an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk

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Arts in care drive true engagement and positivity

Oomph! Regional Wellbeing Coordinator, Lisa Wilson, discusses the importance of Arts in care settings, and how this translates practically for Wellbeing Team. 

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Care to Create: Meet our resident wordsmith

As part of our Care to Create initiative we have been encouraging our residents to put pen to paper and engage with the written word. For some residents, it has been many years since they’ve had the opportunity to try their hand at letter writing or poetry but for others, like Margaret Lamb resident at The Grove Care Home, writing is a much-loved lifelong hobby.

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Seeing the benefits of the Arts in care homes

Wellbeing & Activities Coordinator, Lucy, explains more about how the arts can be incorporated in day to day activities, bringing out the best in people in their care home.

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