With the success of our first two coffee mornings, we would like to invite you to our next one on 2...
On Thursday 2nd May, the sun was shining and we celebrated our official opening. To an invited audience of residents, local councillors, healthcare officials, business partners and staff, David Hines, CEO of Hamble Heights, outlined the innovative thinking behind our purpose built home and its state of the art facilities across the complete range of care needs – including nursing and specialist dementia care.
Please join us for our official opening on 2nd May 2013 at 11.30 am. We are extremely privileged to be joined by Professor Anthea Innes, Director of the Bournemouth University Dementia Institute, who will be conducting the official opening and ribbon cutting. A published author and a renowned figure in her profession, Professor Innes understands the need for specialist, tailored care for people with dementia and their families.
On the evening of Tuesday 23rd April we were joined by Patricia McParland, Project Manager at Bournemouth University’s Dementia Institute (BUDI) for a presentation on ‘Dementia and the public’. Patricia is in her final year of a PhD exploring public attitudes and responses to Dementia and has tutored a series of modules about dementia at the University of Stirling. To an audience of invited local healthcare officials, medical practitioners and business partners, Patricia delivered an extremely thought provoking presentation followed by an informal Q & A session after.
On the 7th March, our Interior Designer Hannah Cokeley, gave a talk to healthcare professionals and local business partners on designing care homes for residents who suffer from dementia. It was a very successful discussion, as Hannah was able to showcase her philosophy on design, hints and tips that are useful around any home and how she has brought her passion for design and care into Hamble Heights.
You are cordially invited to join us at Hamble Heights for a tea, coffee and cake morning on 6th March 2013, from 10am – 12pm. You can come along just by yourself or with as many friends or family members as you would like. Our fantastic chef will be pulling out all the stops so you won’t be disappointed.
On 7th March 2013, our Head Interior Designer Hannah Cokeley will be speaking to other healthcare professionals and local business partners about how best to design a care home for residents who suffer with dementia. Hannah, a previous Pinders award winner, will be explaining how the features, layout and décor within Hamble Heights has been designed specifically to help those with dementia navigate their way round and more.