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 […]
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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 […]
Staff and residents from Camelot House and Lodge in Wellington all put their best foot forward for their ‘Dementia Memory Walk.’ The six-strong group, three residents with three members of staff (one behind the camera), enjoyed a three-and-a-half mile stroll along the banks of the beautiful Tiverton Canal. Thanks to the generosity of a variety […]
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. […]
Residents at a specialist dementia care home in Wellington, Somerset, have been transported to the fantasy realm of ‘Camazon’ with a jungle-themed experience day organised by their enterprising activities team. Arts and crafts sessions in the run-up to the big day helped residents of Camelot House and Lodge get in the mood by involving them […]
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 […]
Thursday afternoons have taken on a new significance for residents of Avalon Nursing Home in Bridgwater since Salvation Army volunteer, Graham Box, has started weekly visits to the home to lead a range of worship meetings and social get-togethers. A regular visitor to the home last spring, Graham has long carried out worship meetings alongside […]
Big-hearted neighbours who run the pet centre at a Somerset garden centre have brought smiles to the faces of residents of a Wellington dementia care home by gifting them a new guinea pig to take the place of a much-loved pet When Richard Dempslake, activities co-ordinator at Camelot House and Lodge, explained to the animal […]
A woman born a year after the outbreak of the First World War has just celebrated her 103rd birthday with family and friends at Camelot House and Lodge on Taunton Road, Wellington. A special party was held for Edith Robinson on 29 July, which was her big day. Sam Paddon, manager of Camelot House and […]
Residents from a Plymouth care home took a trip back to the swinging ‘60s as part of a weekly project to support people experiencing memory loss. The ‘Memory Café’ runs on Fridays at St Budeaux library and hosts activities including quizzes and puzzles, dancing and musical bingo and guest speakers. “Our residents love their visit […]
With over 15 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 four 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.