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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 »

Children’s Ward Uses Music To Relax Young Patients

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra hit all the right notes when it treated children in hospital to a day of music workshops as part of a local charity’s innovative Arts Programme. The Sick Kids Friends Foundation teamed up with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) to provide young patients with a wide range of musical activities, helping to distract them as they ... Read More »

Therapeutic new exercise scores with Ayrshire residents

An Ayrshire care home is offering a unique new fitness activity for its residents, which aims to keep them active both physically and socially. Every week, a group of residents along with members of staff from Bupa’s Claremont care home, in Whitletts, Ayr, partake in a non-strenuous form of exercise – a walking netball class. The class, which runs once ... Read More »

New horizons – For lives affected by brain injury

A new collaboration between The Lake District Calvert Trust and A Chance for Life Ltd is showing that adventure and challenge can make a huge difference to those living with an acquired brain injury or other debilitating conditions. The programme, called Supporting Recovery Through Outdoor Adventure launched this year and provides a new rehabilitative opportunity for those recovering from a ... Read More »

Elite Sports Performance Expo 2016 fast approaching

The Elite Sports Performance Expo 2016 brings the greatest technology, training concepts, nutrition, and equipment in the world of professional sport to one venue over two electric days. The show stands as Europe’s most comprehensive platform for the technology that’s changing the game, and amongst the most exciting innovations showcased at this June’s event is whole body cryotherapy (WBC), the ... Read More »

Neurological Rehabilitation Expo 2016 fast approaching

The Neurological Rehabilitation Expo is Europe’s leading event for professionals working in neurological rehabilitation. Packed with the latest technology, cutting edge products, and ground breaking devices, the 15 and 16 of June 2016 will see this unique exhibition provide you with an invaluable insight into the future treatment and therapy of neurological conditions.  ExCeL London will play host to Europe’s most comprehensive ... Read More »

Care home residents cone-tent with new ice cream parlour

A care home in Paisley is bringing an early taste of summer to its residents, providing them with their own traditional ice cream parlour. Bupa’s Braemount care home, on Donaldswood Road, features the innovative confectionery counter, which aims to provide a recognisable social environment for residents to relive the past and encourage the sharing of memories and stories. The ice cream ... Read More »

Hotel for Cancer Patients Wins Stellar Award

The Grove Hotel has been honoured with the prestigious Stellar Stays Award, recognising outstanding levels of customer service and satisfaction. The Grove Hotel is a unique holiday retreat for people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. They have recently been awarded the ‘Stellar Stays’ Award, officially recognising the consistently outstanding quality of their service. The prestigious accolade combines the ... Read More »

Create A Better Future For Housing Support Today

A pioneering initiative to measure the vital impact of housing support services in Scotland has surpassed a milestone after it was revealed more than 12,000 people have used the service. The Better Futures framework has won wide praise as an innovative system that helps to improve the quality of life of people using housing support, as well as enabling organisations ... Read More »