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The risk of sepsis in older age

As we age, our bodies undergo numerous changes, making us more vulnerable to various health challenges. One such threat is sepsis, a severe medical condition that occurs when the body's response to an infection triggers a chain reaction, leading to widespread inflammation throughout the body. This condition can be life threatening, especially for older people due to weakened immune systems and age-related health issues.

The Magic of Pet Therapy at Four Seasons Health Care: A Paw-sitive Impact!

At brighterkind, we're more than just a care home group. We're a community woven together in the shared goal of making life for our resident’s lives as happy and fulfilling as possible. One way we're achieving this through the delivery of Pet Therapy as part of our Magic Moments activities programme.

Creating a 'bee-kind' habitat

At this time of year these clever creatures are already looking for food and shelter to make a home for the coming months. Join us in helping our buzzy friends by creating the perfect bee hotel.

Not to be underestimated, bumble bees have one of the most important jobs in our eco system – pollinating vast numbers of flowers and crops for the benefit of their fellow animals and us humans too. In fact, without their services, many of our wildflowers and crops such as beans, peas, raspberries and tomatoes would struggle to reproduce.

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’.