Specialist Nursing Care Home, Bournemouth

Why a balanced diet is important for people with dementia

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Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth has a designated catering team that promotes the philosophy of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in its nutrition-rich meals. The wellbeing of residents is a...

Special recognition for care home resident

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On Tuesday, September 18 Mickie Driver staged a performance at the Christchurch care home, with other professional entertainers from The Not Forgotten Association, to thank resident Roy King for the s...

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...

Great Oaks care home hits a high note with the local community

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The state-of-the-art specialist residential care put on a spectacular show of live entertainment throughout the day for its “Making a Song & Dance” Open Day.  Crazy Circus, a local dance group, wo...

Great Oaks care home appoints new wellbeing manager

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Jake has joined the team with a wealth of knowledge of the care industry, having achieved an NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership, a VRQ in Dementia Awareness and a VRQ in Awareness of Mental Health Pro...

First anniversary celebrations for Great Oaks

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Throughout the day Great Oaks put on a variety of activities to ensure that residents, staff members and guests of all ages were entertained. The summer fete consisted of a barbecue, bouncy castle, fe...

Virtual Dementia Tour given seal of approval

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Immersive Virtual Dementia Tour is given the seal of approval by Nuffield Health Bournemouth Representatives from Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital had the opportunity to learn first-hand how it mi...

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...

Leadership Success

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Many Congratulations to the first cohort on our Be an Effective Leader course! The staff from Hamble Heights in Fareham, Great Oaks in Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange in Christchurch, delivered their ...

Encore Care Homes’ residents dine with dignity

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Encore Care Homes is working closely with Dining with Dignity, a specialist training provider, to help meet the nutritional needs of residents who have dysphagia. Dysphagia is the medical term for swa...