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Care HomeCommunity
May 19, 2022

10 top tips for dignified mealtimes for someone living with dementia

10 top tips for dignified mealtimes for someone living with dementia  Oomph Wellness in partnership with Kate Thubron, Mindful Care Consultancy Set the scene Dining rooms should be inviting, welcoming…
Care HomeCommunity
May 17, 2022

10 top tips for better communication with a person living with dementia

10 top tips for better communication with a person living with dementia Oomph Wellness in partnership with Kate Thubron, Mindful Care Consultancy Positive approach Before you speak, make sure the…
Care HomeCommunity
May 16, 2022

10 top tips to help a person living with dementia in distress

10 top tips to help a person living with dementia in distress Oomph Wellness in partnership with Kate Thubron, Mindful Care Consultancy Know the person Find out about the person’s…
Care HomeCommunity
May 10, 2022

Is a cup of tea always the answer?

Is a cup of tea always the answer? Authored by Kate Thubron - Mindful care consultancy in Partnership with Oomph Wellness. In support of Dementia Awareness Week, it is said…
Care HomeCommunity
April 28, 2022

Oomph Wellness partner with Kate Thubron, an Award winning Dementia Care Expert and trained Occupational Therapist…

Oomph Wellness partner with Kate Thubron, an Award winning Dementia Care Expert and trained Occupational Therapist… Oomph are delighted to partner with Kate bringing even more specialist expertise to assist…
Care HomeCommunity
April 26, 2022

L&M Healthcare teams up with Oomph! to help residents engage in person-centred exercise and activities…

L&M Healthcare teams up with Oomph! to help residents engage in person-centred exercise and activities… The award-winning social enterprise Oomph! are providing fun-filled training and support to six L&M Healthcare…
Care HomeCommunity
April 12, 2022

Vindico Becomes Official Tech Partner of Oomph Wellness!

Vindico Becomes Official Tech Partner of Oomph Wellness!  Oomph! is pleased to announce our latest tech partnership with Vindico Oomph!’s latest tech partnership will see us collaborate with Vindico to…
Care HomeCommunity
March 10, 2022

From Qigong to Bollywood: Care Services Getting Active with New Wellbeing Initiative

Two organisations have partnered up with award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to provide care services with a huge variety of exercise resources. This aims to keep service users fit and healthy,…
Care HomeCommunity
February 23, 2022

Barchester Healthcare teams up with Oomph! to help residents live life to the fullest

Barchester Healthcare is partnering with award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to engage residents and staff in a holistic world of wellbeing. The 248 homes and hospitals that are part of the…
Care HomeCommunity
January 11, 2022

New Oomph! Partnership Announced to Boost Care Sector Employee Wellbeing

Challenges of the Covid-19 Pandemic have had a huge impact on the wellbeing of care sector employees, who have been on the front line of the crisis, working tirelessly in…
Older adult resident using deviceCare Home
December 14, 2021

Care home residents dancing, singing and crafting their way to happiness with new Mariposa Care Group partnership

Mariposa Care Group is partnering with award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to engage residents and staff in a holistic world of wellbeing. Mariposa Care Group Ltd comprises of 8 older adult…
Older adult in care home enjoys activityCare Home
December 7, 2021

Balhousie Care Group partners with Oomph! to boost its activities programme

Leading Scottish care provider Balhousie Care Group is partnering with Oomph! to give residents an even wider range of activities. Perth-based Balhousie, which prides itself on meaningful, person-centred activities, has…
Care HomeCommunity
July 5, 2021

Oomph!’s Care Home Olympics, Encouraging Healthy Competition Across The Care Sector

Following the huge success of the 2020 Oomph! Olympics, from the 1st August to the 31st August, Oomph! is running another care home “Oomph! Olympics” and we're looking for enthusiastic…
Care HomeCommunity
May 10, 2021

Oomph! On Demand Partners with Mindfulness Expert to “Find Your Calm”

Mindfulness expert, Find Your Calm, is partnering up with Oomph! On Demand to provide a series of mindfulness & meditation videos that teach various calming techniques - from dealing with…
Care HomeCommunity
April 12, 2021

Give It Some Welly! New Competition Encourages Care Homes To Get Creative With Nature

Care homes across the UK will be repurposing everything from old welly boots to the kitchen sink, thanks to a brand new competition designed to make nature both fun and…
Care HomeCommunity
April 7, 2021

Virtual Wellbeing Platform Huge Hit With Care Sector, Benefitting Thousands of Older Adults

The outbreak of COVID-19 has rapidly changed the dynamic of how we live our lives, meaning many sectors – including the care sector - have been required to adapt. Technology…
Care Home
February 22, 2021

HCMS Partners With Oomph! On Demand Platform To Support Wellbeing In Care Homes

Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) has partnered with Oomph! On Demand to enhance the activities offering across all its care homes and inspire the activity teams during the difficult lockdown periods.…
Care Home
February 8, 2021

Drone Pilot on board bringing mesmerising footage to digital platform for care providers

We are delighted to welcome Life In Transit Photography to Oomph! On Demand, with owner, Steven Harrowing, providing stunning virtual tours using his drone and Go-Pro. With extensive experience in…
Care Home
February 3, 2021

Care Home Residents Nicknamed “The Troublemakers” Form Close Bond Thanks To Regular Exercise And Activity Sessions

We have recently launched Oomph! On Demand, a one-stop-shop for care home activities. Residents across the UK have been enjoying all of the activity and exercise resources available on the…
Care Home
February 3, 2021

It’s Never Too Late To Learn Something New – Oomph! Partners With Lingo Flamingo To Make Languages Accessible

Oomph! are excited to be partnering with Lingo Flamingo, an expert language organisation, to provide language activities on our new digital Oomph! On Demand service. Older adults across the UK…
Care Home
December 10, 2020

Oomph! and Majesticare form ‘On Demand’ Wellbeing Partnership

Oomph! is partnering with Majesticare, one of the UK’s leading luxury Care Groups, to engage residents and staff from 5 of their homes in a holistic world of wellbeing. Majesticare…
Care Home
December 7, 2020

‘Together With Music’ Aims To Lift Winter Spirits Through Intergenerational Connections And The Sharing Of Music

Oomph! are proud to be a supporting partner of a brand new intergenerational initiative. Care England, in partnership with Intergenerational Music Making, are launching Together with Music - a new…
Older adult resident using deviceCare Home
November 27, 2020

Rock around the clock: new on-demand service to get care home residents stretching, singing and socialising

Exercise classes and activities are to be beamed into care homes through new Oomph! On Demand service, tackling lockdown loneliness and inactivity. Sport England, Arthritis Action and Boccia England are…
Care Home
October 27, 2020

Care Homes Wow With “Hot Wheels” Falls Prevention Initiative

From Christmas themed walking aids to Harley Davidson frames, Forest Healthcare homes across the UK have been taking part in a fantastic falls prevention challenge. The initiative, supported by Oomph!,…
Care HomeCommunity
September 15, 2020

How To Dance Your Way To Better Wellbeing

”The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever.” Jack McKechnie, our expert Lead Wellbeing Coordinator, talks us through the five steps…
Care HomeCommunity
September 11, 2020

A Quick And Easy Introduction To Line Dancing

Line dancing is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which people dance in lines or rows, all at the same time. It is said to have…
Care Home
August 19, 2020

The Benefits of Dance For People Living With Dementia

Dance is seen as a viable therapy for those living with dementia because it combines physical and cognitive stimulation, which could maximize impact on neuropathy and cognition. Jack McKechnie, our…
Care Home
August 12, 2020

Top Tips For Developing A Painting – Part 3: Adding Detail

In this three part special, we give top tips for beginners to pick up their paintbrushes - no matter what their ability. Now we've covered the foundations of sketching here,…
Care Home
August 5, 2020

Top Tips For Developing A Painting – Part 2: Starting To Paint

In this three part special, we give top tips for beginners to pick up their paintbrushes - no matter what their ability. Now we've covered the foundations of sketching here,…
Care Home
July 29, 2020

Top Tips For Developing A Painting – Part 1: Sketching

In this three part special, we give top tips for beginners to pick up their paintbrushes - no matter what their ability. We start the series with our top tips…
Care Home
July 22, 2020

Oomph! Create Series: Scrapbooking How-To

The third topic in our Create mini-series is: Scrapbooking. Scrapbooking is a great activity for expressing your creativity, and a fantastic way to showcase the exciting things you've been up…
Care Home
July 14, 2020

Oomph! Create Series: Creating Collages

The second topic in our Create mini-series is: Creating Collages. Edgar Degas said “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see”. A "collage" describes both the…
Care Home
July 8, 2020

Oomph! Create Series: See What You Say

The first topic in our Create mini-series is: See What You Say. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Every artist was first an amateur”. Creative activities provide opportunities for everyone, regardless of…
Care Home
July 6, 2020

Top Tips For Older Adults Starting To Exercise

The popularity of home workouts has increased exponentially with the Covid-19 pandemic - keeping fit and healthy is vital for mental and physical wellbeing, especially at a time when we’re…
Care Home
July 2, 2020

Care home residents focusing on the positives with new way to stay connected with loved ones…

Residents of care homes across the UK have been using a template that aims to connect them with their loved ones. As visitors are currently unable to go into care…
Care Home
June 29, 2020

Kicking off the Care Home Oomph-lympics

Would you expect to see synchronised swimming in a care home? How about golf? The Olympic Games might be postponed until 2021, but that won’t stop residents across the UK…
Care Home
June 24, 2020

Oomph! Relax Series: Mindfulness

The third topic in our Relax mini-series is: Mindfulness. In Eastern Philosophy a strong ‘chi’ makes you alive, alert, and present in your mind, body and soul. A weak chi…
Care Home
June 17, 2020

Oomph! Relax Series: Breathing

The second topic in our Relax mini-series is: Breathing. Within Eastern Philosophy and practice, the breath is viewed as our life force - if we didn’t breathe, we wouldn’t be…
Care Home
June 10, 2020

Oomph! Relax Series: Morning Pages

During unprecedented times, Oomph! are keen to support with stimulating and varied content for older adults. As part of this, we are releasing resources based on our Oomph! skills workshops.…
Care Home
June 3, 2020

Oomph! Culture Series: Bring Exhibitions to Life

During unprecedented times, Oomph! are keen to support with stimulating and varied content for older adults. As part of this, we are releasing resources based on our Oomph! skills workshops.…
Care Home
May 27, 2020

Oomph! Culture Series: One Word Stories

During unprecedented times, Oomph! are keen to support with stimulating and varied content for older adults. As part of this, we are releasing resources based on our Oomph! skills workshops.…
Care Home
May 20, 2020

Oomph! Culture Series: How To Write Your Own Limericks

During unprecedented times, Oomph! are keen to support with stimulating and varied content for older adults. As part of this, we are releasing resources based on our Oomph! skills workshops.…