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5 Ways We Create a Sense of Community in Our Care Homes

In our care homes, creating a sense of community is essential for the well-being and happiness of our residents. A strong community fosters social connections, provides support, and creates a feeling of belonging. Here are some effective strategies which we use to cultivate a sense of community in our care homes: 1. Foster Meaningful Relationships

Elevating Care Home Dining with Delicious & Nutritious Food

We are proud of our dining service and menus that are crafted with care and attention. When a resident joins us we prioritise discussing their likes and dislikes to ensure that our menu is tailored to their preferences and requirements. We understand that dining with family provides the perfect time to reflect, catch-up and spend

4 Reasons Why Reminiscence Therapy is Important for People with Dementia 

Reminiscence therapy is a powerful tool that can greatly benefit individuals with dementia who reside in our care homes. This therapeutic approach involves the use of past memories, experiences, and familiar stimuli to improve the well-being and quality of life for individuals with dementia. Here are four reasons why we’ve integrated reminiscence therapy in our

The Importance of Providing Quality Care for Our Residents

Providing quality care goes beyond just meeting the basic necessities; it encompasses creating an environment that promotes physical, mental, and emotional well-being for all our residents here at Athena Healthcare Group. Health and Happiness One of the key reasons why we provide quality care is that it directly impacts the overall health and happiness of

Ensuring Independence in Our Care Homes

Maintaining independence is a crucial aspect of providing quality care for our residents in our care homes. Here at Athena Healthcare Group, we are committed to fostering an environment that allows individuals to retain their freedom as much as possible. In this blog post, we will discuss the various strategies and practices we employ to

Strategies to Ensure a Good Work-Life Balance for Care Home Staff

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is crucial for the well-being and job satisfaction of our care home staff here at Athena Healthcare Group. By implementing effective strategies, we can help our staff achieve a better work-life balance. Here are some key strategies to consider: 1. Adequate Staffing Levels Maintaining adequate staffing levels is essential to

How We Create a Safe and Secure Environment For Our Residents & Visitors

Here at Athena Healthcare Group, one of our top priorities is the safety and security of our residents in our care homes. We understand that our residents may have different needs and vulnerabilities. We take a comprehensive approach to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for everyone. Security  We have a secure

How to Maintain a Healthy Diet In a Care Home

Maintaining a healthy diet is essential for everyone, especially for the residents in our care homes where some may have specific dietary requirements. Here are some ways we maintain a healthy diet for our residents. Identify dietary requirements Before planning menus and meals, it is essential to identify the dietary requirements of each resident. Some

5 Benefits of Sensory Activities for People with Dementia

Dementia is a progressive and often debilitating condition that can have a profound impact on a person’s quality of life. It can cause confusion, memory loss, and difficulty with everyday tasks. One way to improve the well-being of people living with dementia is to engage them in sensory activities. Sensory activities are designed to stimulate

Scaling New Heights: Stephanie’s Ben Nevis Challenge!

About The Ben Nevis Climb  One of the most iconic mountains in Scotland, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK. It attracts thousands of visitors every year, both from home and abroad. Q&A with Stephanie We asked Stephanie, our Business Development Manager, a few questions about the climb that she will be doing

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