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Tempting meals for people living with dementia who may have difficulty swallowing their food

Chef Andy Gray is rightly proud of the dishes he brings out of his kitchen at a Suffolk care home. Aromatic salmon, tasty sausages and peas, flavoursome pork fillets and mash. They are all freshly prepared but there has been one important extra stage in the cooking process.

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Scheme aiming to give youngsters start in life

A new apprenticeship scheme is aiming to turn around the fortunes of young people and at the same time help small businesses across Waveney.
Laura Whittle, Corey Lark and Danny Finch have been chosen to trial the new Apprenticeship EAST initiative being pioneered by Lowestoft charity Access Community Trust.

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Canine companions helping home’s residents

A nursing home’s newest recruit is settling in well with a real wag in her tail, and a desire to get every challenge licked.
Kirkley Manor a Kingsley Healthcare-run home in Kirkley Park Road, Lowestoft has welcomed Teddy, a Lhasa Apso, as a care home dog, joining her brother Monty.

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Spring Lodge getting ready for Christmas

It’s the countdown to Christmas at Spring Lodge and our residents are busy deciding how they want to celebrate the festive season.
And to get everyone in the right mood the home’s new activities coordinator Claire Augusto has been joining them in a festive craft session, making snowman and paper chain decorations.

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Apprentice’s top Christmas card design

A top Christmas card design by a Lowestoft apprentice has been chosen to be sold across the town.
The design by Access Community Trust business and administration apprentice Daniel Finch was picked to be specially designed by Naked Marketing.

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