‘Bobby’ the friendly ferret runs riot in care home

Unexpected, furry guest steals care home residents hearts. The RSPCA is now trying to find the owner of this amiable and well cared-for animal. A friendly ferret delighted the residents of a care home in Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, after wandering into the property and causing mayhem. Nicknamed ‘Bobby’ by the care Read the full article…

Lottery grant to improve wellbeing of Teesside elderly

Ingleby Care Home residents are among those benefitting from the lottery grant, won by Billingham based social enterprise Nouveau Wellbeing. Specialist practitioners from the dance and fitness firm have been visiting the home to put the residents through their paces. One of those was Emma Bryan, a Teesside University dance Read the full article…

Staff praised at ‘outstanding’ Sandown care home

A care home in Sandown has been praised as ‘outstanding’ by inspectors for its ‘exceptionally personalised care.’ The staff at The Briars on Broadway were noted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as being “highly caring and compassionate” and working “tirelessly to meet people’s holistic needs.” The Briars is one Read the full article…

National Lottery funding for dementia charity

Award-winning dementia charity, Dementia Adventure has received nearly half a million pounds from the Big Lottery Fund. Dementia Adventure offers short breaks and holidays, training, support and research to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers. They help people living with dementia get outdoors and retain a Read the full article…