Lives remembered: telling thre stories of older people
A book, based on the memories of residents in Stamford Bridge Beaumont care home and written by University of York nursing students, has been launched at a special celebration event.
The anthology was produced by the University as part of an undergraduate nursing module called ‘Understanding the experiences of older people through storytelling’, run by its Department of Health Sciences.
The book highlights the memories of the care home’s residents gathered by the student nurses during visits to Stamford Bridge Beaumont. It also represents a collaboration between the care home and university. The joint project is having a positive impact on trainee nurses and the residents they care for, as well as staff at the home which is run by Barchester Healthcare.
The home’s general manager, Sue Cartwright, said: “The Lives Remembered project has been a fantastic opportunity for our residents to share their stories and be part of an innovative approach to nurse training. It’s also a great fit with Barchester’s person-centred care approach, which makes sure our staff know and respect the people th