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

Gibraltar Nursing Home in Monmouth are Jumping For Dementia

Two of the marketing team from Gibraltar Nursing Home, in Monmouth, have just raised around £1000 for the Alzheimer’s Society in two sponsored parachute jumps. 10% of those being cared... 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

Why we don’t wear uniforms

In most care homes you would probably see staff members in uniforms and nurse staff in scrubs, and this is just one of many reasons why our care homes aren’t... Read more