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  • 12 Apr

    2018

    Old Memories Recalled & New Memories Made

    Posted by Stanely Park Care Home

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    Stanely Park Care Home’s football fans were joined by volunteers of Football Memories, who visit those with dementia who have an interest in football and engage in conversation about teams and matches from the past. They use images and memorabilia to help residents with dementia to bring back old memories.

    The volunteers brought in a selection of cards and pictures that the residents would have to guess who player is and what team they used to play for.

    At half time, the group tucked into a pie and Bovril, which John remembered back to when he was on the terraces in the freezing cold, enjoying the heat from the Bovril and not wanting to finish. Jim recalled that he used to be a Rangers supporter until he married his wife, an avid fan of St Mirren.

    The residents are very fond of the Football Memories volunteers and always love to see new faces with new stories to tell. They look forward to meeting again next month.

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Pacific Care

Pacific Care Suspends Visiting to Care Homes March 2020

As part of our preventative Coronavirus preparations, Pacific Care has suspended visiting to our care homes.

Managing Director, Brendan Brawley said, “Our residents wellbeing is of paramount importance to us, so we have implemented a package of measures to protect our vulnerable residents. We have liaised with all residents and their families and they are supportive of the measures we are putting in place to protect their loved ones. These are preventative measures only and we are following guidance from the NHS.

We have not taken this decision lightly and appreciate this may cause some discomfort, but we feel it is sensible to take these precautionary measures at this time.”

Additional employee health and hygiene protocols are now in place and any non-essential visitors to the care home are now suspended. Residents and their families have been notified and understand the exceptional conditions of the current environment. Provisions have been put in place to ensure family members have regular contact with their loved ones through phone calls, FaceTime and Skype.

Best Wishes,
Brendan Brawley
Managing Director