World Vegan Month: Always a Choice at Hatherleigh Nursing Home

What is life without choice? We all make choices every day that enrich our lives. What shall I watch on the TV? What shoes shall I wear? What colour shall... Read more

Britain’s Got Talent star Sirine Jahangir sends special thank you message to Hatherleigh Nursing Home

Sirine Jahangir, the fourteen-year-old singing sensation has sent her well wishes to everyone at Hatherleigh Nursing Home near Okehampton. The vocalist, who was a semi-finalist on the show ‘Britain’s Got... Read more

World Alzheimer’s Month: Snowdon Climb Fundraiser

The central support team for Hatherleigh Nursing Home, Devon have raised £1500 climbing the tallest peak in England and Wales in aid of Alzheimer’s awareness. The team who are a... Read more

World Alzheimer’s Day: Let’s talk about Loneliness

The 21st of September is World Alzheimer’s Day, and the 2020 theme is, ‘Let’s talk about Dementia.’ Research has shown that people who live with a dementia are at a... Read more

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

International Women’s Day: Rosemary Henderson, Hatherleigh’s Resident Engineer: The Journey from Sewing Machines to Naval Helicopters

Sunday, 8th March is International Women’s Day; a day to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias and promote gender equality. Rosemary Henderson, a member of the Hatherleigh family is... 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

The Magic of Music: Hatherleigh Nursing Home, Devon

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

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: An Anxious Perspective

I’m not good enough. Why did I do that? I’m wasting your time. What I’ve done is rubbish. I’ve done it wrong. They don’t believe me. Why did I say... Read more