Motivational stress balls

Motivational Stress Balls For Care Home Residents

Motivational stress balls for care home residents are one of the key ways n which we are keeping our care home residents interested and engaged in day to day activities at the care home. In this blog we will discuss the different ways in which stress balls can improve mental health and why mental health is so important at all ages and stages. Why Use Stress Balls? One of the big questions that is ...

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Card Games For Elderly Residents

There are literally thousands of different types of card games, many of which can be played in regular casino environments today. However, these games are usually not full-fledged table games; instead, they are often lighter forms of gambling that are usually only played with a group of friends. Most card games follow a similar structure, which involves players dealing their hands with cards dealt ...

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Garage Conversions Glasgow Residents Are Choosing

Many elderly residents up in Scotland have been choosing a new way of living out their golden years. Instead of moving into a care home, many older people are choosing to opt to move into a recently converted garage or loft space to move into. This means that they can spend more time around their family as well as in an environment they are more comfortable with. Garage Conversions Glasgow Garage ...

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More Coronavirus News

Here at Abbeyfield we have been watching the coronavirus situation unfold very carefully, as we are well away of how this global pandemic can affect us and our residents. Care homes are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus spread, not only because we have lots of elderly people staying with us, but also because of the number of people who come and go to these places. On average we have ...

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We Got The Best Driveway Glasgow Had To Offer

This is the story of how we came to get a new driveway here at Abbeyfield. The situation presented itself last year after a cold winter had left our driveways and parking area outside our premises even more cracked and broken that it already was. When the building was made, there was only a small stretch of new tarmac that was put down outside the front entrance to make it smooth to walk on as you ...

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Things To Do To Sell A House Quickly

If you are looking to sell a house quickly, there are several key things to do to enhance your home and make it stand out before placing it on the market. The housing marking can be a tough place to sell your home, with a lot of paperwork and hurdles to clear before a sale can be finalised. We want to give homeowners some top tips so that they can make their home as presentable as possible in orde ...

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Water Dispenser Problem

We recently had to rethink our approach to our water dispensers we have in the home for staff and residents. There have been increasing calls for people to cut their use of plastic and other resources, so we weighed up the differences between installing a filter vs staying with our dispenser. Lets face it, now more then ever the question of "How do water filtering systems work" is being aske ...

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Our Electrician Glasgow Story

The coronavirus has meant a great deal of change and uncertainty to not just the country, but the whole world.  It has changed our everyday lives in so many ways, affecting everything from our exercise to our shopping, and everything in between.  We here at Abbeyfield have undergone a number of challenges during the coronavirus, from the expected to the unexpected.  We have had to take drastic mea ...

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Care Homes During Corona

There has been much talk on the news that the problem of coronavirus within care homes is quite a big one, how big exactly is the problem? As a care home ourselves, we wanted to find out, so we set about trying to track down some quantifiable evidence on the subject. The truth was quite disturbing and alarming, and came as a real shock to us when we read the results. We have been fortunate enou ...

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Windows Glasgow Are Ideal For Chilly Nursing Homes

Fitting double glazing to your existing home windows Glasgow is a no brainer. Especially in cold and stormy Scotland, where the winters are cold and windy and usually enough to make you feel the cold even in the comfort of your own home. Windows Glasgow Needs For The Winter Windows Glasgow can be found all around this major city retrofitting old tenement flat windows with nice shiny new double gl ...