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The Old Vicarage Boosts Residents Wellbeing with All-New, ‘Singing and Dancing’ Partnership.

The Old Vicarage Care Home is partnering with award-winning Oomph! Wellness to engage residents and team in a holistic world of enriched wellbeing.

The Old Vicarage Care Home, Clay Cross Derbyshire provides high-quality, person-centred care, where each resident is treated with dignity and respect whilst offering a fun and engaging social program so that residents can continue to enjoy past interests and try new activities. Families and friends can join in with the daily activities offering reassurance that residents’ happiness and well-being is at the heart of everything they do.

Oomph! On Demand, which is Oomph!’s new digital platform, provides a multitude of ‘evergreen’ engaging exercise and activity content, 365 days a year. Providing a diverse range of topics, meeting a range of varied interests and abilities and allows the team to deliver safe, meaningful and most importantly, fun, wellbeing sessions that residents love.

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Local care home welcomes new residents

The family-run home in the heart of Clay Cross has been welcoming new residents as the home sees a glimmer of normality following the global pandemic. Meet Beryl, one of the new residents at Old Vicarage.

“I moved to Old Vicarage as I was finding it increasingly difficult to manage at home but since moving, I have been so happy and had the best time.” explained Beryl.

New resident, Beryl holding medal
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Local Care Home is ‘Climbing Mountains’ for Its Residents.

Activities Coordinator, Natalie Smith and her son Olly (9) are 'climbing mountains' to raise funds for the resident's social fund at The Old Vicarage Care Home, Clay Cross.

Activities Coordinator, Natalie Smith and her son Olly (9) are attempting to climb Mount Snowdon on July 10th 2021, to raise funds for the resident’s social fund at The Old Vicarage Care Home, Clay Cross.

Natalie works as part of the designated activities teams and wants to enhance the already dynamic activities and social program, by raising money, her aim is to increase the number of tailored outings, activities, and entertainment which are purposefully designed to be meaningful to each individual resident already living with dementia at The Old Vicarage.

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Residents go vegan and discover there is far more to Veganuary than ‘meats’ the eye!

With veganism becoming one of the UK’s fastest-growing lifestyle movements and with an estimated 7,000 vegetarians and vegans in residential and nursing care homes, Hospitality Manager, Rebecca Lambert decided to introduce residents to the plant-based diet by holding a vegan festival during the month of January, or better known as ‘Veganuary’.

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Kenny Nelson newly appointed Business Director at Adept Care Homes

Adept Care Homes continues to expand its team and is delighted to welcome Kenny Nelson as its newly appointed Business Director for its Midlands-based care homes.

Kenny brings with him a wealth of experience and extensive knowledge following 7 years working alongside Adept Care Homes as Relationship Director with RBS and later, as Senior Director, Health & Social Care with CYB (Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank).

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