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.