Mayor Val Gates and Edenmore Home Manager Gayle Cooper

Ilfracombe Mayor visits Edenmore Nursing Home

The festive period at Edenmore was filled with wonderful surprises for the family members and the team. The day before Santa’s much anticipated arrival at the home, everyone at Edenmore... Read more

The Magic of Music: Edenmore 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

For the Love of Art

Care writer, Jerry Short visited the 45-bed Edenmore Nursing Home in Ilfracombe, to visit Jenny Melland who lives with early-stage Parkinson’s, to find out how her life had changed since... Read more

It’s Good to Read

Gerald Bailey, a sage 91-year-old retiree, is sitting in a comfortable armchair in a lounge at Edenmore Nursing Home, reading about trains. More specifically, he is reading about steam trains... Read more

85 years of Valentines Days

Edenmore Nursing Home welcomed local singing legend Terry Charles in to the home for a Valentine’s Day spectacular, a particularly special day for married family members Margaret and Gerald Bailey.... Read more

Nursing Home gains 5 Star Rating

Head Chef Matt Prideaux & Darren Knight Edenmore Nursing Home, in Ilfracombe, was awarded the maximum five stars again, in the latest food hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.... 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

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

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