18th April 2017

Easter Bonnet Parade at The Manor House Whickham

Residents and staff at The Manor House care home in Whickham have been busy over Easter with lots of themed activities including an Easter bonnet decorating competition, making tasty Easter chocolate nests and Easter egg hunts.

Krysta Bruynson, lifestyle coordinator at The Manor House said: “Our residents love a fun competition and Easter provides so much inspiration to be creative.”

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5th April 2017

Physiotherapy Pilot Project Proves a Success

As a result of a successful pilot project to assess the benefits of regular physiotherapy sessions for care home residents and staff, Hadrian Healthcare Group is to continue the programme and extend it throughout the group.

For the pilot project a bespoke package was designed and delivered by physiotherapy practice Physiotherapy Matters. The sessions ran for 12 weeks (from late September to late December) at two of the group’s six care homes.

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3rd April 2017

Hadrian Healthcare Group Sponsors Oulton Raidettes

Women’s rugby league club the Oulton Raidettes has received a boost of £800 from local care home Oulton Manor, part of Hadrian Healthcare Group.

Kim Eames, lifestyle coordinator at Oulton Manor said: “The club is based close to Oulton Manor and we have great views over the pitch so our residents can enjoy watching matches both at the ground and from the comfort of our lounges.

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21st March 2017

Hadrian Healthcare Staff First to Gain New Moving and Handling ‘Train the Trainer’ Qualification

A group of 13 staff from luxury elderly care provider Hadrian Healthcare are the first in the country to achieve a new Ofqual/ROSPA Qualifications accredited Level 3 moving and handling training qualification.

Specialist equipment supplier Britton Price provides the ‘Train the Trainer’ course, which qualifies participants to train to Level 2 (People Handling) and Level 1 (Load Handling), specifically for the care and nursing home sector.

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1st March 2017

Beamish Welcomes The Manor House Barnard Castle

Residents from The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle visited Orchard Cottage in Beamish.

The 1940s farm cottage is full of familiar sights, sounds, smells and tastes for people who lived through the war years. Beamish’s specially trained staff led conversation, reminiscence and activity sessions which included making toast on the open fire, which the residents then enjoyed eating with homemade jam and lots of tea.

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