Five Factors That Impact the Costs of Elderly Care

According to a survey by Laing and Buisson in 2016, approximately 16% of all people aged over 85 require full time elderly care in skilled care homes across, like Flixton

The Four Pillars of Comfort for Patients Suffering With Dementia

Manchester nursing home for dementia residents   Comfort is one of the core psychological feelings essential to maintaining sound emotional health. Regardless of age, being blessed with a life rich

What to Expect On Your First Day in a Care Home

Anyone’s first day in a new environment can be jarring. Just looking around, trying to acclimate to new surroundings can be difficult. Arguably, we feel this trepidation most on the

Heatwaves and Elderly Care

We all remember last summer. Prolonged warm weather saw most of the UK bask in one of the hottest summers of recent memory. Public parks were flooded with sun-seekers topping

Flixton Manor Now Has an On-Site Lifepak CR Plus Defibrillator

Big news! Flixton Manor now has an on-site Lifepak CR Plus Defibrillator   As a Manchester nursing home dedicated to providing our residents with optimal care in all situations, our

Make this Easter One to Remember – Join Us for Our Easter Fun Day

Whether you observe the religious significance of the Easter holiday, or have little ones who are excited at the prospect of tearing round the garden and hunting for eggs, Easter

What Signs of Stress Should You Be Looking Out for in Seniors

It doesn’t matter how old you are, no one is immune from stress. From our earliest age to when we’ve accumulated decades of experience walking this path that we all

Come and Join Us for a Mother’s Day Celebration You Won’t Want to Miss!

Mother’s Day comes but once a year. Traditionally a day of treating mum to breakfast in bed, of cards and chocolates, of well behaved children and family togetherness, the day

How You Can Make the Next Holiday Season Enjoyable for Seniors

For many of us, December is a lonely time of year. Seniors can feel the pinch of loneliness more than most come the festive season. Indeed, according to figures from

Flixton Manor Receives Glowing Report from Care Quality Commission

Flixton Manor is proud to have received glowing commendation from Care Quality Commission. This is further testament to the dedication of our staff and how all of us here at

Three Fun and Engaging Activities to Do with a Loved on a Visit to a Care Home

When you have a loved one living in a residential care, it’s important to stay connected with them. Oftentimes, your visits are the highlight of their week. A bright, cheery

Spring Has Almost Sprung! Here’s Four Activities to Help the Elderly Enjoy the Season

Spring is just around the corner. It’s time to wave goodbye to frigid temperatures, long dark evenings, being cooped up indoors – and boredom! Warmer weather can lift dark moods