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St John’s Nursing Dementia Home

Situated within an easy walking distance of Droitwich town centre, its local amenities and public services, St John’s nursing home aims to provide the highest standard of care and support to the elderly. St John’s nursing home is a part listed building situated in a residential conservation area. The home has been recently extended and refurbished to a very high,…read more →

Kindness at Shaw Healthcare

Being kind towards others is something we’re taught at an early age, so here at Shaw healthcare we believe the meaning of kindness should be strongly reflected in both our care and support services. Kindness (definition): 1. the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate 2. to act with sympathy, empathy and compassion Here at Shaw, our three core values…read more →

Woodside Resource Centre

Woodside Resource Centre

Purposefully built and opened in 1983, Woodside Resource Centre has been operating as a Day Care Centre since December 2006. Located in Ross-on-Wye, Woodside provides fifteen care places seven days a week. Emphasis on re-ablement of the individual is a key factor of the centre, as well as encouraging people to regain some of the skills they may have lost…read more →

Happiness at Shaw Healthcare

Happiness at Shaw Healthcare

Each brand should always have core values which they strongly believe in and that reflects both their customers and employees. Here at Shaw healthcare, we do exactly that. Happiness is one of our core values. Happiness (definition) 1. the quality or state of being happy 2. pleasure; joy; satisfaction; contentment Happiness is the emotion we always strive to experience. It…read more →

Shaw Healthcare’s History

Shaw Healthcare’s History

Here at Shaw healthcare, we’re proud to be one of the UK’s largest leading healthcare providers in the UK. For over 30 years, we have been dedicated to providing a spectrum of healthcare services, from comprehensive care packages to low level support in the community for the elderly and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support requirements. February 1986…read more →

Music Therapy Keeps The Mind Active

Music Therapy Keeps The Mind Active

The sense of hearing is something we all take for granted. It guides us through the tasks of everyday life and can even contribute to helping those affected by dementia by helping keep the mind active and alert. According to recent reports, music lives in parts of the mind that isn’t as easily affected by dementia than other parts of…read more →

Keeping Active Outside

Keeping Active Outside

There are many activities an individual who is affected by dementia can take part in, but some of the most effective activities can involve the outdoors. As summer is approaching, the opportunity to go outside is more tempting than ever. However, if you’re considering taking someone with dementia outside, it’s key to consider a few important factors that may affect…read more →

Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat

Summer 2014 is close to becoming the record hottest summer for England since 2006 and although we all like to enjoy the heat, the rapid rising temperatures are a potentially harmful threat for the vulnerable, including the elderly. The problem with heat is that most older people don’t even realise that they are suffering from heat related symptoms. As you…read more →

Lancum House

Lancum House

Purposefully built for providing care to the elderly, including those with dementia, Lancum house is a quaint residential care home located in Wellingborough, Northampton. The building itself is a single story facility and offers single rooms complete with en suite, which then divide into smaller family sized wings. Each individual wing consists of its own kitchenette and lounge/dining area, complete…read more →

Celebrities back Dementia Campaign

Celebrities back Dementia Campaign

Some of the worlds best loved celebrities have taken part in a new remarkable campaign to help raise awareness for dementia. The campaign was first broadcasted on Wednesday 7th May. Public Health England have launched the Dementia Friends campaign to show that people who are diagnosed with dementia can still lead effective and fulfilling lives with a little support from…read more →