A Meaningful Life
Latest articles and thoughts from Meaningful Care Matters
Every Ending is a New Beginning
I was recently speaking to a dear friend who is also a care home manager. She was explaining the impact of COVID on her team.
The power of story in indigenous cultures – what can we learn?
As a child, my beloved grandmother told me lots of stories. As she was a New Zealander, this included lots of references to Maori culture.
Stories to cherish and stories to change
“Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it,
Life: A series of stories
Life: a series of stories. It took me a while to realise, when providing carers with a chart of Geoff’s needs and preferences, that what
Time to be a Queen – Storytelling with people living with dementia
Much has been written about the power of telling and sharing stories across cultures both to entertain and sometimes to educate with key moral messages.
Care Homes Fit for Heroes? This means meeting people’s emotional needs first.
Shortly after World War One, whilst the Spanish Flu pandemic was in full effect, the First Housing Act in the United Kingdom was introduced following