A Day of Remembrance

On the 6th August 1945, the world was changed forever. Thousands of lives were lost within an instant. A city wiped out in the blink of an eye. However, the... Read more

World Vegetarian Day at Frome Nursing Home

October 1st was World Vegetarian Day, the yearly celebration promoting the ‘joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities’ of vegetarianism. Frome Nursing Home head chef Ben Kerslake has ensured that any vegetarians... Read more

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day at Frome Nursing Home

Karen Tidy - Carer of People, Rhymer of Words October 3rd was the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day and the theme of this year’s literacy celebration was ‘Truth.’ Karen... Read more

5 star rating for 10th Time

Frome Nursing Home was awarded the maximum five stars again, in the latest food hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency, for the tenth year in a row. Head Chef... Read more

A Bard’s View on Dementia

April is Poetry Month, at least in the USA. Over here we tend to join in but maintain our British feeling of literary superiority because our lists of poems and... Read more

Art Class Brings Joy

Frome Nursing Home ran art sessions for their family members who enjoy putting brush to paper.  The home always refers to their sixty residents as family members, which is part... Read more

Why Doesn’t the UK Have a Women’s Equality Day?

60 Years Ago, The RAF Told Wendy Mills, No Female Pilots Now living in Frome Nursing Home, I asked her if things had changed The 26th of August was Women’s... Read more

The 5 pillars of Comfort in Dementia Care

Comfort is defined as A state of physical ease, free from pain or constraint. Comfort is also one of the six emotional and psychological needs highlighted by Professor Tom Kitwood,... Read more

Undressing the Uniform Debate

In a Nursing Times survey in 2014, almost 60% of staff consulted, indicated that they thought uniforms were an important part of the job. It is, like the uniforms, a... Read more