Residents of a dementia care home in Plymouth are enjoying an early taste of spring with a specially created indoor garden that has been installed in a cosy corridor at Butterfly Lodge. The idea was the brainwave of service manager, Abby Wiseman, who was inspired by: “the promise of spring.” Abby Wiseman said: “At this […]
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Playing with building blocks is proving a favourite activity for a group of toddlers and elderly residents who are also building cross-generational bridges with regularly fortnightly get-togethers at Butterfly Lodge in St Budeaux, Plymouth. The sessions have been organised by Abby Wiseman, manager of Butterfly Lodge, who was inspired by stories told fondly by her […]
Residents at a Wellington care home have had a taste of sunshine to chase away the winter blues with some authentic Italian cuisine, prepared for them by the staff of Taunton restaurant ‘Ciao Amore.’ The activities team at Camelot House and Lodge organised the Italian Day as the latest in a series of international cultural […]
Residents at a specialist dementia care home in Wellington have been having a great time posing for festive photos at a specially arranged pre-Christmas shoot undertaken by students of photography from Bridgwater & Taunton College. Richard Dempslake, activities co-ordinator for Camelot House and Lodge, said: “We were thrilled when the College asked if we’d like […]
Nobody got cold feet when residents from a Wellington dementia care home were rolled on to Taunton’s Christmas ice-rink at Castle Green (yesterday) in specially-adapted wheelchairs for a few thrilling circuits beneath fairy lights and to a soundtrack of festive tunes. Richard Demsplake, activities co-ordinator for Camelot House and Lodge, who arranged the outing as […]
Avalon Nursing Home in Bridgwater is holding an open day to give people the chance to find out more about the way we care for older people living with dementia. We are looking to expand the team at this specialist dementia care home which cares for up to 55 adults living with dementia. Why join […]
With everyone now thoroughly enjoying the latest series of ‘Strictly,’ residents at Camelot House and Lodge have been embracing the spirit of Latin America by taking part in special salsa and samba classes. The carnival themed dance classes were led by Solveiga Knight, an experienced ballroom and Latin dance teacher from Lithuania in the former […]
Residents at a specialist dementia care home in Wellington, Somerset, had a great start to the autumn at a glamping-themed tea party where the stars of the show were two visiting caravans. The idea was sparked by reminiscences of one of the residents, John Burley, who often chats with staff about family holidays he enjoyed […]
Staff and residents had a great time together raising funds through a sponsored wheelchair push in aid of the bar that is planned for the garden of Butterfly Lodge. They chose a nice sunny day and covered a distance of two miles, with four pairs covering the route of Saltram Pillars. £300 was raised thanks […]
Residents and staff at Butterfly Lodge in Plymouth really entered into the spirit of national BBC Music Day on Thursday 26 September, enjoying the chance to raise awareness locally in this annual celebration of the power of music to change lives. The theme for 2019 was music and wellbeing, seeking to increase public understanding of […]
With over 16 years experience in providing top quality nursing and specialist dementia care to the elderly, Camelot Care is an award winning provider of care in the South West with three specialist homes based in Somerset and Devon. Highly recommended by residents and relatives alike, our homes provide a safe, comfortable and stimulating environment that enable our highly trained staff to provide the best possible care.