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.
Fall-prevention is key to keeping our residents well and healthy; 100 Day Challenges are about rapidly testing ideas to find new and better ways of working both in our homes and together with our local health professional colleagues.
Meet Anwar Kajee, Head of Hospitality at Country Court Care. Anwar has many years of experience in the care and hospitality industries and is dedicated to revolutionising care home catering using his unique approach, taking one meal at a time!
Flavia Burroni, a nurse at Belmont House and originally from Italy, has lived in the UK since 2016. During the course of her nursing career, she has got to know many people, but she’s become especially close to Vera and husband Kevin, who visits Vera every day at Belmont House Nursing Home in Stocksbridge.
Author Cassandra Farren’s mother is a resident in one of our care homes, her latest book 'I’ve Lost My Mum' tells the true, soul-bearing, account of a daughter who wants to make a difference to those whose lives have been devastated by dementia.
We've been exploring some of the different job roles in our care homes and finding out what it’s like to care for our residents. We asked Registered Mental Health Nurse David Stacey what it’s like to be a nurse in a care home.
With the number of people living with dementia on the increase in the UK, Country Court Care hosted a Dementia information Day including a Virtual Dementia Tour at our Marling Court Care Home. Marketing Executive Lucy Bateson tells us her experience of what it’s like to walk in the shoes of a person living with dementia.
Making decisions about paying for a care home can be daunting with the care system complex and time-consuming to navigate. In our blog we ask Al-Karim Kachra, Financial Director at Country Court Care to explore funding options for paying care home fees from the sale of a property to Local Authority funding.