The Glen Care Home – News

Monthly Communion

Fun in February with Games and a Costa!

Game Days and a Trip to Costa!

Fun in February with Games and a Costa!

Peppermint Cream or Coconut Whirl?

We’ve been making sweets this week!

Birthdays!

We love to celebrate a birthday!

Visit from Evercreech Primary School

A lovely visit from our local school, Evercreech Primary School.

Happy New Year!

A big thank you to 2023 … and a Happy New Year!

Happy Christmas From The Glen Care Home

Happy Christmas everyone!

Our Christmas Dinner

Some pictures from our Christmas lunch

Monthly Communion

Monthly Communion from Sue Deyes

Fun in December

Lots of fun and activities in December

Bonfire Night and Fireworks

Our bonfire and fireworks night

Singing and dancing with Shannon Kitchen

An afternoon of singing and dancing for our residents.

Crafting Days

We've been crafting at Glen! Some of residents have tried painting and making cards. At The Glen we offer a wide range of activities to help keep a healthy body and mind. We always support our residents to retain their independence and for them to enjoy their current hobbies and even pursue new hobbies.

Our Gardens

A look at our beautiful gardens

Podcast Feature – Gyles Brandreth on dementia and poetry

Podcast Feature – Gyles Brandreth on dementia and poetry Co-hosts Jill Rennie and Sue Learner talk to Gyles Brandreth about his new book ‘Dancing by the Light of the Moon’ where he not only discusses his passion for poetry but how learning poetry can be good for all and help delay the onset of dementia. […]

When is the right time for someone to move into the Glen Care Home?

The choice to move into the Glenn Care Home is rarely easy and the decision tends to be made by a family member or loved one who has found the fulltime job of caring has become overwhelming and all-consuming. It is important that you don’t leave the decision until you or your loved one is really […]

Managing Diabetes in Older People

In our care home we treat several residents for diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2. Diabetes is more common in older people and this is partly because old age can mean the body does not produce enough insulin or becomes increasingly insulin resistant, so cannot process sugars into glucose as effectively. However, we make […]

June Activities at The Glen Care Home

Hello and welcome to our new blog! This is our way of making sure we share all the wonderful things happening at the Glen Care Home, which is a 52-bed nursing home , for those over 65, with a very homely atmosphere and plenty of personal attention. The home offers nursing and residential care in [...]

We’re supporting National Carers Week

National Carers Week at The Glenn This week is National Carers week (5-11th June) and we’re proud to work with many carers who help to look after their family members and loved ones.  Carers Week is an annual campaign which raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they […]

The Kings Coronation

What a wonderful day we had at Our Summer Fayre Saturday June 11th!

Summer Fayre on Saturday June 11th

What a wonderful day we had at Our Summer Fayre Saturday June 11th!