Making Everyday Extraordinary

Encore Care Homes gives residents ‘A Breath of Fresh Care’

Encore Care Homes has pledged to offer every resident the opportunity to spend one hour outdoors every week to boost their health and wellbeing. Staff at the firm, which manages three care homes in Bo...

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...

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...

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