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Activity

25th September 2020

Press the Pause Button – The yoga way

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

I have an odd relationship with exercise. I know it’s good for my wellbeing including my mental health, and it...

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15th September 2020

Reflexology Anyone?

Leah Cooke Nursing and Residential Care Specialist

So, here is the honesty part, I was extremely sceptical about alternative and complementary therapies for many years. Being a...

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19th August 2020

World Photo Day (Last update:18.08.20)

Leah Cooke Nursing and Residential Care Specialist

They say a picture paints a thousand words and a camera never lies but what about adding ‘a photo triggers...

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13th August 2020

Transporting Service Users Safely during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

I was thinking about going camping, just for a couple of days……a ‘staycation’ with a vision of simple living and...

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16th June 2020

Men’s Health Week – Men’s Health checklist

Helen Benfield

Download our Men's Health Checklist here. Download Now 'Take Action on Covid-19' is this year Men's Health Week theme, runs from 15-21...

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06th November 2017

Active Ageing

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

  When I worked in care homes for older people, an important goal we had was to encourage people to be...

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27th September 2017

Art in Care Homes – Inspiring Residents and Staff to Be Creative

Pamela Holmes Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

The arts can make a powerful difference to someone’s social and health care. The recent All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts,...

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17th July 2017

Record keeping

Sylvie Silver Activities Specialist

What is the best way to record activity provision in a care home? At NAPA we are often asked this question...

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25th May 2017

Not everyone wants to mix all the time

Sylvie Silver Activities Specialist

We run an exercise on our training days that gets participants to work in pairs asking each other a dozen...

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18th May 2017

How many residents should I be left with on my own?

Sylvie Silver Activities Specialist

A guide to safe practice for activity staff. I am frequently left open mouthed when, on training days for activity staff,...

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