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So I’ve not always wanted tattoo’s in fact for a while I really disliked them. But as I get older and have had huge changes and issues through life I more and more like the idea of having tattoo’s. 135 more words


Hospital admissions from care homes

Hospital admissions from care homes.

Some strong words and sobering facts in this article from the British Geriatric Society blog.

Residents of care homes have complex healthcare needs, reflecting multiple long-term conditions, significant disability and advanced frailty.

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Care Home

What's going on at BUPA?

February was a busy month for me, and I didn’t get to the keyboard often. So I’m having an office day catching up with this blog. 179 more words

Care Home


I’ve found that when I watch TV, I watch it usually with the wrong people because they talk over what is happening and then ask me what is going on. 150 more words

1 Year

Too old? Nah!

Some months back I was working on a courseĀ alongside another trainer. It was for a major client who usually likes to have two trainers as group sizes tend to be quite large. 234 more words


Promising approaches to reducing isolation and loneliness in later life

New guidance written by Age UK and the Campaign to End Loneliness highlights some promising practice to reducing isolation among older people, including case studies from across the UK. 8 more words

Evidence & Policy

Dementia Friends in The Walled Gardens of Cannington Tea rooms

It was lovely to hear from Hayleigh at the Walled Gardens tea rooms today, about how attending a Dementia Friends Information session that I had run had changed her families approach to visiting granddad who has Dementia. 87 more words

Later Life