In response to one of the toughest Coronavirus challenges – the need to keep life as normal as possible for care home residents living with dementia – a local activities organiser has revised plans for spring with a programme of entertaining and healthy new coronavirus activities that can take place wholly within the care home. […]
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The manager of a Bridgwater specialist dementia care home has been ‘very touched’ by the arrival of some home-made cakes, baked especially for herself and her staff team by a young neighbour to salute them for the way they are supporting residents at Avalon Nursing Home during the coronavirus crisis. Sarah Patten, manager of Avalon, […]
Camelot House and Lodge, a specialist care home for up to 90 people with dementia located on Taunton Road in Wellington, Somerset, has been rated ‘Good’ by inspectors at the Care Quality Commission. The health watchdog rated the home’s safety, management, effectiveness, care and responsiveness, and leadership all as ‘Good’. The home is run by […]
A specialist dementia care home in Plymouth has won the award for “Best Specialist Dementia Care Provider in South West England” in Global Health and Pharma (GHP) magazine’s 2020 Social Care Awards. The winner, Butterfly Lodge – which is located on Agaton Road in St Budeaux – is run by the Camelot Care Group. GHP […]
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 […]
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 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.