The sitting room had two large bay windows, one looked north over the fields and towards the hills, the other looked over the rose garden to the woodland beyond. The …Read full article on The District Nurse
The high-pitched scream echoed through the house, an anxious voice shouted, ‘What’s wrong?’ Hurried footsteps could be heard, including my own, heading towards the scream which had turned into a …Read full article on I’ve lost my marbles!
Late shifts always started differently to the morning shift. This summer had been warm and at times, sultry. Residents enjoyed the breeze from open windows, sitting in the wooden sun-house …Read full article on Here Comes the Barber
The Christmas lights were up, day care was festooned and glittering. Lunch with its crackers, silly jokes and paper hats and delightful trifle or Christmas pudding had been served. The …Read full article on Santa’s Lost His Breeks
Mrs B. had buried her husband many years before I met her, petite and slim she had a smile that deepened the life lines etched on her face. A member …Read full article on Belonging is a Choice
Come January our televisions are flooded with images of shiny gyms and membership offers. Full page adverts are taken out across newspapers and magazines for Weight Watchers and Slimming World. …Read full article on Is Our Diet Culture Damaging for Older People?
Written by Bob Rendall, Chairman Faith in Older People One of the great joys of my life has come as the consequence of working with key groups to set up …Read full article on The Shattered Diamond
Beautiful hearts I have always played music. It’s an important part of my life. Whether it’s doing a ceilidh for someone’s wedding at a boutique hotel, playing in church of …Read full article on Beautiful Hearts
How FiOP helped my family Around eleven years ago my father, in his nineties, was failing and no longer able to say the daily office. As an Episcopalian priest this …Read full article on How FiOP helped my family