Great Oaks care home welcomes soft food diet specialist

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Patrick Fensterseifer, head chef at Great Oaks, specialises in the production of dysphasia meals which means he is able to cook dishes for residents who have difficulties with swallowing. Patrick is p...

Ultimate Guide To Choosing A Care Home

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Table of Contents for Easy Navigation Please click one of the Chapter Titles below to jump to the relevant section Residential Care Homes vs Nursing Homes Determining the Type of Care Required The Co...

Be an Effective Leader!

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  The staff from Hamble Heights, Great Oaks Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange delivered their end-of-programme presentations to the group, which included the Home Managers and Encore management. Th...

Dealing With Dementia (Infographic)

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In the UK alone, there are around 850,000 people with dementia – a number that is expected to rise drastically by 2050. However, although the syndrome affects so many, due to the fact it comes in a va...

World Rocks Against Dementia

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On Friday 23rd March, Great Oaks took part in the worldwide charity event, World Rocks Against Dementia, supported by Alzheimer’s Disease International. There was an excellent turnout for the event wi...

Great Oaks care home wins LABC Dorset Building Excellence Award 2018

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Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, has been crowned the winner of the Dorset Building Excellence Awards 2018 for Best Inclusive Building. The Local Au...

Great Oaks receives support from Bobble to celebrate National Hydration Week

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The objective of National Hydration Week, which runs from 12th-18th March, is to promote the importance of being hydrated to maintain people’s health and wellbeing, with particular importance for the ...

Green-Fingered Guest at Great Oaks

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Alasdair Urquhart, in-house plant expert at Haskins Garden Centres, visited the residents of Great Oaks to give an informal presentation on the benefits that plants can bring. Alasdair explained to th...

Award Winner for ‘Top 20 Recommended Care Homes 2018’

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Fairmile Grange care home in Christchurch as received the Carehome.co.uk award for ‘Top 20 Recommended Care Home (South West England) 2018’. The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2018...