Grief and Dementia

As human beings, grief is how we respond to a significant loss in our lives. It is a deeply painful experience to go through, and the agonizing feelings grief rouses... Read more

A Little Bit of Magic Gifted to Two South Wales Care Homes

The Gwent Regional Partnership Board recently signed up for The Happiness Programme and paid for 100 Magic Tables to be sent to care homes across Wales. The programme offers the... Read more

#EvolveBBB: Inclusion

In June, Evolve’s Care Academy invited team members back into the training room to experience the third course of their 2022 build back better programme, #EvolveBBB. The first #EvolveBBB course... Read more

#EvolveBBB: Identity

    Since 2015, the team at Evolve Care Group, (which Thistle Court is a part of) have dedicated themselves to investing time and money into their people. Wanting to... Read more

#EvolveBBB: Culture

As part of Evolve Care Group, our culture at Thistle Court Care Home can be identified in our commitment to creating a continuation of home rather than an institution. We... Read more

Reflecting on LGBT+ History Month: Creating Inclusive Spaces

2022 marks half a century since the first Pride march in 1972 that took place in London. In the time that has passed since, activists have protested their rights to... Read more

Breaking the Bias with Sheila Johnson

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate the exceptional strengths and endurance of women throughout years of gender inequality, and their remarkable achievements despite what they are up against.... Read more

The Importance of Mentoring with Helen Barr

Throughout January, we have been exploring how mentorship holds the power to shape us into the people we become in both our personal and professional lives. This led us into... Read more

The Concept of Identity

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today we’re honoring it by looking at the concept of identity and what this means to people living with a Dementia. Developmental psychologist, Erik... Read more

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