The Beeches are welcoming the community to join them for a Wednesday Wave!

Posted on October 22nd, 2020

We’re so pleased to announce that The Beeches have signed up to a new campaign to unite the community and stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. A few months ago, we were all ‘Clapping for our care worker heroes’, and now we are contributing to The Wednesday Wave to counter loneliness among those feeling isolated […]

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Five tips for helping your Elderly loved ones with their Mental Health

Posted on October 7th, 2020

It has been a difficult year where many of us have experienced isolation and loneliness, which has meant that there has never been a more significant focus on mental health.   You may be considering the best ways to support your elderly loved ones in maintaining their emotional health, particularly as we are heading into the […]

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Dementia explained

Posted on September 18th, 2020

According to Alzheimer’s Society, dementia describes a ‘set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem solving or language.’

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How Photos Can Help Older People with Dementia

Posted on August 19th, 2020

When your loved one has developed dementia, it’s understandable that you’ll want to do everything you can to support them. One of the best ways to do so is by showing them photos and images that will take them back through their memories. By sharing snapshots from the past, you’ll be stimulating their brain. This […]

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The Importance of Friendship for the Elderly

Posted on July 29th, 2020

The friendships you build throughout your life are all significant. But, as you age, they seem to become increasingly important. Having a good set of friends around you as you reach your elderly years can offer benefits, not just in terms of dispelling loneliness, but also in improving your overall health.

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The Beeches Welcomes Updated National Figures on COVID-19 Cases

Posted on June 18th, 2020

With official reports claiming the number of coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest weekly total in nine weeks, The Beeches Residential Home is keen to dispel the myths which have surrounded care homes during these unprecedented times. Remaining COVID-safe Despite national figures showing that around a third of all coronavirus-related […]

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Loneliness and the Elderly

Posted on June 9th, 2020

At some point in our lives, we have all felt a sense of isolation – it’s part of human nature. As people, we all crave social contact, so without it, it’s natural to feel a pang of loneliness. However, some elderly people tend to feel it more than others.

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