Keeping connected over Christmas #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
At Christmas time we all want to be surrounded by our loved ones. Unfortunately for some of us, life gets in the way. Whether its work commitments, distance, or time constraints many of us simply don’t get to see our loved ones as often as we would like. At Four Seasons Health Care we do our best to connect families all year round, but especially around Christmas time when we are all thinking of our loved ones.
A member of the Four Seasons Health Care family | Caring beyond the care home #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
Our very first Winter Warmer showed you a video of why our colleagues chose a career in health care. There is an extremely important aspect of working in a care home setting that is unique, and which was missed when putting this video together; the most important people in our resident’s lives - their loved ones.
‘Metamorphosis’ | The journey to positive mental wellbeing #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
In October this year, as part of mental health awareness week, Four Seasons Health Care partnered with Belfast Trust to exhibit some of the beautiful displays of arts and crafts produced by our residents with the help of our colleagues. The exhibition highlighted the importance of mental health and the significance of positive mental wellbeing.
We couldn’t do it without you | Our unsung heroes are recognised at the Four Seasons Care Awards #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
At Four Seasons Health Care, many of our homes are extremely fortunate to be supported by their community and by local volunteers. All of our Four Seasons Health Care volunteers make a huge difference, not only to our residents but also to our colleagues, we are unbelievably grateful to work alongside these people every day. Thank you to all our volunteers, we couldn't do it without you!
Our hero Captain Martin is reunited with Ann, a lady whose life he saved over 40 years ago #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
In September, we shared an inspiring story which was originally featured in the Tyrone Courier. This touching piece told the story of a courageous ship Captain, and how his actions 40 years ago changed the lives of over 1,000 people.
The power of song | Double act Mary & Nathan sing Pennies from Heaven & lift everyone’s spirits #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
Today we are re-sharing a video from August, which highlights the power of song. This remarkable video demonstrates the joy of working in a care home. Thank you to Mary and Nathan for highlighting the work our carers do every day, they are truly outstanding people.
The dancing phenomenon that everyone is talking about | Care to dance #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
Care to Dance is a monthly, social occasion that uses the therapy of music to bring fun and happiness into peoples’ lives. This is a joyous event which is financially self-supporting and any profits raised are used to give the attendees something a little bit extra special (maybe a visit from Santa?).
Why care? | Our colleagues share their reasons' for choosing a career working in elderly health care #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
Recently, we travelled across the country to interview our care home colleagues and ask them; why care? Why did you choose a career in elderly care? What motivates you to do what you do? The answers were inspiring.
The value of teaching | Our CHAP Mentor Carmela is in the hot seatCare Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP)
Recently, CHAP Mentor, Carmela contacted us to tell us how proud she was of her CHAPs at their graduation. Here at Four Seasons Health Care we love to celebrate all of our staffs’ achievements. So when we received this email from Charnwood’s Deputy Manager, Carmela we knew we had to dig a little deeper: