The Magic of Music: Gibraltar Nursing Home, Monmouth

The Power of Music in Dementia Care There is power in music. Revolutionaries have used music as a platform to convey messages of change, during periods of civil and societal... Read more

Nurses Year 2020: Barbara Jones

May 2020 marks 200 years since the birth of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. To mark such an occasion, Gibraltar Nursing Home, Monmouth, are sharing the stories of... Read more

Celebrating 67 years of Marriage this Valentine’s Day

Meet Peter & Glenys Peter and Glenys Hackett have lived together at Gibraltar Nursing Home for over two years. Valentine’s Days are more special for them than most, as every... Read more

Former Mayoress Eirwen Warren serving in 1980

Former Mayoress of Monmouth living at Gibraltar Nursing Home meets current Mayor of Monmouth

There has been an established ‘Mayor of Monmouth’ since the thirteenth century and as the term length is only a single year there have been many who have held the... Read more

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

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

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

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

The Positive Risks of Having a Cuppa

For somebody living with Dementia, you may think that making a cup of tea is possibly a risky venture, but always putting safety first denies that person the right of... Read more