Entries by Camelot Care

Therapy Dolls Feature on BBC Radio

The team at Camelot House & Lodge were delighted to receive a visit from BBC Radio Somerset who came to have a chat with us and some of our residents about the new therapy dolls they love so much. The interview was broadcast twice on Radio Somerset on 17 January, first on Claire Carter’s breakfast […]

BE-BOP A LULA SHE’S MY BABY DOLL

Residents of Camelot House and Lodge in Wellington, Somerset, are enjoying the company of three new baby dolls, provided for their therapy by their specialist dementia care provider the Camelot Care group. Activities co-ordinator Richard Dempslake said: “Our three baby dolls have been a huge hit and they provide comfort, emotion and reminiscence to our […]

ST BUDEAUX PUPILS GET CREATIVE

Residents at a care home in Plymouth say that regular visits from pupils of nearby St Budeaux Foundation School are ‘a breath of fresh air.’ The Year 4 pupils come to see their older friends at Freshfields care home as part of the Archie Project, a scheme that links local schools with people with dementia. […]

CELEBRATING THOSE WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE

Residents, families, friends and staff of Avalon Nursing Home in Bridgwater have come together to celebrate the lives of loved ones at the home’s yearly memorial service. In preparation for the occasion, those planning to attend were invited to write names, and memories or quotes on wooden doves in memory of loved ones, to hang […]