Category: News

Combating Elderly Loneliness

Posted on June 10th, 2020

It’s human nature to need and want contact with other people, so it’s no surprise that we’ve all felt lonely at some point during our lives. However, with the elderly, loneliness can become more prominent. According to Age UK, there are around 1.4 million older people experiencing loneliness. That feeling of isolation can be almost […]

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Why Kindness Should Always Be at The Heart of Care

Posted on May 22nd, 2020

We are all well aware of how, and why, we should be kind to others. Yet, some of us may need more kindness than others, especially the older, more vulnerable members of our communities. That’s why kind nursing care is essential for ensuring people feel happy and well. As we age, we can start to […]

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Coronavirus Update

Posted on March 19th, 2020

Here at Portland Nursing Home, the health and well being of our residents is our prime concern. As such, we are constantly monitoring the present situation regarding the Coronavirus.

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Animals as Therapy

Posted on February 18th, 2020

As care specialists, the team at Portland Nursing Home know how much of a positive effect that animal therapy can have on those living with dementia.

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Improving Residents Mental Health

Posted on February 13th, 2020

Here at Portland Nursing Home, we know that it is essential everyone feels happy and healthy. And good health includes much more than just physical fitness; it also takes into account mental wellbeing too. 

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