July 23, 2019

How to Find the Right Care Home for Your Loved One in North Devon

We take a unique approach to provide care homes in North Devon. At Eastleigh Care Homes we consider it vital to provide exceptional care which fosters appropriate independence in a setting which feels as much like ‘home’ as it can. This means that instead of considering residential care, nursing care […]
June 28, 2019

Care for Older People in Other Cultures

Ever wondered what care is like for the elderly in different cultures? We are proud of our heritage as a care home provider in the South West of England. Nonetheless, what lessons could we learn from other corners of the globe? It matters to us that we have wine and […]
June 28, 2019

How to Keep the Elderly Safe in Hot Weather

When it comes to helping our residents achieve comfort in the British weather, we’re not often talking about the heat! The Great British weather is better known for causing problems for the elderly in the winter. However, at our North Devon and Somerset care homes we are often spoilt with […]
May 17, 2019

Balancing the Needs of Elderly Parents and Dependent Children

Balancing the Needs of Elderly Parents and Dependent Children Around 2.4 million of us in the UK are in the ‘sandwich generation’. We’re typically aged 40-70 and being sandwiched between the needs of our dependent children on one hand and the needs of our ageing parents on the other. It’s […]
May 17, 2019

How to Make a Space Dementia Friendly

How to Make a Space Dementia Friendly At Eastleigh’s Raleigh Mead North Devon Care Home, we have been rated by the CQC as Outstanding for our dementia care. There are lots of different elements to this, but of vital importance is how we’ve created a ‘dementia-friendly’ living environment. This has […]
April 24, 2019

How to find a Care Home in North Devon

When considering care homes in North Devon you’ll be faced with a wide range of options. Devon stands out from much of the country for having a disproportionately large number of elderly residents. The result is that there is a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a care […]
April 24, 2019

How to Choose a Care Home in West Somerset

At Eastleigh, we offer nursing, residential and dementia care at our Minehead home, making us unique and sought after by those searching for care homes in West Somerset. If you’re already a Somerset resident then staying nearby is the obvious choice. However, if you’re bringing a loved one into the […]
March 22, 2019

Days Out in North Devon and Somerset for the Whole Family from Great-Grandparents to Toddlers

Days Out in North Devon and Somerset for the Whole Family from Great-Grandparents to Toddlers Looking for suggestions on where to go in North Devon and Somerset which cater for the whole family? Whether you’ve got wheelchair users or pushchair riders, those with little energy or those with bucket loads, […]