Meaningful Care Matters

Our four Devon care homes have received either an excellent or outstanding rating following audits by a national care organisation with a focus on relationship-centred cultures of care. Southern Healthcare homes in Exeter, Dawlish, Plymouth, and Seaton were visited by auditors from Meaningful Care Matters (MCM) who assessed the staffs’ interactions with residents, as well … Read more

Bake Off excitement at Exeter care home

Baking enthusiasts at an Exeter care home had a ‘scone off’ to celebrate the start of Britain’s favourite baking show. Residents at The Old Rectory made a variety of scones for the care home’s ‘scone off’ competition, inspired by the popular Channel 4 show, the Great British Bake Off. Tom Matthews, an activities co-ordinator for … Read more

Staff bring Indian harvest festival to Seaton care home

Carers at a Seaton care home treated residents to a day of Indian festivities and food in celebration of the festival of Onam. Four members of staff from The Seaton care home brought in home-cooked Indian dishes and shared Indian songs and dances with colleagues and residents.      Onam is an annual Indian harvest festival, … Read more

Former motocross racer with Multiple Sclerosis is taken to racetrack 20 years after he last raced

Nigel Fay former motocross racer watches the Patchquick Trophy tournament at Exminster

Dawlish care home staff took resident and former motocross racer, Nigel Fay, to watch the 75th Patchquick Trophy event at Little Silver Moto Park in Exminster. Staff from Sefton Hall took Nigel to the tournament in his wheelchair after he expressed a wish to go to the famous event. It was the first time in … Read more