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Alma McFadyen Newsletter- April

Both Staff and residents are very pleased to welcome our new maintenance man Alan to the home, we wish Alan well during his time with us. Alan has experience working as a Maintenance Man in a Residential Care Home as he worked at Barlochan Care Home for 7 years. Alan is ex Royal Navy and has also worked as an approved electrician and an Electrical Surveyor.

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Barrow Hall Newsletter-March

March has arrived and the refurbishment our Residents Kitchen is complete. We now have a bright, cheerful and well-equipped kitchen to enjoy.

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Alma McFadyen Newsletter-March

Some of our residents enjoyed the morning out to the Town Hall to attend the Friendship club. They enjoyed catching up with some familiar faces and having a cuppa.

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Alma McFadyen Newsletter-February

Two student nurses from UWS Dumfries Campus came along to visit Alma as part of their university project looking at promoting physical activity. The students researched literature to see what activities have been researched as being beneficial to the older generation that would benefit all or at least most individuals at Alma house and then came along and carried out these activities with an interactive session of various exercise activities. This has been the 3rd year we have supported the students who are ever so grateful for our support. Our residents had a fun filled afternoon.

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Kirksanton Newsletter- February

February has been a very busy month in the care home from Chinese New Year to spreading the love for Valentine’s Day with much more planned for the upcoming months so watch this space.

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The Grange Newsletter-February

Welcome to our February newsletter, hopefully this will give you a little insight into some of the things we get up to and how we spend some of our time here at The Grange. Below are some of the things we’ve enjoyed so far

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Bonchester Bridge Newsletter- February

Well what a month it has been! Jayne and I would like to thank everyone for being so supportive and welcoming for our first month at Bonchester Care Centre. We both feel we are part of the Bonchester family!

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Pittendreich Newsletter – February

I would like to start by welcoming our new manager Susan Gibson to the home and wish her well during her time with us. Hopefully it will be a long one. We have already seen some huge changes to the home, and we note that she has a fantastic sense of humour also. (Much needed) haha. Welcome Susan.

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