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A shore thing: The 6 best coastal care homes near the beach

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A shore thing: The 6 best coastal care homes near the beach

July 25th, 2024

Discover the top 6 coastal care homes that promise a life of comfort and tranquillity by the sea.

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Signs It’s Time to Consider Residential Respite Care for Your Loved One

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Signs It’s Time to Consider Residential Respite Care for Your Loved One

July 24th, 2024

Discover the key signs that it may be time to consider respite care. Learn how to identify when professional support could make a difference.

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Top 10 Popular Activities For Elderly People in Care Homes

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Top 10 Popular Activities For Elderly People in Care Homes

July 23rd, 2024

Discover the top 10 popular activities for elderly people in care homes, promoting engagement, joy, and well-being through fun and meaningful experiences.

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10 of the Best Luxury Care Homes

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10 of the Best Luxury Care Homes

July 22nd, 2024

In this blog we showcase 10 of the best luxury care homes featured on the Autumna website.

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The Science Behind Using Pets as Therapy in Nursing Homes

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The Science Behind Using Pets as Therapy in Nursing Homes

July 19th, 2024

Using pets as therapy has a number of emotional, physical and cognitive benefits for nursing home residents. Check out our blog below to find out more.

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Choosing the Best Care Homes: A Comprehensive Guide

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Choosing the Best Care Homes: A Comprehensive Guide

July 17th, 2024

Discover essential tips to consider when choosing the best care homes in the UK. Our blog provides expert guidance to help you find the ideal facility for you.

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How to Find Care Home Gardens That Appeal to Gardeners

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How to Find Care Home Gardens That Appeal to Gardeners

June 17th, 2024

For many older people, gardening is not just a hobby but a way of life. But what if they suddenly need the support of a care home? Are there any that encourage green fingers? If there are, this article will help you find them.

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The Effects of Music Therapy on People Living with Dementia

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The Effects of Music Therapy on People Living with Dementia

March 12th, 2024

How can music help people with dementia feel calmer, happier and more connected to people? Find dementia-friendly playlists here.

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Day Care – A first step, respite, or to have fun!

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Day Care – A first step, respite, or to have fun!

March 12th, 2024

A chance to socialise means the world to some older people. Day Care services for respite provide an opportunity to laugh, learn and listen to like-minded people. Here's how. 

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