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14 Jan 21

Johanet’s Story: Why getting the vaccine is important

Johanet Sloan, manager of our Orchard Grove reablement centre, shares her personal experience with COVID-19 and why she thinks getting the vaccine is so important.

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31 Dec 20

Reflecting on 2020

We look back on 2020, a year like no other, where we have had to evolve and adapt at a rate we couldn’t have anticipated.

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16 Dec 20

How to reduce loneliness and practice self-care this Christmas

To help provide insight into what you can do to reduce loneliness this Christmas, we spoke to Stuart Wright, Brunelcare’s Dementia Lead.

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11 Dec 20

Kath runs final lap in 510 mile fundraiser

Our Digital Marketing Coordinator, Kath Embling, reached her final goal this week after pledging to run 510 miles for Brunelcare.

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08 Dec 20

Brunelcare Care Home Staff Amongst First to Receive Covid Vaccine

Colleagues from Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care Home have become some of the first social care staff in the country to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

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04 Dec 20

Summary of Care Home Relatives Call

On Thursday 3 December we held a Zoom call with over 100 relatives and loved ones of our care home residents.

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02 Dec 20

#PurpleLightUp for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Thursday 3rd December is the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD), which celebrates the achievements of people living with disabilities all over the world.

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19 Nov 20

Care home visiting must continue

At Brunelcare, we understand how important visiting is for our care home residents and their loved ones. That’s why we’re supporting the National Care Forum’s call to ensure the lockdown does not include locking out care home visitors.

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11 Nov 20

Volunteer celebrates 90th birthday

Joan Frampton, who celebrates her 90th birthday today, has dedicated over a quarter of her life to volunteering at Brunelcare.

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06 Nov 20

Colliers couple celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

Jean & Ken Maggs have celebrated 75 years of marriage with cake, flowers and a card from the Queen.

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29 Oct 20

Anthony’s reablement success story

Our social care superhero, Tracy Gardner, went above and beyond to help her client stand taller than ever when he was discharged from hospital.

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20 Oct 20

Care Home Relatives Call

We will be hosting a call for the relatives and loved ones of our care home residents on Thursday 22 October at 7pm.

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