Entries by Camelot Care

Camelot Care identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020 report

The Camelot Care group has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ for 2020 in a report just published which recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses or SMEs. To be featured in the report, which highlights the regional and sector diversity of […]

SPICING UP LIFE AT CAMELOT HOUSE AND LODGE

A specially arranged India Day has spiced up life at Camelot House and Lodge, where our residents spent a happy time immersed in Indian culture, trying out classic costumes and jewellery, having their hands painted with henna tattoos, and sampling Indian music, dance and traditionally prepared food. Activities co-ordinator, Richard Dempslake, said: “Many of our […]

Messages of kindness bring joy to care home residents

Big-hearted well-wishers have been putting Plymouth care home, Butterfly Lodge, on the map. Home to up to 37 residents living with dementia, Butterfly Lodge has been receiving Postcards of Kindness from across the country. The project offers friendly messages to older people, many of whom are no longer able to see their families due to lockdown […]

Booklover Liz can’t wait for Covid to be over

For bookworm Liz Hardy coronavirus can’t be brought under control a minute too soon. The pandemic means the 72-year-old no longer gets to meet and exchange library books brought by fellow book-lover Marilyn Mann, a volunteer with the Royal Voluntary Service’s Home Library Service. The twice-monthly library book visits were a lifeline for Liz, a […]

NEW ACTIVITIES CO-ORDINATOR FOR AVALON NURSING HOME

Specialist dementia care provider Camelot Care has announced the appointment of a new activities’ co-ordinator at its Avalon nursing home in Bridgwater. Former senior care worker, Jason Saunders, 30, will devise and arrange daily activities and entertainment for the home’s residents “I am absolutely passionate about supporting people to live the best lives possible and […]

DONATION TO SENSORY GARDEN IN DAD’S MEMORY

He may no longer be with them, but there is a corner of a care home in Wellington, Somerset, that will remain forever in the thoughts of Neil Gale’s children, grandchildren and friends. Neil, who had dementia and was a resident at Camelot Lodge nursing home run by Camelot Care, sadly passed away in June at the age of 74. Following […]

LOCAL ARTIST DONATES WORKS TO DEMENTIA CARE HOME

A local dementia care home is the latest recipient of works by a local artist looking to spread some happiness via his images despite the current restrictions on normal living. The walls of a specialist care suite in Camelot Care’s Avalon Nursing Home in Bridgwater, now feature colourful images of butterflies created by Gary Heritage […]

STATE-SIDE TREAT FOR CARE HOME RESIDENTS

Coronavirus may have paid put to their annual summer fete, but that didn’t stop residents at a Wellington care home from enjoying themselves. In its place, activities co-ordinator Richard Dempslake and his team at Camelot House & Lodge, hosted a special concert, party and a pop-up cinema. “We may be on lockdown, but we still […]