December 7, 2020

Hope on the Horizon for Care Home Residents

At Eastleigh care homes in North Devon and Somerset, we have been thrilled to hear the positive news of the UK becoming the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccination. We know that it is has been an incredibly difficult year for our care home residents and their families […]
December 7, 2020

How to Make Christmas Special For a Loved One in a Nursing Home

2020 has been immensely challenging for the loved ones of our residents in our nursing and residential homes in Devon and Somerset. Although at times we have been able to organise socially distanced garden visits, this year has mostly seen residents and loved ones separated by coronavirus. We understand that […]
January 20, 2021

How to Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Recent research by the University of Sheffield has found that more than half of repeat hip replacements could be prevented with an osteoporosis drug. Hip replacements are commonly needed in elderly individuals especially after a hip fracture. Hip fractures are most commonly caused by a fall. Whilst the research provides […]
January 20, 2021

Can I do things differently after a COVID-19 vaccination?

We have been thrilled to be one of the first care homes in Devon and Somerset to be able to offer residents and staff a COVID-19 vaccination, if they want one. Our roll-out has been going smoothly, and it’s fantastic for everyone to begin to see a glimmer of hope […]