News from Silverline Care

Care Assistant looking forward to Christmas tipple after Sober November

A senior care assistant at Newark Care Home in Port Glasgow is looking forward to a festive drink after successfully completing ‘Sober November’. Robert Lamont raised over £300 from giving up alcohol for the whole month of November. He kindly donated the money to the residents at Newark Care Home to help them enjoy ‘those…

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Redecoration starts at Manorcroft Care Home

Manorcroft Care Home in Dewsbury has started a three year plan to redecorate the whole home, with the aim of creating a brighter, more modern space for its 40 residents. The project began two weeks ago, and the first area to be completed is the entrance hall where a new floor has been laid and…

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Burnside creating special sensory garden for residents

Burnside Care Home in Borrowmuirhills is promoting the mental and spiritual wellbeing of residents with a special new sensory garden. The home wanted to create areas in their garden that all of it 57 residents, with varying abilities and needs, could utilise and enjoy. Burnside has created a special herb garden which involves touch, taste…

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Barn-dance themed fete gets residents singing and dancing

Residents, families and the local community donned their cowboy outfits to enjoy a barn-dance themed fete at Cochrane Care Home on Saturday.   Despite damp weather, over £1100 was raised in a fun filled day, which included face painting, a home baking stall and tearoom.   Residents had a ball singing along to country and…

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Music fills the air at Cochrane care home

The suave, silky sounds of the Rat Pack filled the air at a Renfrewshire care home earlier in July, as residents enjoyed the toe-tapping tunes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and company thanks to a kind-hearted local entertainer. Local man Gerry Everett entertained residents at Cochrane Care Home, in Johnstone, on Thursday 14 July, with…

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Music in the air as Broadway glamour comes to Burnside Care Home

All the glitz and glamour of Broadway was on show in Aberdeenshire on Saturday 27 February as residents at a local care home enjoyed an hour of toe-tapping entertainment.   Residents at Burnside Care Home on Borrowmuirhill Road, Laurencekirk, were treated to a special show by musicians and performers from production company Cat’s Pyjamas. To…

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Yorkshire Building Society team help at Manorcroft

A number of rooms at Manorcroft Care Home in West Yorkshire have been transformed thanks to the efforts of a team of volunteers from the Yorkshire Building Society. Yorkshire Building Society staff from three local branches, Dewsbury, Brighouse and Slaithwaite, provided pots of paint and got stuck in to decorating three lounges at the care…

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Silverline Autumn Newsletter

September 2015 Silverline’s Autumn newsletter: Welcome to the second edition of our new quarterly newsletter. Our aim is to provide a snapshot of the activities that take place across our care homes as well as a more practical insight into topical issues relating to long term care.  Click here to download your copy.

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Silverline’s first newsletter

June 2015 Silverline’s first newsletter: Welcome to the first edition of our new quarterly newsletter. Our aim is to provide a snapshot of the activities that take place across our care homes as well as a more practical insight into topical issues relating to long term care. Click here to download it

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