Entries by Camelot Care

MUSIC MAKING SPARKS JOY FOR DEMENTIA RESIDENTS

Residents at a dementia care home in Plymouth have been enthusiastically singing along with their favourite songs during a specially arranged pre-Easter visit by Plymouth Music Makers. Sarah McCaffrey, deputy manager of Butterfly Lodge in St Budeaux, said: “Our residents react so joyfully when tunes they know and love start playing – it’s really lovely […]

CAT CAFÉ AT CARE HOME

A pair of enchanting fluffy felines were the headline attraction at a pop-up cat café that has been organised for residents at a dementia care home in Wellington. Sibling kittens Mocha and Chino enjoyed a couple of hours being the centre of attention at Camelot House and Lodge, where they were taken by volunteers from […]

ARTISTIC RESIDENT INSPIRES CHARITY AUCTION

Tom Rooney, a 93-year old retired Grenadier Guardsman who lives at a dementia care home in Bridgwater, has produced artwork which so astonished his carers that they have been inspired to organised an exhibition of his work. A landscape of butterflies painted by Tom was the work which prompted art therapist Ewa Kuwalek, a member […]

CREATIVE NEW TALENT AT BRIDGWATER DEMENTIA HOME

The team at Avalon Nursing Home in Bridgwater has been boosted with the arrival of a new recruit, Ewa Kuwalek, whose specialism in creative arts is adding a new dimension to the therapeutic activities on offer to residents.  Activities team leader, Lisa Priddice, said: “Ewa is a natural fit – it was immediately obvious how […]