Well done to our first golden moment winners

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Staff at Springhill Care Group are being given the chance submit their ‘golden moments’ to be entered into an exciting new wellbeing initiative.

As part of the Oomph! Wellness support programme Springhill Care are pleased to have launched this initiative to encourage and share great moments within the care home environment.

The first winners drawn were: Emma (Birch Green Care Home, Skelmersdale), Shannon (Riversway Nursing Home, Bristol) and Neelum & Ruslana (Springhill Care Home, Accrington).

Donna Briggs, Managing Director of Springhill Care Group, said: “Golden Tickets showcase really special moments that our teams share with residents, which might otherwise not be truly celebrated or recorded, this will help to ensure we capture these special moments and to help acknowledge and praise our staff team.”

The scheme launched in November and staff are being reminded of how they can nominate.

Donna added: “Take note of a golden moment that you have had with a resident or if you have seen a colleague have a golden moment take note and write it on the golden ticket. Put your ticket into the golden post box – all golden moments will be placed in a draw.”

The winner will be selected and given £150 and a certificate.

Matt Hamblin, Senior Business manager at Oomph! Wellness said: "The Golden ticket initiative is a fantastic way to showcase those meaningful interactions that happen in the care home every single day.
“These golden moments should be celebrated and shared with the families and friends of the residents, they are great examples of person-centred activities staff have shared with their loved ones.

“Springhill Care Group have really grasped this concept and made it their own! Congratulations to all the winners."



Oomph is the way forward at Riversway!

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Exercise sessions are still going strong here at Riversway Nursing Home, Bristol. The popular Oomph sessions are fantastic and are a great way to start the day.

These interactive sessions run every morning and are a part of our residents’ exercise regime. During these classes we have a giggle and a laugh, a perfect way to start our day.

The programme also includes a series of skills workshops, including Oomph Sport which aim to make exercise as engaging as possible, to encourage inactive residents to take up physical activity and try something new – or rediscover lost passions.

Lets stretch one two three....



Christmas carols and cupcakes at Riversway

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Recently at Riversway Nursing Home, Bristol whilst sat chatting and sampling lots of delicious cupcakes, they all had a lovely time singing Christmas carols together.

With ‘O come all ye faithful’ and ‘Ding dong merrily on high’ drifting around the home and the sound of tambourines and laughter, soon everyone was joining in and happily singing along spreading the Christmas cheer around Riversway.

It was a wonderful festive afternoon.


To view more photos on Riversway Nursing Home's Facebook page click HERE




A festive lunch at Holland Hall Hotel for Birch Green

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A small group of ladies and gentlemen from Birch Green Care Home certainly got into the festive spirit recently when they visited Holland House Hotel in UpHolland, Skelmersdale.
They were seated in the lovely Christmas themed garden suite for a three course festive lunch, which they all really enjoyed.
Afterwards they were dazzled by Holland House's local resident vocalist Martin and they all had fun singing and dancing along to a variety of Christmas songs, a fabulous Christmassy afternoon was had by all.
Merry Christmas everyone!

To view more photographs on Birch Green Care Home's Facebook page click HERE

Christmas fun at Riversway Nursing Home

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A team of caring volunteers from Bristol law firm Burges Salmon stopped by Riversway Nursing Home recently to help them enjoy a day of Christmas activities.


The fun visit included decorating gingerbread men and houses, making paper chains and decorating the Christmas tree. The team was wonderful and enjoyed mince pies with residents, along with plenty of stories and laughs.


Riversway were so grateful to the ladies who came to make this day so special – the gingerbread men now have pride of place on the tree.


To view more photos on Riversway's Facebook page click HERE




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