The Concept of Identity

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today we’re honoring it by looking at the concept of identity and what this means to people living with a Dementia. Developmental psychologist, Erik... Read more

International Nurses Day: Tina

As 12th May marks International Nurses Day, we thought we would take the opportunity to share the story of one of our own fantastic nurses at Edenmore. Tina, who has... Read more

Amanda: Care with an Open Heart

“Go into care with an open heart, be flexible in your thoughts because every day is different and very often things don’t go to plan! The most important thing is... Read more

Edenmore Nursing Home National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day at Edenmore Nursing Home

Karen Tidy - A 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.’... 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

Having her Jam and Eating it

For most people, spreading a slice of toast with jam is a task that takes but a moment from our busy lives, but for Audrey Payne, an 85 year old,... Read more