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Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

Residents at The Royal Star & Garter Homes recently welcomed RAF servicemen and women when they recently visited the Surbiton Home. Residents were delighted to welcome the Training Staff, Aircraftmen and Women currently stationed at RAF Halton to share an afternoon participating in various activities. After a tour of the Home, they joined in with […]

13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

A Sanctuary Care home in Hatfield transformed itself into a scene of a well-known pantomime this Christmas time. Complete with beautiful bright costumes and props, the team at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home in Tamblin Way dazzled the audience with their very own rendition of Little Red Riding Hood. Dressed as the Big Bad Wolf, […]

6th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Belper care home residents have a ball at Cinderella Pantomime

Belper care home residents have a ball at Cinderella Pantomime

A group of care home staff have performed a pantomime for their residents in spirit of the festive season, with everything from the script to the costumes being created by the carers.   Spencer Grove, part of the Milford Care Group, hosted Cinderella’s Christmas Pantomime on December 14. The pantomime had two separate showings, one on […]

5th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Oxfordshire care home transformed into a Disney wonderland

Oxfordshire care home transformed into a Disney wonderland

Rosebank Care Home celebrated the birthday of Mickey Mouse in true Disney style as they opened their magical doors to family, friends and the community.   Guests, staff and residents donned their favourite Disney costumes and enjoyed a fairytale inspired tea party, with a castle cake centerpiece, in the surroundings of the beautifully transformed care […]

22nd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Bonfire fireworks and bubbly for care home residents!

Bonfire fireworks and bubbly for care home residents!

Residents and staff at a Lytham St Annes rest home enjoyed an early start to the Halloween and Bonfire Night Celebrations. The event which took place at The Moorings was aimed at bringing together family members and friends. It was a huge success. Director Pete Wood explained, “Many of our residents have grandchildren and even great […]

3rd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Dementia care services enriched by ‘Activity Lifestyle Facilitators’

Dementia care services enriched by ‘Activity Lifestyle Facilitators’

By Gillian Hesketh MA of Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Nostalgic Design comments: There was an atmosphere in the room. Not the grey murmur of voices prior to a training day packed with power point presentations, overhead projectors, flip charts and text heavy handouts. No, the atmosphere was bright and lively, busy with chatter and […]

3rd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Great British Bake Off inspires residents at Canterbury care home

Great British Bake Off inspires residents at Canterbury care home

The smell of freshly baked treats filled the corridors of the Canterbury care home, as the residents turned their hand to making a delicious batch of pasties.   Guests at the Craddock Road care home were welcomed with the scent of freshly baked pasties last week, when residents decided to bake a batch of tasty […]

26th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Whitley Bay school children and care home residents team up for knitting group

Whitley Bay school children and care home residents team up for knitting group

A Whitley Bay-based primary school and care home have teamed up for a knit and natter group to encourage bonding and skill sharing between the different generations. Children from South Wellfield School have been taking weekly trips to nearby Earsdon Grange, a residential care home for the elderly which also provides specialist care for people […]

12th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

A Choppington care home has launched a unique dining experience for its residents, in a bid to combat loneliness and encourage social interaction.    Bridge View care home, on Ashington Drive, which is operated by care home provider Akari Care, has opened a ‘Listening Post Café’. The home has also welcomed Rita Clark as its […]

29th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

Care home residents in Wrexham enjoyed a right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Sandwiches, iced drinks and lashings of ice creams were on the menu for residents of Pendine Park’s Gwern Alyn and Hillbury House care homes for the special afternoon party. Professional entertainer Max Chard entertained residents with swing and […]

10th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Theatre brought to specialist nursing home to engage those living with dementia

Theatre brought to specialist nursing home to engage those living with dementia

A one-woman musical comedy act has been entertaining and engaging those with dementia at one of Gwalia Care and Support’s nursing homes in Carmarthenshire.   The Frantic Theatre’s New Time Music Hall took residents at Gwalia Mynydd Mawr, run by Gwalia Care and Support, part of the Pobl Group, on a trip down memory lane. […]

26th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Music and magic as local care home opens its doors to local community

Music and magic as local care home opens its doors to local community

Buxton Lodge Care Home in Caterham on the Hill, opened its doors to the local community last weekend, inviting friends, family and neighbours to join them at their open day.   Guests were given the opportunity to meet members of the Buxton Lodge team and treated to a scrumptious buffet lunch, whilst having a look […]

25th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Music therapy at Huddersfield care home hits all the right notes

Music therapy at Huddersfield care home hits all the right notes

In a bid to bring out their creative side, residents at Aden Court care home in Huddersfield have been expanding their musical horizons during regular music sessions.   As part of Aden Court’s activities programme, local musicians and bands have been attending the home to perform concerts for residents. From big brass band performances in […]

21st April 2016 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home welcomes extra guests for Christmas Day

Glasgow care home welcomes extra guests for Christmas Day

A Glasgow care home is to open its doors to two elderly members of the local community to ensure they will not have to eat alone this Christmas Day. Kind-hearted staff at Bupa’s Norwood care home, in Barrhead will welcome two non-residents facing the prospect of a Christmas on their own to enjoy a traditional […]

23rd December 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s a Wi-fi Christmas for residents at Norfolk nursing home

It’s a Wi-fi Christmas for residents at Norfolk nursing home

Residents at Brooklyn Nursing Home, Attleborough, Norfolk, won’t be lonely this Christmas thanks to new wi-fi helping them to keep in touch with friends and family all over the world.   Kathryn Abbs, Acting Home Manager, Brooklyn House Nursing Home, was inspired by the latest Christmas John Lewis TV ad and wanted to ensure her […]

23rd December 2015 | By | Reply More
Festive spirits soar at Ormskirk Christmas Extravaganza

Festive spirits soar at Ormskirk Christmas Extravaganza

With the Christmas countdown thoroughly under way, Stocks Hall Care Home in Ormskirk, Lancashire got into the swing of the season with a festive fair.  On Saturday 12th December 2015, Stocks Hall Care Home in Ormskirk opened its doors to host an annual Christmas Extravaganza. Despite the bad weather, many visitors put on their raincoats […]

23rd December 2015 | By | Reply More
Christmas comes early at Springhill

Christmas comes early at Springhill

Springhill Care Home held its annual Christmas Party for residents and their families recently.   With entertainment, dancing, gifts, plenty of party food and a visit from Father Christmas, everyone at the Accrington care home enjoyed themselves.   Curtis Bennett, general manager at Springhill, said: “This is always an event we look forward to and […]

22nd December 2015 | By | Reply More
Festive fun at Finchley care home

Festive fun at Finchley care home

Residents, family members and staff at Kenwood Care Home in Finchley have been visited by a local choir to help them get into the festive spirit.   Guests at the annual Kenwood Care Home Christmas party were treated to a wealth of merry fun including party games and musical entertainment provided by local choir P-zazz […]

19th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Canterbury Care Home Residents get Creative With Local Drama Students

Canterbury Care Home Residents get Creative With Local Drama Students

Residents at Connors House are working with local drama students, StAGEs Performance Collective for six weeks of artistic activities.   Residents of the Canterbury residential home have been joined by StAGEs Performance Collective, a group of local drama students who aim to inspire work on stage regardless of age, for a variety of creative activities […]

26th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Care Home’s Curiouser Halloween

Glasgow Care Home’s Curiouser Halloween

A Glasgow care home has celebrated Halloween with festivities that were more kooky than spooky by hosting a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.   Residents and staff at Bupa’s Darnley Court care home, on Nitshill Road, donned a variety of quirky costumes and tucked into a selection of tasty treats for the Alice In Wonderland-themed Halloween […]

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