Tag: Bannatyne Lodge Care Home

    National Storytelling Week brings back memories for Peterlee residents

    National Storytelling Week brings back memories for Peterlee residents

    A MONK, an army truck and a cruise were among the plotlines to elderly care home residents’ lives – shared for National Storytelling Week.   The residents at Bannatyne Lodge Care Home, in Peterlee, County Durham, shared stories from their pasts to mark the event.   They created short books for others to read, with […]

    12th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Peterlee Mayor invites elderly to new year tea party

    Peterlee Mayor invites elderly to new year tea party

    A SPECIAL mayoral invitation was sent to care home residents ahead of the annual Peterlee over 60s New Year tea party.   Residents from Bannatyne Lodge Care Home were among those to attend the event, hosted by Town Mayor Cllr Mary Cartwright.   They were joined by elderly residents from across Peterlee, alongside care home […]

    17th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Puppet therapy for those living with dementia

    Puppet therapy for those living with dementia

    PUPPET therapy has been helping Peterlee care home residents living with dementia.   A puppet show held at Bannatyne Lodge Care Home, on Manor Way, provided a calming effect on those with the condition.   Residents became more social, communicative, comfortable and happy following the show, by professional puppeteer Clair Cuppers.   They were joined […]

    18th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mayor of Peterlee kicks off care home celebrations

    Mayor of Peterlee kicks off care home celebrations

    THE MAYOR of Peterlee officially kicked off the Christmas cheer for elderly care home residents by opening their annual festive fayre.   Mayor Councillor Mary Cartwright was among the visitors to Bannatyne Lodge Care Home, on Manor Way, for the Christmas celebration.   Bric-a-brac stalls, raffles and home baked cakes help raise over £510 for […]

    27th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    A parade of pink at a Peterlee care home

    A parade of pink at a Peterlee care home

    A PARADE of pink at a Peterlee care home marked Wear It Pink Day – which raises awareness and funds to battle breast cancer. Bannatyne Lodge Care Home’s staff and residents all wore an item of pink clothing in support of the charity.   A photo booth was set up to get snapshots of their […]

    18th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mayor and Elvis fans visit Peterlee care home

    Mayor and Elvis fans visit Peterlee care home

    A PETERLEE care home opened its doors to visitors as part of the national Care Home Open Day.   Mayor Lee Cook was among the guests invited to Bannatyne Lodge Care Home, on Manor Way.   The community building event helped raise over £50 for the Alzheimer’s Society, after residents and staff sold homemade cupcakes […]

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