Category: News

Animals as Therapy

Posted on February 18th, 2020

As care specialists, Portland Nursing Home know how much of a positive effect that animal therapy can have on those living with dementia. Animals bring a real sense of purpose into the lives of elderly people and can give a significant boost to their health and wellbeing.  A much-loved animal can be an effective antidote […]

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Love is in the air at Portland Nursing Home

Posted on February 18th, 2020

Portland Nursing Home has organised a special Valentine’s Day treat for residents and their friends and loved ones, as a special treat on the romantic day. Care staff from the home, based in Buxton, transformed the lounge and dining room with hearts and balloons and organised a romantic, afternoon tea. According to a survey carried […]

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Improving Residents Mental Health

Posted on February 13th, 2020

Here at Portland Nursing Home, we know it’s important that everyone feels happy and healthy. But good health is more than just being physically fit; being mentally well is a big part of it too. Sometimes referred to as ‘mental wellbeing’, or ‘emotional health’, mental health is just as much a concern for elderly members […]

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