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Open all hours! Telford care home opens its own shop for residents

A Shropshire care home has opened a shop in its grounds to help residents with dementia retain their independence and take part in normal daily tasks.

People with dementia who live at Lightmoor View in Telford will be able to go shopping in the new facility that has been set up in a summerhouse in the grounds. It will stock every day essentials, newspapers and sweets.

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Care home makeover by young volunteers

A south Shropshire care home has enjoyed a mini makeover thanks to young volunteers.

A team of 13 15 to 17-year-olds from the National Citizen Service Catch 22 scheme have revamped the garden at Stone House in Bishops Castle and got creative in the home’s dementia unit.

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CQC inspectors give county care home a glowing report

A Shropshire care home has received another glowing endorsement of its services following an unannounced visit from care watchdogs.

Innage Grange in Bridgnorth retained its ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission, which is the same as it received at inspections in 2017 and 2015.

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Staff tackle inflatable challenge for care home funds

Staff from a Chillcott Gardens in Madeley have raised more than £900 for its activities fund after completing a fun inflatable 5k challenge.

The 13-strong team from the care home tackled 15 blow-up obstacles as part of the three-mile course at Wolverhampton Racecourse. They collected £910 in sponsorship towards the home’s fund that pays for activities, outings and entertainment for residents.

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Care staff take on inflatable challenge

Staff from a Telford care home are set to take a ‘leap of faith’ as part of an inflatable 5k challenge to raise funds for residents’ activities.

The 13-strong team from Chillcott Gardens in Madeley will tackle 15 blow-up obstacles as part of the three mile course at Wolverhampton Racecourse on May 12.

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