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Rebel the parrot takes his perch in care home

An owner of a parrot which confused a village care home with his cheeky impressions is “ecstatic” after staff helped him find a new bird for company. Rebel the parrot kept staff at Brooke House, in Brooke, on their toes with his impressions of a call bell used by residents to summon help. He also mimicked the telephone and had even started impersonating members of the management team.

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Games that are just magic. Afternoons are for fun, not dozing says Stephen Pullinger

Afternoon is typically the time when care home residents take a nap.  However, as soon as lunchtime plates are removed from the table at The Depperhaugh nursing home on the Norfolk or Suffolk border residents are eager to play not to snooze.

For the Kingsley Healthcare run home in Hoxne, near Eye, has invested £5,000 in the latest technology to entertain people living with dementia.

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First there was Monty, then came Sydney…and now there is Buttons!

First there was Monty, then came Sydney…and now there is Buttons!
When you conjure up a picture of a care home you would not normally imagine one with dogs scampering about.
But why not? It can be a real wrench for people used to pets all their life when the time comes for them to move into care and they are deprived of their canine companionship.

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Kingsley Healthcare has strengthened its operations team with the appointment of two regional operations directors

James Sales, who takes responsibility for 19 care homes in the eastern region, joined Kingsley 10 years ago as operations manager and has worked in the care sector for 30 years after training as a psychiatric nurse.

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Care home bids farewell to support work and friend

Staff and residents of Oaklands care home in Scole, near Diss, have wished a happy retirement to a support worker who has left after 19-and-a-half years of dedicated service.

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