Tag Archives: Activities

Silent disco proves a hit with care home residents

Silent disco proves a hit with care home residents

A modern dance craze is proving a big hit with elderly people at care homes across the South West.

Major report highlights the power of music in care

A major new national report has recommended that live music should be essential in all UK care homes.

Quantum Care makes railway dreams come true for residents

Over 30 elderly Quantum Care residents had their wishes come true when they got to ride on a steam train.

New Care appoints Activities Coordinator

Lisa Forth has been appointed Activities Coordinator at New Care’s Grosvenor Manor in Chester.

Emmerdale chef checks in at Yorkshire care home

Emmerdale chef Mark Charnock, aka ‘Marlon Dingle’ tested his kitchen skills during his visit to Hambleton Grange in Thirsk, West Yorkshire.

Music app brings grandmother’s singing voice back

A grandmother with dementia who was born in Mauritius has rediscovered her love of singing in French thanks to a music app.

Belong care village appoints experience co-ordinator

Leading care village operator, Belong, has appointed Tanya Guy as its experience co-ordinator for its Wigan development.

Springhill Care Group teams up with wellbeing specialist Oomph!

Springhill Care Group, which operates three care homes across the UK, has teamed up with wellbeing specialist Oomph!

Health and social music provider appoints new CEO

Barbara Osborne has been appointed CEO UK of interactive live music specialist Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC).

Conference explores role of music in elderly care

A conference hosted at Nightingale Hammerson’s Nightingale House in Clapham has explored the impact of music in elderly care.