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Birdwatching at Alderwood

Last week we visited Alderwood, one of our 24-hour specialist older adult care nursing homes, to hear some lovely stories about their recent bird-feeding project.

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Person-centred care

We put people and communities at the heart of everything we do. This includes providing tailored, person-centred care for the people we support.

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Cecily’s Story

Recently we have been chatting to David Lackenby, Service Lead of Briarwood Meadows, about the service’s very own resident artist. Cecily has been a resident at Briarwood, one of our 24-hour nursing services for older adults, since early 2021. During this time, our team have noticed an amazing transformation in her both wellbeing and social engagement.

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Older Person’s Month Celebrations

This month is Older Person’s Month! To celebrate, our Chain Reaction team has been hosting various events, such as ‘Painting for Fun’ and afternoon tea, to give the people they support a much-appreciated wellbeing boost. We are proud to be one of three partners of Chain Reaction. We work in a creative and person-centred way to support older people to live independently in the community. This includes one-to-one personalised support and connecting people to their community, to others, and to a network of natural support.

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World Mental Health Day 2021

The injustice of health inequalities ‘Health inequality’ means that people often don’t experience the same access to help and support with their mental health. This is often because they are also living…

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Social Prescribing Link Worker Day 2021

Today is the third annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Day! This year’s theme focuses on the role that Social Prescribing Link Workers play in creatively disrupting inequalities and powering-up integrated care.

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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

This is Dyslexia Awareness Week! The theme for 2021 is ‘Invisible Dyslexia’, as people who have dyslexia often feel as though their struggles are unseen.

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Kind Mind Community

Mental Health Concern is proud to lead Kind Mind Community, which offers free, recovery-focused courses and activities designed to help people manage their mental health and improve their wellbeing.

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