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Fearless sisters fly across the Clyde to raise £700 for charity

A daring staff member from a Glasgow care home and her sister have ziplined across the River Clyde in a brave bid to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease. Geared up in harnesses and helmets, Heather Graham, from Bupa’s Wyndford Locks Care Home, and sister Nicola, were raised 150ft in the air, to the top of Glasgow’s Finneston Crane then ... Read More »

Care Home “Pub” is perfect tonic for Glasgow residents

A Glasgow Care Home has come up with an unusual therapy for its residents living with dementia – by providing them with their own traditional ‘pub’. Bupa’s Golfhill Care Home, in the East End of Glasgow, features the ‘Dennistoun Arms’, which aims to provide a recognisable social environment in which residents can relive the past and share memories and stories ... Read More »

Nature loving residents embrace their wild side in Ayr

  Green fingered residents at a care home in Ayr are set to venture out into the great outdoors in search of local wildlife, as plans for the home’s first nature trail get underway. The trail is being created at Bupa’s Claremont Care Home in Whitletts, thanks to Activity Coordinator Katharine Thomson. She is working with her partner Graham Brown ... Read More »

Social Stigma Is Crippling Conversations About Care

When silence isn’t golden – widespread social stigma is crippling conversations about care in Scotland, Bupa research reveals More than half of adults in Scotland believe there is a stigma attached to moving a loved one into care, despite 45 per cent having no recent experience of a care home Forty eight per cent cite guilt and abandonment of loved ... Read More »

Care Home has ambitions to raise dementia awareness

A Glasgow care home has given invaluable training to parishioners and Sisters of a local church to help raise further awareness of dementia. Bupa’s Craigbank Care Home, on Saracen Street, ran a training session at its dementia cafe which was attended by the Sisters of the Church of St. Teresa of Lisieux, the local community and relatives of the home’s ... Read More »

Care home residents go on the prowl for Paisley Lions

Age proved no barrier for residents at a Barrhead care home, when they took part in a public art trail around Paisley to “bag” as many pop up lion sculptures as possible. As part of Paisley’s bid for City of Culture 2021, 27 brightly decorated lions were scattered around the town and residents from Bupa’s Norwood Care Home set out ... Read More »