Rachel & the Thistle Court Creatives

Thistle Court's Artist Rachel Davies has been a member of the team at Thistle Court for over 15 years. While some may consider that to make her ‘part of the... Read more

Joyce Hague: Our Nurse of Principle

Our Nurse of Principle If the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted one thing, it is the significant need we have as a society for nursing professionals. Thistle Court Care Home in... Read more

Supported & Guided: Whoever, Wherever and Whenever

National Mentoring Month The past ten months have seen us challenged in ways that we never could have ever imagined. Along with the rest of the country, we have been... Read more

Always a Choice at Thistle Court Care Home

What is life without choice? We all make choices every day that enrich our lives. What shall I watch on the TV? What shoes shall I wear? What colour shall... Read more

World Alzheimer’s Month: Snowdon Climb Fundraiser

The central support team for Thistle Court Care Home, Cwmbran have raised £1500 climbing the tallest peak in England and Wales in aid of Alzheimer’s awareness. The team who are... Read more

World Alzheimer’s Day: Let’s talk about Loneliness

The 21st of September is World Alzheimer’s Day, and the 2020 theme is, ‘Let’s talk about Dementia.’ Research has shown that people who live with a dementia are at a... Read more

Britain’s Got Talent star Sirine Jahangir sends special thank you message to Thistle Court Care Home

Sirine Jahangir, a fourteen-year-old singing sensation has sent her well wishes to everyone at Thistle Court Care Home in Cwmbran. The vocalist, who rose to fame performing on the show... Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: An Anxious Perspective

I’m not good enough. Why did I do that? I’m wasting your time. What I’ve done is rubbish. I’ve done it wrong. They don’t believe me. Why did I say... Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Wellbeing at Thistle Court Care Home

Promoting wellbeing and happiness in our home has always been at the heart of Thistle Court. This Mental Health Awareness Week we are highlighting the importance of focusing on the... Read more

Karen Tidy – Carer of People, Rhymer of Words

October 3rd was the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day and the theme of this year’s literacy celebration was ‘Truth.’ Karen Tidy, a Senior Governance Nurse who supports Thistle Court... Read more