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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 »

Volunteers Welcome in Inverclyde

Bield, one of Scotland’s leading providers of housing and care, is highlighting the important role that volunteers can play in assisting older people to enjoy happy and fulfilled lives in Inverclyde. Bield’s Crosshill Retirement Housing Development in Port Glasgow is looking for a Social Activity Co-ordinator to help organise opportunities for social interaction within the development and the wider community. ... Read More »

Oh yes they did – panto comes to Glasgow care home

  A Glasgow care home brought panto to its own front room this summer to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, by setting up an exclusive entertaining performance for residents. Bupa’s Eastbank care home in Shettleston invited local professional entertainment company Rovin Productions to bring the show in-house, giving residents, family and friends a front row experience in the comfort of ... Read More »

Care Home Has the Celebrations all Wrapped Up

A Glasgow care home is celebrating with merry spirit, after its annual festive fete to mark the start of the holiday season raised over £600. Bupa’s Haydale Care Home hosted its winter celebration and featured many activities including a baking stall, a raffle and tombola, as well as featuring a pop up complimentary tea room. Relatives and residents helped to set ... Read More »

Double Gran and Tonic

A care home resident from Glasgow has revealed her top tips for maintaining a long and healthy life – one that has seen her reach her 105th birthday. Ina Carruthers, who celebrated her birthday at Bupa’s Ailsa Craig Care Home, says she attributes her good health to a diet consisting of wheat-bran cereal, toast, biscuits – and most surprisingly, the ... Read More »