Colston celebrates his 90th Birthday and 72 years in the Holsworthy Brass Band

William Issac, known as Colston, recently celebrated his 90th birthday at Hatherleigh Nursing Home and was joined for a performance by the Holsworthy Brass band, whom Colston was a valued... Read more

Being a Volunteer – Jim Brereton one of the last serving members of the National Service

Jim Brereton has been volunteering at Hatherleigh Nursing Home for just over 3 years now.  He started volunteering when his wonderful wife Ann came to live at the Home on... 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 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,... Read more

Hatherleigh Nursing Home are Jumping For Dementia

Two of the marketing team from Hatherleigh Nursing Home, in Hawthorn Park, Devon, have just raised around £1000 for the Alzheimer’s Society in two sponsored  parachute jumps. 65% of those... Read more

Music Therapy at Hatherleigh Nursing Home!

Hatherleigh Nursing Home have been experimenting with different types of music and creative ways to enjoy them this month. In other nursing homes, you might find everyone sat around in... Read more

Devon MP praises local care home

Hatherleigh Nursing Home, a specialist dementia nursing and residential care provider close to the Central Devon town of Okehampton, has been commended by local MP Mel Stride for creating their... Read more

Eggs, Flour and Milk with a Pinch of Hatherleigh

The community once again visited Hatherleigh Nursing Home as it celebrated Pancake Day and the start of lent. Visitors and those who live in the home had the opportunity to... Read more

Hatherleigh Nursing Home Enables Individuals to Reach their Goals

As part of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UN has been considering how to build a more inclusive world for those with disabilities. Hatherleigh Nursing Home has been... Read more