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Read our blog posts below to find out more about Brighterkind, discover what’s going on at our care homes, and read our expert care home advice for residents and relatives.

The Benefits of a Glass of Whisky

In celebration of World Whisky Day, we thought we would touch on what a drink with friends can provide. At any age, companionship is an important part of staying healthy and happy and has a positive impact on our mental health, but this is especially so in later years when your mobility may be limited and there isn’t the same opportunity to ‘go out’.

The love story behind the Wheaton Aston Court Care Home Christmas film

It was a cold and frosty November day in 1953 when Wilfred and Sheila Wilkes got married. They first met at a dance at the local Village Hall in Stafford where they both grew up, although Wilfred said that he had seen Sheila around town and quite ‘liked the look of her’ beforehand. As they stepped onto the dance floor they knew straight away that they’d found ‘the one’.