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‘Know Dementia, know Alzheimer’s’

Posted on September 13th, 2021

September marks the 10th year of World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month . Where people come together from all around the world to raise awareness and to challenge the stigma that persists around dementia, with the 21st September marking World Alzheimer’s Day.

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Crouched Friars goes paperless with new electronic care planning system

Posted on August 19th, 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increase in Care Homes across the UK implementing the use of Electronic Care systems within its care.  We are using the latest adaption of one the Care sector’s most widely-used digital care planning systems, Person Centred Software. We first implemented the new electronic system earlier this […]

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Loneliness Awareness Week – Loneliness and the elderly

Posted on June 17th, 2021

Hosted by Marmalade Trust, the week-long campaign raises awareness of loneliness and strives to get people talking about it. According to Age UK, recent research has found that there is around “1.4m chronically lonely older people in England and many more across the rest of the UK”.  That feeling of loneliness can be almost as […]

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Joy at Crouched Friars as all residents are vaccinated

Posted on January 27th, 2021

We are overjoyed to share with you that all of our residents have received their first jab of the vaccine. Crouched Friars was visited by two general practitioners on January 21, who immunised 39 of our residents and four of our staff with the AstraZeneca vaccine, a crucial milestone in the fight against the covid-19, […]

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