Phillis Kirton: Floral Designs at the Chelsea Flower Show

A Master of Floral Design The art of horticulture is supporting the journey of life, growing from seed or sprout, nurturing with water, weeding, and pruning through to full blossom,... 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

National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day at Hatherleigh Nursing Home

Karen Tidy - Carer of People, Rhymer of Words October 3rd was the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day and the theme of this year’s literacy celebration was ‘Truth.’ Karen... 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