Adept Care Homes breaks new ground with its transformative project, ‘Carer for a Day,’ designed to enrich resident care by immersing directors and support team members in frontline roles. This innovative approach not only strengthens operational collaboration but also nurtures a deeper connection with residents, ensuring their needs are met with unparalleled dedication.Continue reading “Transforming Care: Adept Care Homes’ ‘Carer for a Day’ Initiative Redefines Resident Experience”
In a heart-warming display of community spirit and fulfilment, Paul Richardson, a cherished resident at Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall, had his long-cherished wish fulfilled through the home’s Make a Wish program. On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, Paul experienced the thrill of attending a live football match, watching his beloved Nottingham Forest face off against West Ham United.Continue reading “Harrier House Care Home ‘Shoots and Scores’ with One Residents Wish to See Notts Forrest Live!”
Paul Richardson (83) who currently resides at Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall made a wish he never thought would come true.
As part of Harrier House Care Home’s Make a Wish initiative, which encourages over 500 residents to share their wishes, no matter how big or small, Paul, who spent many years as a reporter for the Notts Evening Post and a devoted Notts Forest supporter, expressed his desire to attend one last live football match accompanied by his sons and to introduce his granddaughter Izzy to her first ever live game. With the dedicated support of Toni, the Activity & Wellbeing Lead at Harrier House, Paul’s wish is about to become a reality.Continue reading “Harrier House Care Home’s Make A Wish Program is ‘Kicking Off’ the year with One Residents Wish to See Notts Forest Live!”
Local Care Home ensures Christmas Wishes really do come true as one resident’s lifelong dream became a reality.
Harrier House Care Home has sorn to new heights over the last year with its successful and heart-warming Make a Wish program. One resident whose Christmas wish was granted through the program is Margaret ‘Rosaline’ O’Brian (96) who relished in the magic of Christmas as her lifelong dream and a heart-warming Christmas wish came true. An audience with Sir Tom Jones.Continue reading “A Heartwarming Holiday Tale: Christmas Wish Fulfilled for Harrier House Care Home Resident”
Residents at Harrier House Care Home Triumph in Regional Christmas Choir Competition.
The festive spirit resonated joyously as residents from Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall, forming the esteemed ‘choir club,’ celebrated a remarkable victory in the annual company-wide Christmas Choir Competition. Held at St. Catherine’s Church in Burbage, the competition has become a cherished tradition for the Midlands-based care home residents.Continue reading “Harrier House Care Home Delights in Regional Christmas Choir Competition. “
Local Care Homes to Open Its Doors This Christmas to Combat Loneliness in Older People
Harrier and Chetwynd House Care Homes in Nottingham are embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season by extending a heartwarming invitation to older people in the community who would otherwise be spending Christmas Day alone. The care homes are opening their doors on Christmas Day to welcome local, lonely seniors to join their residents for a joyous celebration, featuring a traditional Christmas dinner, party games, and a special viewing of the King’s Christmas speech.Continue reading “Tis The Season to be Together as Chetwynd House & Harrier House Care Homes Opens their Doors This Christmas to Combat Loneliness in their Elderly Community.”
The dedicated team at Harrier House Care Home, a provider of high-quality care services in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire recently participated in an industry-leading Dysphagia Training program which allows the team to provide a dining with dignity experience for every single one of their residents.
This comprehensive training, The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative – (IDDSI) Framework equips the team with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide specialised care for individuals with swallowing difficulties, promoting improved health and well-being.
Dysphagia, a condition affecting the ability to swallow safely and efficiently. Recognising the importance of providing high-quality care to its residents, Harrier House Care Home invested in this training initiative to enhance the skills of its team members and further improve the standard of care provided.
The Dysphagia Training program, conducted by renowned experts in the field, covered a range of topics including understanding the physiology of swallowing, identifying signs and symptoms of dysphagia and implementing appropriate diet modifications. The training also emphasized the importance of maintaining a safe eating environment and establishing effective communication strategies with residents who may have difficulty expressing their needs.
The team at Harrier House Care Home embraced the training with enthusiasm, recognising its value in enhancing their ability to support residents with dysphagia. The knowledge gained during the program empowers them to implement evidence-based practices and personalized care plans tailored to the unique needs of each resident.
Samantha Kavanagh, Home Manager at Harrier House, expressed her pride in the team’s commitment to professional development and their dedication to providing the highest standard of care. She stated, ” Mealtimes are important – We believe that all service users should be able to Dine with Dignity.”
Adept Care Homes is pleased to announce the renewal of its supporter membership with the Care Workers’ Charity (CWC), an organisation dedicated to providing essential support to care workers. By reaffirming their commitment, Adept Care Homes continues to demonstrate its unwavering support for the well-being of care workers across the industry.Continue reading “Adept Care Homes Strengthens Commitment to Care Workers’ Welfare by Renewing Support for Care Workers in Need”
Adept Care Homes, Appoints New Group’s Chief Fire Warden to tackle Fire Safety Across Care Homes.
Adept Care Homes is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Morris, as the new Group’s Chief Fire Warden, effective from October 1st, 2023. This significant appointment underscores the organisation’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest standards of fire safety across its care facilities.Continue reading “Adept Care Homes Ignites New Role as Board Appoints New Group Chief Fire Warden!”
The residents of Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall were all smiles as they embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, thanks to the generous support of the local Rotary Club. The Rotary Club donated the cost of a heart-warming day trip to the picturesque coastal town of Skegness, allowing the residents to relive some of their cherished memories all while, create new ones.Continue reading “Oh, We Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside! Harrier House Care Home Residents Treated to an Unforgettable Day Trip to Skegness by Local Rotary Club”