The last six months have undoubtedly been isolating and distressing for care companies across the UK.
Despite the difficulty of navigating the coronavirus crisis, management and staff have stepped up to keep service users, residents (and themselves) safe, entertained and connected with those they love.
Although there have been dark days, there have also been moments of positivity that have helped homes to get through. From socially distanced exercise classes, to baking via Zoom and even a 70s themed dress up party, these little acts of care and kindness have cultivated a sense of connection in homes.
Here are six positive stories (including ourselves) from care providers which raised a smile with us during these unprecedented times…