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Happy despite these strange times

The residents at St Anne's Nursing Home received some cards from 2 little children who wanted to make them feel special. Melissa and Drew, 4 and 2, wrote cards for each and every resident as they wanted to make sure that they remained happy despite these strange...

Mexican Day – Arriba

Here is a story from Stour Road Care Home prior to the pandemic. In March the team at Stour Road Care Home put together a Mexican themed day for the residents to enjoy. In the lead up to the day, residents made decorations and rice shakers. Mexican day started with...

St Anne’s in the Sunshine

We would like to share with you some stories prior to the current COVID-19 outbreak. At the beginning of March our sister home, Stour Road Care Home, kindly invited us to visit the alpacas on their Mexican themed day. Lisa, one of our care team, kindly made this...

Celebrating Christmas and Investing in Activities at St Anne’s Nursing Home

Here at St Anne's Nursing Home, situated in a quiet residential area of Southbourne, we have had a fabulous Christmas and New Year period. At Christmas we celebrated with Christmas Carols and a festive meal for all our residents, families and team. Throughout 2020 we...

Chinese New Year

Last month we celebrated Chinese New Year, with various activities taking place in the lead up to the day. Activities included Chinese writing, making traditional Chinese coolie hats, coloring dragons and rats and making Chinese lanterns. Both the residents and staff...

Royalty at Stour Road Care Home

Kyla, one of the team, was kind enough to bring in Nagini the Royal Python into the home. The residents were asked if they were comfortable with her prior to bringing her out and we were really pleased that all residents wanted to see her, some were even brave enough...

Happy despite these strange times

The residents at St Anne's Nursing Home received some cards from 2 little children who wanted to make them feel special. Melissa and Drew, 4 and 2, wrote cards for each and every resident as they wanted to make sure that they remained happy despite these strange...

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Mexican Day – Arriba

Mexican Day – Arriba

Here is a story from Stour Road Care Home prior to the pandemic. In March the team at Stour Road Care Home put together a Mexican themed day for the residents to enjoy. In the lead up to the day, residents made decorations and rice shakers. Mexican day started with...

read more
St Anne’s in the Sunshine

St Anne’s in the Sunshine

We would like to share with you some stories prior to the current COVID-19 outbreak. At the beginning of March our sister home, Stour Road Care Home, kindly invited us to visit the alpacas on their Mexican themed day. Lisa, one of our care team, kindly made this...

read more
Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Last month we celebrated Chinese New Year, with various activities taking place in the lead up to the day. Activities included Chinese writing, making traditional Chinese coolie hats, coloring dragons and rats and making Chinese lanterns. Both the residents and staff...

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Royalty at Stour Road Care Home

Royalty at Stour Road Care Home

Kyla, one of the team, was kind enough to bring in Nagini the Royal Python into the home. The residents were asked if they were comfortable with her prior to bringing her out and we were really pleased that all residents wanted to see her, some were even brave enough...

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Our year in review 2019

Our year in review 2019

2019 has been a big year for the WCN Care Group. Stour Road Care Home became part of the family and St Anne's Nursing Home grew from strength to strength. We have produced an infographic to highlight some of the things that we think describe what we have done in 2019

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RGN Night Nurse

RGN Night Nurse

St Anne's Nursing Home has a small cohesive team providing excellent care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale. Why not come and be part of this team? We are looking for a Registered Nurse RGN for 24 to 48 hours a week of night work. The rate is...

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Night Nurse and Night HCA

Night Nurse and Night HCA

We are looking for a night Nurse and night Carer to join our small cohesive team, providing excellent care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale. We are offering a Christmas New Joiner Bonus for both roles, more details on the job advert. 17 bed...

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Summer Party

Summer Party

St Anne's hosted its annual summer party in mid July. The event was well attended with residents, families, friends and staff attending, both young and old. This year we had bike rides for the more able residents around Christchurch and to the coast. There was food...

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Registered Nurse – RGN – Full Time

Registered Nurse – RGN – Full Time

We are looking for a Registered Nurse RGN to join our small cohesive team from July, providing excellent care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale. 17 bed Nursing Home – really know your residents and have time to provide excellent compassionate...

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WCN Care acquires Stour Road Care Home

WCN Care acquires Stour Road Care Home

WCN Care has acquired Stour Road Care Home from Reside Care Homes Limited and the Hadland Care Group Limited. We aim to continue to be passionate about the provision of excellent nursing and residential care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale....

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Reasonable Adjustments

Reasonable Adjustments

Everyone comes with different needs.  Here at St Anne's we try our best to make reasonable adjustments for all of our residents so that they feel like they are in a home from home. One of our care team has recently produce a list of common phrases for a Spanish...

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External Reviews supporting Excellent Care

External Reviews supporting Excellent Care

We are always happy to receive feedback, good or bad, on the care that we provide to residents at St Anne's Nursing Home. Our recent feedback really touched the hearts of all the staff at St Anne's. Here is an excerpt from the feedback from Carehome.co.uk My mum was...

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Activity Drive

Activity Drive

It has been a cold couple of months but that has not stopped the team at St Anne's Nursing Home from putting in extra efforts to increase the number of activities that we offer for residents. "It is important that older people in care homes have the opportunity to...

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Promoting Independence

Promoting Independence

At St Anne's we realise that leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia. As the Alzheimers Society states, we believe that with our residents in mind, physical activity plays an important part of the...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

It has been a fabulous Christmas period here at St Anne's. After Christmas Carols we then had a wonderful Christmas meal with relatives and friends. We are aware that Christmas, whilst a joyful time, can be lonely and distressing for those without close ones, or who...

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Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

We had the pleasure of hosting Christmas Carols at St Anne's recently. Volunteers from Our Lady Queen of Peace Church kindly came and sang carols with the residents, families, friends and staff at St Anne's. They sang throughout the home so that everyone could hear...

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St Anne’s Remembers “The Fallen”

St Anne’s Remembers “The Fallen”

They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary...

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Residents and Family Meeting

Residents and Family Meeting

Residents and Family Meeting In early September there was a residents and family meeting to encourage discussion and feedback. It was well attended and allowed residents, and those close to them, to ask questions and feedback on the care given.  In summary the...

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St Anne’s has a 5 Star Rating

St Anne’s has a 5 Star Rating

It is great to see that over the past 6 months we have managed to continue the great work at St Anne's. St Anne's Nursing Home is ranked in top 15 care homes in Bournemouth on Carehome.co.uk, and is the TOP non-sponsored listing. Well done to Jo and to all the team....

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Listening to Ensure Patient Centred Care

Listening to Ensure Patient Centred Care

We love feedback at St Anne's, good or bad. This month we heard from a relative of one of our residents. They wrote about us on carehome.co.uk and left us this feedback: My father has been a resident of St Anne's since January 2014. As a family, we are very glad that...

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The Generation Game

The Generation Game

Phyllis is one of our newer residents having moved into St Anne's recently. After breakfast, Jo asked Phyllis about her experience of St Anne's. Phyllis moved into St Anne's after a recent illness affected her mobility. She feels that it would have been difficult for...

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Summer Garden Party

The residents, families, carers and staff at St Anne's Nursing Home had a Summer Garden Party the first weekend of August. Basking in the beautiful summer weather that was on offer everyone mingled together in a friendly, warm and accommodating environment. Jo Cole,...

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Registered Nurse Vacancy

Registered Nurse Vacancy

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our small cohesive team providing excellent care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale. 17 bed Nursing Home – really know your residents and have time to provide excellent compassionate care. Loyal...

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Upgrading St Anne’s

Upgrading St Anne’s

The team at St Anne's has been working hard to update the facilities so we can support our guiding goals of providing excellent care in a environment homely in scale. The signage at the front of St Anne's has been updated, in order to standardise our branding across...

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Innovating in Care Homes

Innovating in Care Homes

Here at WCN Care we are using digital management systems to try and improve team working and task delegation more effective and efficient, freeing up time to spend with our residents. Our current trial is with Trello, a management board, used mainly by agile...

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