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19 Mar 21

International Day of Happiness 2021

This International Day of Happiness, we share steps we have taken to ensure the wellbeing of staff, residents and tenants, so we can get through these challenging times together.

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12 Mar 21

Intergenerational Week 2021: How volunteering brings generations together

In a time where face-to-face connection isn’t always possible, our volunteering development manager, Emma, shares how our volunteering initiatives can help bridge the gap and build fulfilling connections between age groups this Intergenerational Week.

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12 Mar 21

Welcoming the Brunelcare Excellence in Nursing Programme

Teresa Chinn MBE shares her experience of her first meeting as part of Brunelcare's Excellence in Nursing programme.

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05 Mar 21

Our gender pay gap report

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day which recognises and celebrates the contributions of women in society. To coincide with this important day, Brunelcare has published its latest gender pay gap report.

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26 Feb 21

Six ways staff smile!

Lewis Farrell, manager at our Little Heath Reablement Centre, shares his top tips on how he and his team stay smiling.

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18 Feb 21

A tribute to Clive Iles

We would like to pay tribute to Clive Iles, a beloved volunteer at our Deerhurst care home, who sadly passed away in December.

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12 Feb 21

Yes, I know…another blog about Covid!

Teresa Chinn MBE RN shares her experience of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and why, despite her initial hesitations, it was the right choice for her.

Reading time: 4 minutes

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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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