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brighterkind receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2020

brighterkind has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award for its outstanding customer care and support for residents and their families during the early transition period into a care home. The award is an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.

Top Tips [3]: Tips for encouraging all-round wellbeing

What contributes to good mental health as we age

It's no secret that mental health can sadly deteriorate as we age, this could be from a variety of factors ranging from decline in physical health, social life or a lack of sense of purpose. This Mental Health Awareness Day, we take a look at some of the ways we make every effort to keep our residents loving every day at brighterkind.



- How to improve mental health with physical activity 

- How friends, both new and old contribute to our well-being 

brighterkind Wins Employee Engagement of the Year at Personnel Today Awards 2019

brighterkind wins Employee Engagement of the Year award at Personnel Today Awards.

The award recognises brighterkind’s efforts in employee engagement and implementing positive change throughout the business.

brighterkind has built an extensive Learning and Development team and positive culture. This began with the recruitment of more than 300 volunteers across all of its care homes, self-titled ‘Pacesetters’, who deliver values-based cultural messages and create fun at work.

Mulled wine recipe

Christmas mulled wine recipe is a warming celebration of traditional festive spices and tastes like Christmas in a glass

• 750ml bottle red wine
• 1 large cinnamon stick,
or 2 small ones
• 2 star anise
• 4 cloves
• 2 strips lemon zest,
pared using a vegetable peeler
• 4 tbsp caster sugar
• 100ml sloe gin


Why not make your own Christmas place setting

Join brighterkind residents in getting creative this Christmas

What’s the best thing about wintertime? We think it’s the Christmas party season!  

And sometimes what really makes Christmas a unique experience is the little things… like your very own Christmas table settings. Going the extra mile to make these special can really make a difference on Christmas Day, and make everything seem just that bit more magical!

Christmas dinner at brighterkind

In the UK 1 million people over 65 are lonely. Three out of four don’t know where to turn to for support. This Christmas, let’s make a difference together.

With your help, we can reduce social isolation and bring a little cheer to an older person in your area. brighterkind care homes around the UK are hosting Christmas events in the run up to
the big day.

If you know someone who could benefit from spending a little time with a group of like minded people, please get in touch or pop in to visit your local brighterkind care home to find out what’s going on.

A Christmas Message

Welcome to A Christmas Message for 2019

During the festive season, brighterkind residents across the UK will be treated to seasonal activities and events as our care homes fill with the magic and joy of Christmas. Every one of our care homes enjoys a busy and exciting calendar of events, including festive trips, pantomime, carol concerts, craft activities and Christmas parties.