Encore Care Homes continue to combat care sector staff shortages

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Following a recent report issued which highlighted staff shortages within the care sector, due to low wages and workload pressures, Encore Care Home is pledging to continue to buck the trend. The Nati...

Encore Care Homes promotes the need for the elderly to maintain a healthy weight

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The start of a new year brings the expectation that everyone should feel motivated to make some major lifestyle changes by improving their diet and making time to exercise more, with the goal to lose ...

High Five!

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Encore’s specialist nursing and dementia care home in Fareham, Hamble Heights, first opened in 2013.  To mark the occasion, the home celebrated with a 5th anniversary open day on 17th January. The eve...

Dementia Symptoms: The 8 Early Symptoms To Look For

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Dementia symptoms can vary from person to person and not all symptoms will develop in the same way. However, loss of memory is one of the first dementia symptoms in most patients, which often gets wor...

Encore Care Homes provides rewarding career opportunities

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Encore Care Homes is urging all healthcare professionals who are looking for a rewarding new career, to visit their recruitment webpage. Encore is currently recruiting for dedicated nurses, carers and...

The importance of the elderly staying warm this winter

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As we get older our bodies respond differently to the cold which means the elderly are more susceptible to serious health problems, especially during the autumn and winter months. Dr Stephen Tomkins, ...

What’s it like working for Encore?

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Registered Nurse, Marie Ancsell, gives us the lowdown about what it is like working for Encore Care Homes… The first thing I always notice when I walk into Hamble Heights, is its very attractive surro...

High Commendation Awarded to Activities Coordinator!

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Vanessa Duggan, our Activities Coordinator, has received a High Commendation award from Ladder to the Moon for her outstanding work! Vanessa is already an award winning Activities Coordinator.  At...

Brain ‘wonder-drug’ could stop Dementia

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A recent study suggests that scientists might have found a drug to stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia… There was very encouraging news reported on BBC Breakfast this mor...

Certificate Achievement for End of Life Care

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We are delighted to announce that Hamble Heights has received the certificate for delivering the 6 Steps End of Life Programme. This is a fantastic achievement and is due to the hard work and commitme...