National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day at Gibraltar 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

National Book Lover’s Day

August 9th is National Book Lover's Day August 9th celebrates National Book Lover's Day which is designed to encourage people to pick up a book and spend the day reading.... Read more

Family Member Has a Boat Named After Him

All of Gibraltar Nursing Home’s family members are loved and accepted for who they are, always treated with dignity and given as much independence as possible. And all are considered... Read more

Gibraltar Nursing Home embraces World Religion Day

Last month here at Gibraltar Nursing Home, we celebrated World Religion Day which calls for acceptance of all religions and were reminded of the comfort that it brings to many... Read more

Gibraltar Nursing Home takes family members on holiday

A move in to a new home can be stressful, but can also be exciting, at Gibraltar, we feel moving in to any new home should be a continuation of one’s... Read more

Gibraltar Nursing Home uses Art Therapy

Every Tuesday evening there is an Art Club held at Gibraltar Nursing home, part of the 95 bed Gibraltar Care Village in Monmouth. They use an innovative Household Model of... 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, to... Read more

Afternoon Tea Week at Gibraltar Care Home, Monmouth

Afternoon Tea Week starts on 14th August and is simple to join in. Just pause for afternoon tea as part of your day, sit back and enjoy a nice cuppa... 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