Our ECH’s really enjoyed Halloween this year, with them all doing a spooky activity, or having a scary party. It is brilliant to see all of the ECH’s get so involved, and the residents have fun playing all of the different games!
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October 2019 is Way Ahead Care’s 25th birthday! To celebrate we invited staff, commissioners and partners to a celebration evening. We also used this evening to award our long standing members of staff. We had over 40 people come to the evening, with all enjoying Richard’s speech, the food and getting to know other colleagues. Way Ahead Care has progressed hugely over the past 25 years, here is a little re-cap: Way Ahead Care was started in 1994 by Pamela
Residents of Tennyson Court enjoyed a fabulous display by the Wellington Majorettes and after the troupe showed the residents how to use the instruments. Everyone enjoyed it and the refreshments after the show. Betty Hawkins was extra thrilled as her great granddaughter is in the troupe!
Dogs don’t just fill your heart; they actually make it stronger. Studies show that having a canine companion is linked to a number of positive health outcomes, as well as being great company to have around. At Way Ahead Care we know the happiness dogs can bring to lives, so we decided to have our own cruft’s competition. Way Ahead Care staff were invited to send in photos of their dogs of which an album was produced. This album was
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about the Dementia Friends programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts. Les Taylor is Way Ahead Care’s Dementia Champion, she has trained over 110 people to