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Loneliness Awareness Week 2021 – Understanding loneliness and the elderly

Posted on June 17th, 2021

Loneliness Awareness Week, hosted by Marmalade Trust, is a week-long campaign that raises awareness of loneliness and strives to get people talking about it. It is within our basic human instincts to want and need contact with other people. For the elderly, loneliness is a leading cause of mental health with isolation and mental wellbeing […]

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Dementia Action Week 2021: Dementia explained

Posted on May 20th, 2021

What is Dementia Action Week? Taking place between 17-23 May 2021, Dementia Action Week, the weeklong campaign aims to raise awareness, challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia and calling on the government to take further action.

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Moving into a care home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

Care homes have been front and centre of the news headlines over the last year, as the coronavirus pandemic has continued to grip the UK. Despite the many scary stories, lots of people are still living positive, healthy and fulfilling lives in the safety of care homes. Here at The Beeches Residential home, the wellbeing […]

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5 easy tips for beating the Winter blues

Posted on January 27th, 2021

As we enter a whole year of COVID-19 and with the winter season in full swing, looking after our wellbeing has never been more important as many of us are also dealing with the “winter blues”.

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Staying connected with your loved ones this Christmas

Posted on December 21st, 2020

As we head into the Christmas Period and reflect upon a year in which many of us have experienced isolation, there has never been a more significant time to focus on staying connected with our friends and families. It is also important to note that, unfortunately, there is one group that has been affected more […]

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