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Southstreet Maintain High Ratings

32 Southstreet, Norfolk have today maintained their 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating. A brilliant result for all that hard work. Well done to Kelly and her team. You can find more details about the rating here. Southstreet recieved a ‘Good’ for hygienic food handling, ‘Very Good’ for cleanliness and condition of facilities, and ‘Good’ for management of [...]
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Lowfield House Receives Reward for Great Care!

Lowfield House, Kirton in Lindsey, have received a charity donation of £750 for the care received by a previous client. Mr & Mrs Proctor wanted to donate the money, put forward by the Freemasons of Lincolnshire, to show their gratitude for the care received by their son at Lowfield. There are over 70 lodges in Lincolnshire spread around the whole [...]
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Student nurse Lance pays Oakdene a visit

Oakdene were recently put forward and chosen to have a student nurse visit them for the day. This was an honour and a chance that we jumped at as we are always looking to develop our involvement and links with our health colleagues. Student Nurse Lance Chirume visited the home in early November and spent time with the Manger Brian [...]
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Edith celebrates her 104th birthday!

The staff and residents of Westerlands Care Village enjoyed celebrating a very special birthday a few weeks ago. Edith “Did” Parker turned 104 on 22nd October, and enjoyed a day of cake, balloons and visits from family and friends for a party held by carers at her home. Edith blows out her candle Born in 1913, Edith has lived [...]
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River Meadows Challenge - Lands End to John O’Groats

In the UK there are around 850,000 people living with dementia. However, it often affects not only the individual living with the condition but also their friends and family. With predictions that one in three people over 65 will develop dementia, it’s likely everyone will be affected by it at some point in their life. Dementia usually occurs in people [...]

A heartfelt thanks to Maureen Turner

PrimeLife said goodbye to a long standing QCF Assessor Maureen Turner, who retired today after a long career in nursing and assessing. We’d like to wish her a very happy, relaxing retirement! Maureen initially trained as a cadet nurse and successfully progressed through the ranks, from staff nurse to ward sister. In 1987, she qualified as a Registered Nurse Teacher [...]
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Mill House receive a letter from the Queen

The staff and residents of Mill House, situated in Fakenham in Norfolk, had a lovely surprise last month – in the shape of a letter from Buckingham Palace!   Back in June, Stacey and the team at Mill House thought it would be a great idea to send [...]
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Rolling Out Pioneering Dementia Training at PrimeLife

A pioneering staff training programme about dementia will be rolled out nationally across our group of care homes following a dementia-themed virtual reality workshop pilot held at our head office in Leicester. We commissioned Training2care’s virtual reality tour in response to former Prime Minister David Cameron’s pledge to boost dementia research last year, who also said he wanted provide better [...]