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15 Oct 19

Glastonbury care home’s ‘Grandad’s Workshop’

‘Grandad’s Workshop’ has become a regular social club for the residents of Glastonbury care home

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08 Oct 19

Deerhurst volunteer hits 35,000 hours

Clive, 83, who has volunteered at our Deerhurst care home for more than 2 decades, has done so for an astonishing 35,000 hours!

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02 Oct 19

How to care for a loved one with Dementia

Our Dementia lead, Stuart Wright, shares his advice on how to care for someone living with dementia

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26 Sep 19

Volunteering to End Loneliness

To help combat loneliness, Brunelcare offers volunteer schemes whereby members of the public can sign up to have a cup of tea, a sing-song - or even play an instrument with the people we support

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20 Sep 19

‘Never Give Up’ – the remarkable story of Tracey Diemert

Brunelcare’s Somerset Community Care team have been providing home care support to Tracey for the past 18 months, visiting her Monday to Friday.

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11 Sep 19

Mental Health First Aid Training

15 of Brunelcare’s employees completed a mental health first aider training course delivered by Care First.

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28 Aug 19

Dementia Information Sessions: Providing Support for Relatives

Brunelcare is running dementia information sessions to provide information and support to relatives of people living with dementia.

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21 Aug 19

Promoting Hydration for Health

Brunelcare has been running a campaign to promote hydration across the organisation as part of our employee assistance programme.

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14 Aug 19

The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness in Care

Karolina Nowadczyk, a Team Leader at our Deerhurst care home, has been helping residents and colleagues learn mindful techniques.

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08 Aug 19

Saffron Gardens Welcomes an International Volunteer

In July we welcomed a new volunteer at our Saffron Gardens Care Home in Bristol.

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31 Jul 19

Brunelcare: A Disability Confident Employer

Brunelcare are proud to announce that we have retained our Disability Confident Employer accreditation for a further two years.

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24 Jul 19

A catch up with Jacqui Tunnicliff, star of ‘The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes’

We enjoy a quick cup of tea and a chat with one of our much-loved tenants, Jacqui Tunnicliff, who recently became the focus of national attention when she appeared on ‘The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes’.

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