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Doll & Animal therapy can have such a positive effect, releasing hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin helping calm anxiety, depression and agitation. It shows on our lovely ladies Janet & Dawn’s faces just how much pleasure they get from this.Continue reading
The current crisis in the care system, so well publicised in the media at present, can make the position look grim. Believe every story you read and you could easily be forgiven for never wanting to set foot in a care home ever again. But this would be to do the many skilled, and highly […]Continue reading
Our Bernadette & Jose having a Cuddle … We just LOVE to see how our NORTHFIELD Family embrace one another, giving Comfort, Companionship and often Lots of Laughter too… It’s what Living Together is all about!Continue reading
After a hugely successful first visit and receiving exceptional feedback from staff, residents and relatives alike, Northfield House was pleased to welcome back into their home Sally Webb from Connect2Colour for another fun packed day of creating very colourful and multi-sensory, 3D pieces of art.The residents helped to brighten up a chilly spring day by […]Continue reading
The relentless nature of care makes looking after anyone with dementia a challenge. Now a new mobile unit providing a ‘virtual dementia tour’ is set to travel the country giving carers, both professionals and family members alike, a real taste of what it’s like to live with the condition. And those who have already tried it […]Continue reading