Takeaway treat!

A few photos from our Indian takeaway evening. Having just enjoyed a lovely curry we’re sat here feeling so full up that we can barely move, but already the talk is about our next takeaway themed evening which is looking like a Chinese!!!

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A party for Keith

Today we had to say farewell, but not goodbye, to Keith our long standing Manager here at Mountside. It’s on days like today that you realise and truly appreciate what a close knit team we are here, as the party we had in Keith’s honour went with a real swing! Staff old and new turned out

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Remembrance Day balloons

To mark Remembrance Day, we bought a balloon for each resident intending to release them into the sky.  We included a tag on each one asking anyone who found it to respond to us. The plan was a good one and would of course worked brilliantly if it had been a windy day!!!  As it

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Have you met our shy, retiring team?

We were lucky enough to find an entertainer who was able to perform from behind a screen, and following all social distancing rules, just look at the fun we had today!! Our amazing staff team helped everyone get into the swing of things, and clapping, singing and dancing all ensued. Another great afternoon here at

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Losing track of time – Why do people living with dementia struggle to tell the time?

When someone has dementia the parts of their brain used for telling the time begin to deteriorate and eventually stops functioning. When they look at a clock face they might not be able to read the time. They may even lose track of what part of the day it is – often confusing night with

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