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The health benefits of being in the outdoors

The benefits of spending time outdoors are manifold and it’s something most of us can appreciate. After all, it’s called the ‘great’ outdoors for a reason.   However, sometimes, those in their golden years need a little encouragement to venture outside –...

Top signs of stress to look out for, and how to help

As professional carers, at Goatacre, we’re well versed in identifying the causes of stress. Our residents are the focal point of our offering, so we’re tuned into recognising potential issues, as well as identifying ways in which we can help. When it comes to your...

The importance of investing in staff training

When looking at a care home’s offering, its facilities and location are likely to be the most obvious aspects that enable you to judge its quality. However, while facilities are clearly an extremely important element, the secret to good care lies in the hands of the...

Dementia-friendly activities

Often, people who are diagnosed with dementia tend to see it as the end for their usual activities – worrying that they’ll have to give up on hobbies and interests as dementia takes hold. However, that’s simply not the case. Not only is it advisable to maintain your...

5 things to look for when choosing a care home

Choosing a care home for your loved one can seem like a momentous decision, and, consequently, one that may feel a little overwhelming. In the circumstance, it’s easy to become mired in indecision as you ponder the seemingly myriad options out there. To facilitate an...