News and stories from Abbeyfield. Discover the latest on age and ageing – from what's hitting the headlines, to stories from our homes and residents.
Words of Wisdom is a book filled with poems written by residents of The Abbeyfield Society as part of a competition we ran last year. The winners have now been announced and the book is available for all to enjoy.
From an early age, Art was Sheila's main interest, especially drawing and later pottery, this was one of the subjects she studied post 16. In this blog, we reflect on Sheila's wonderful life, filled with artistry!
Family members of those who have received respite care are sharing their stories and experience of Tamar House’s service to raise awareness and so others in the local area can learn more about it.
Westall House is growing. We are proud to introduce our brand new dementia friendly, purpose-built extension onto the current outstanding CQC rated home, coming in Spring 2020. We’re holding a recruitment open day on Tuesday 17th March where you can drop in between 10am – 8pm and find out more about the development and vacanc...
It's common that our senses go into decline as we age, which can have a huge impact on our everyday well-being. Our senses are vital to the way we experience different things, from the taste of a meal to the smell of a loved one’s perfume. A reduction in our senses can lead to a decrease in mood and may even cause a person to...
From reducing agitation to improving social interactions, we take a look at some of the many different ways music can have a positive impact on someone living with dementia:
Abbeyfield are partnering with Playlist For Life to train members of their staff as music detectives, who will put together playlists of personally meaningful music for residents who are living with dementia.