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£40,000 Grant Makes Local Healthcare Coalition Possible

Lewis-Manning CEO Clare Galley

The group, comprising of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Forest Holme Hospice, Dorset Health Care and Lewis-Manning Hospice Care will be collaborating to focus on making it easier for people approaching the end of life and their families to share their experiences, learn from and support one another. This grant comes from the Dorset Clinical Commissioners…

Hear from Our Heroes: Stories from Local Care Homes Fighting COVID-19

Branksome Heights Residential Care Home has erected a Tree of Hope.

Care homes all over the country have been working hard in the midst of the pandemic. And our support workers have been sharing how they have been coping throughout... These are extraordinary times, and carers across the country are continuing to battle the unforgiving virus, COVID-19. While the pressure mounts on

Lewis-Manning Hospice Secures Support via LinkedIn

Lewis-Manning CEO Clare Galley received support from several local companies, including Saxby Lighting

CEO Clare Gallie appealed to her colleagues and connections for support via the social network, which attracted the attention of Hannah Nardini at WKspace. This Worcestershire-based company specialises in corporate interior design, counting brands such as The Body Shop and Marie Curie among her clients…

Bournemouth University Presents the Row Britannia Challenge

Bournemouth University's Talbot campus will be one of the two sites where students can take part in the Row Britannia Challenge for University Mental Health Day. Credit: Emily Downes

Two BU campuses are to hold the Row Britannia Challenge, to promote better mental health across the university... Bournemouth University has announced plans to hold the Row Britannia Challenge. That's a five-day challenge to row 2,020 miles, in support of University Mental Health Day. The event will also raise funds for

BU Face Blindness Study Based on “Guess Who” Proves Promising

A study to help people with face blindness rehabilitation was based around the popular game Guess Who.

Bournemouth University researchers have brought a study to life to help people suffering with face blindness, also known as prosopagnosia. Researchers at the university have conducted a project adapting of the popular game Guess Who. This aimed to aid children in gaining a better understanding of recognising features of other faces and even develop skills from a social standpoint.

Dorset’s First ‘Alzheimer Café’ Opens at Poole Care Home

The team behind the Alzheimer Café in Poole

The Luxury Care Group is hosting the pop-up café at their care home in Bird’s Hill, Poole. The Poole site will serve as one of 18 cafés across the UK, set up by the charity Alzheimer Café UK…