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Convalescence: A Lost Resource?
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Convalescence: A Lost Resource?

        Convalescence is the practice of removing you from your normal domestic and working life to focus solely on recovery – replenishing your energy and health. Convalescence used to be an integral part of all medical treatment. In Victorian England, it was ideal for many recovering patients to spend a few weeks...

Nursing Homes: Expectation vs Reality
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Nursing Homes: Expectation vs Reality

a blog post by Sally Bossom. Years ago, my mother was a Deputy Matron at a nursing home where my grandmother resided, allowing her to keep an eye on the care she received. I was a regular visitor with my three young children, and to them, it was a large play area full of smiling residents...

The 1066 Business Awards
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The 1066 Business Awards

We are proud to announce that The Laurels Nursing Home (Hastings) Limited are the proud winners of the Judges Special Recognition Award at The 1066 Business Awards 2016. The 1066 Business Awards celebrate business excellence within the Hastings and Rother region.

The Gold Standards Framework
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The Gold Standards Framework

The Laurels have enrolled 3 senior members of staff in the GSF Care Homes Programme. Our aim is to enhance the confidence and competence of t he staff and we will then roll this out across the whole team.  We aim to achieve excellence in end of life care. If you would like to know more...

Local Nursing Home Owner Tackles “The Three Peaks Challenge”
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Local Nursing Home Owner Tackles “The Three Peaks Challenge”

The Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland; Scafell Pike, Snowdon and Ben Nevis, within 24 hours. Jas Thind joint owner of The Laurels Nursing Home, Old London Road, Hastings, was determined to complete the challenge last week despite perilous conditions at Scafell Pike. The 2nd climb, Scafell...

Download our new Residents’ Handbook!
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Download our new Residents’ Handbook!

Our brand new Resident’s Handbook is now ready and available to download! CONTENTS: About Us Welcome by Matron Our Staff and Organisation Visitors Facilities and Services Statement of Purpose Resident’s Plan of Care Resident’s Charter Advocacy Complaints Policy Equal Opportunities Policy Meal Times Fire Precautions CLICK TO DOWNLOAD