Happy Days - KingfisherEntering the Kingfisher Care Home in Cleveleys is a bit like being cocooned in a warm blanket. I’ve been in several such places over the years, visiting elderly friends and relatives, but this was a real home from home. Installed in the hallway between lounges, waiting to take photographs, I watched as friendly staff moved around, chatting to residents and ensuring they were comfortable. All was very calm and peaceful.

I was there to meet Lindsay Wylie, the owner, and Gillian Hesketh, owner and director of Happy Days Publishing. Part of Gillian’s business is to supply various packs for dementia patients. These include memory boxes of articles that the residents would have used in the past: aids to memory and reminiscing.

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