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Care Home Residents Sparkle On Jewellery Course

Care Home Residents Sparkle On Jewellery Course

Residents at care home in Glasgow have found sparkling success on a jewellery design course. Four residents from Bupa’s Craigbank care home took part in the classes which ran in the local community of Possil Park every Friday, facilitated by the city’s Kelvin College. The residents each achieved an SCQF level one certificate in Working […]

19th February 2015 | By | Reply More
Care Home Hosts “Fine Dining” Burns Night

Care Home Hosts “Fine Dining” Burns Night

A care home in Glasgow made sure Burns Night was a memorable experience for its residents by hosting a “fine dining” evening. Darnley Court, on Nitshill Road, prepared a three course menu for its residents and even arranged for a piper to pipe in the haggis. Dishes included cock-a-leekie soup for starter – with a […]

28th January 2015 | By | Reply More
Bright Care appoints new manager in Glasgow office

Bright Care appoints new manager in Glasgow office

Scottish domiciliary care provider Bright Care has strengthened its senior management team as it continues to grow its staff numbers, turnover and its geographical reach. It has appointed care professional Karen McGregor as manager at its Glasgow office in Clarkston, in a role which will have an increasingly strategic dimension as the company’s growth strategy […]

21st January 2015 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home resident, 104, reveals her “tonic” for long life

Glasgow care home resident, 104, reveals her “tonic” for long life

Care home resident Ina Carruthers from Glasgow has revealed her top tips for maintaining a long and healthy life – one that has seen her reach her 104th birthday.   Ina, who celebrated her birthday at Bupa’s Ailsa Craig Care Home, says she attributes her good health to a diet consisting of wheat-bran cereal, toast, […]

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Care Home Raises Funds for Dementia Care Unit

Care Home Raises Funds for Dementia Care Unit

A Bupa care home in Glasgow has seen its plans to open a sensory room take a step forward.   Staff, friends and families at Bupa’s Ailsa Craig Care Home in Cessnock raised £700 from a fundraising disco held in the local Fairfield Bowling Club while £200 was raised from a tea and cake afternoon. […]

15th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home is gearing up for Christmas with a festive fete

Glasgow care home is gearing up for Christmas with a festive fete

A Glasgow care home is gearing up for Christmas with a festive fete, featuring live music and prize draws.   Bupa’s Deanfield Care Home in Deanfield Quadrant, Penilee, will host its winter celebration on Sunday, December 14 between 2pm and 4pm. Relatives, staff and locals will be invited to join residents in the festivities, which […]

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Care Home Resident Achievement Award for Glasgow resident

Care Home Resident Achievement Award for Glasgow resident

A Glasgow woman who has overcome a series of life threatening health complications thanks to her stay in a care home has landed a well-deserved major care award. Pat Brezney, 63, suffers from Peripheral Vascular Disease which saw her face years of turbulent health complications – ultimately leading to her losing both legs. On many […]

5th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home residents enjoy new games facilities after summer fete fundraiser

Glasgow care home residents enjoy new games facilities after summer fete fundraiser

Residents at Bupa’s Craigbank Care Home, in Glasgow, are enjoying new entertainment and games facilities – thanks to the proceeds of a successful summer fete fundraiser.   The residents were able to make specific requests for a collection of particular recreational items including DVDs, music, books – and even a snooker table – from the […]

4th November 2014 | By | Reply More
New £4 million mental health care facility opens in Glasgow

New £4 million mental health care facility opens in Glasgow

A new £4 million care facility in Baillieston, Glasgow, that will provide care and support for vulnerable adults with mental health conditions has welcomed its new staff members following the completion of construction work.   The interior design and decoration of The Oaks, a 32-bedroom care home, is now complete. Landscaping will continue on the […]

22nd September 2014 | By | Reply More
Scottish Woman Turns 108-years-old

Scottish Woman Turns 108-years-old

A Glasgow great-grandmother who was eight when the First World War broke out is set to join an exclusive club by becoming Scotland’s second oldest woman, turning 108-years-old today. Meg Melvin, born on 7 August 1906, will celebrate with a party and buffet organised by her carers at Bield’s Dundas Court in Glasgow, where she […]

14th August 2014 | By | Reply More
John Mason MSP welcomed by Glasgow care home

John Mason MSP welcomed by Glasgow care home

Ashton Grange Care Centre, which is located in Glasgow and is part of the Canterbury Care Group, has welcomed John Mason MSP for Glasgow Shettleston for a special visit.   Following the home’s recent positive Care Inspectorate report, John Mason MSP visited the home to congratulate members of staff on achieving ‘Good’ ratings across all […]

6th August 2014 | By | Reply More
The Priory Hospital Glasgow demonstrates its corporate social responsibility credentials

The Priory Hospital Glasgow demonstrates its corporate social responsibility credentials

The Priory Hospital Glasgow has demonstrated its Corporate Social Responsibility credentials through a donation to the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH), the country’s leading mental health charity. The support for SAMH was triggered by a corporate health awareness day the hospital attended in collaboration with Fitnut, a company specialising in workplace wellbeing. Fitnut wanted […]

5th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home to host its annual summer fete

Glasgow care home to host its annual summer fete

Oakbridge Care Home on Great Western Road in Glasgow will be holding its annual summer fete this Saturday, 19th July between 2pm and 4pm.  The care home has announced that everyone is welcome, and there will be an extravaganza of fun for all of the family. Oakbridge Care Home, part of the Lambhill Court Ltd […]

14th July 2014 | By | Reply More
Goldie Oldie DJ Gordon Has Listeners In A Spin

Goldie Oldie DJ Gordon Has Listeners In A Spin

Country and western music lovers in Glasgow are being kept in tune – thanks to a 76-year-old DJ who has given the ‘goldie oldie’ a whole new meaning.   Gordon Johnstone, a resident at Bupa’s Ailsa Craig Care Home on Brand Street, Cessnock in Glasgow, hosts his own country and western show on Sunny Govan […]

24th June 2014 | By | Reply More
Matchstick Maestro Iain’s Masterpieces wow care home residents

Matchstick Maestro Iain’s Masterpieces wow care home residents

Iain Love had his wife’s fellow Sherbrooke Lodge Care Home residents spellbound when he brought in large models which he made entirely out of matchsticks. The 68-year-old and great granddad of four has spent two and a half years building replica models of a tram, two boats and two Grecian Coliseum clocks using kits, and […]

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