Our memorial garden

We are arranging a memorial garden here at Mountside in memory of all those we have lost throughout the years, and sadly those lost more recently due to covid. The home has bought two new benches displaying special memorial plaques and these will accompany two beautiful remembrance trees bought by family members to remember their

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Raising a glass to Prince Philip

This weekend we watched Prince Philip’s funeral, raised a glass in his memory and enjoyed a buffet tea. Then on Sunday we had a short service and sang some favourite hymns, including Praise my soul, Jerusalem and Abide with me.

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Easter bonnet fun

The results of our Easter bonnet competition were beautiful. Well done to all our residents who took part!The 4 lucky winners each received an Easter egg, and fun was had by all.

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Thank you

Today we said farewell and good luck to Sandra as she embarks on a new adventure! I’m sure many of you will know how dedicated Sandra was during her 30 years at Mountside, she will be missed by staff and residents and we would like to thank Sandra for all her hard work and care.

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Reducing the risk of falls for older people

Falls are a major cause of visits to A&E hospital departments. Most falls don’t cause serious injury but can leave you feeling distressed, and over the long term can lead to a loss of self-confidence and independence.What causes falls in the elderly? As we grow older, changes in our bodies such as deteriorating eyesight, weakening

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