Care home filmed for educational programme

Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Staff and residents at an Oxfordshire care home have starring roles in a film, which aims to educate GCSE students about working in Health and Social Care.

Westgate House in Wallingford, one of The Orders of St John Care Trust’s (OSJCT) 73 care homes, is the focus of an educational series on care, due to be broadcast on Teacher’s TV (Sky 880, Freesat 650 and Freview 88).

It can also be viewed on the Teacher’s TV website at

The series of programmes, entitled ‘Handle with Care – Health and Social Care’ offers students an insight into the roles of people working in the health and social care sector.

 The 30-minute film features interviews with employees and residents at Westgate House, including Manager Stella McNeill, who discusses the different kinds of personal, social and spiritual care offered at Westgate House.


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