StoriiCare Partners With Williamwood High School

Recently myself and a colleague were invited to speak to a group of school pupils at Williamwood High School in Greater Glasgow. The school have secured funding and successfully set up an annual intergenerational project with local businesses and charities, now known as “Tea in the Street”. This project was designed to connect young people…

Whose Job Is It Anyway? The Role of Activity Staff within Care Homes

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Typically, there are two camps that residential care services fall into when it comes to employing activities staff. Many care homes recruit one or more staff whose main responsibility is to oversee the planning and sourcing of both in-house and external activities. Some providers, on the other hand, choose a whole-service approach where activities are…

How To Run A Successful Reminiscence Session

Reminiscence sessions can be key in helping residents to remember and share their old memories. Over the last twenty years, there has been a significant rise in the number of reminiscence activities being run with the elderly, particularly with those who have Dementia. Reminiscence sessions have now become a valued activity within the care sector, empowering residents to communicate and socialise….