The Pitstop is just the latest nostalgic project created by staff to give residents spaces to reminisce and spend time with friends and family

For the first half of my career, working in a range of jobs across retail and manufacturing, I could not have imagined that my life’s work would turn out to be in dementia care. Everything changed when my husband became terminally ill in 2005, and I left my job to become his full-time carer.

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Our next addition will be a purpose-built pub, in memory of a much-loved resident

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