Rachel celebrates 25 years at Finborough Court

Rachel Fishburne, our Registered Care Manager at Finborough Court, shares why she has loved being part of the family for 25 years (and counting!) Read more

New study shows depression increases over time in dementia caregivers

A study has shown a 27% increase in depression in those with a partner with dementia Read more

Crossing the Downsizing Bridge

Months of Covid isolation has made many older people think about downsizing and moving into sheltered housing. Read more

Can robots help in care homes?

A study of robots in care homes in the UK has found that they can improve mental health and reduce loneliness in older people Read more

Planes, parades and polo

After a lifetime of equine adventures, for Glasgow-born Bob, moving to Strathclyde House felt like coming home Read more

Major Lancet study says 40% of dementia cases are preventable

Major Lancet study says 40% of dementia cases are preventable with lifestyle changes Read more

Proposed new Dutch Law allows euthanasia for healthy over 75s

Proposed new Dutch Law allows euthanasia for healthy over 75s who have a ‘strong death wish’ Read more

Meet the skilled social carers, MP urges Home Secretary

Welsh MP Nick Thomas-Symonds is trying to arrange a meeting between Home Secretary Priti Patel and social care workers Read more

A Day in the Life of… Maintenance Officer Brian

Brian Chown is Maintenance Officer at Bethany Christian Care Home in Plymouth. We found out about a typical day in Brian’s life. Read more

From Bangor to Skelmorlie, via Arequipa

For former music teacher Linda, a move to Strathclyde House is just the latest in a series of post-retirement adventures Read more

Dementia support – tactile rugs

For those living with dementia, a tactile rug can be a welcome source of comfort and distraction Read more