Fair Havens News – 106 Years Young on 1st April (It’s true!)

Dorothy Saunders lives at Fair Havens in Southampton and celebrated her 106th birthday on 1st April.  She was born in Southampton in 1913 – that’s before the start of World War I! The community at Fair Havens helped Dorothy celebrate with a special lunch and then preparations were made for a Mad Hatters Tea Party […]

Romans News – Visit from Brambles the Donkey

On 20th March there was great excitement at Romans as we had a special visit by a donkey! His name was Brambles. Some of the residents just could not believe that a real donkey had come in to see them. It was moving to see their reactions and the unique visit has hopefully given them […]

Walmer House News – Companions, Flowers and Postcards

Our residents were recently introduced to some new companion pets – a cat and a dog. These pets have brought many big smiles as well as a lot of happiness and comfort.  We will be taking suggestions for names very soon.       Daffodils were arranged in vases to decorate Walmer House ready for […]

Rosemary Mount News – Oomph! Outing and Other Activities


Erith House News – Spring at Erith House

With some lovely sunny days last month, residents have been making the most of them by sitting in our lovely gardens. It was hard to imagine that this was only March! Indoors our residents were invited to arrange daffodils in vases for Mothering Sunday. It was amazing to see how the tight buds transformed into […]

Rose Lawn News – Dorothy turns 104!

On 18th February we celebrated Dorothy’s 104th birthday. Some of her family members came to join Dorothy for lunch, and we celebrated with a buffet lunch and an amazing cake cooked by head chef Jack.   Dorothy enjoyed her day immensely. When asked what was the secret of a long life, Dorothy replied: “A good […]

Walmer House News – Friends of Walmer, and Chinese Lanterns

Jan Warren, Chairman of the Friends of Walmer celebrated her 70th birthday recently and at the end of the weekly devotions that she unfailingly delivers to our residents every Monday, we presented her with a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  Friends of Walmer have been supporting our residents for 25 years. For Chinese New Year, our […]

Erith House News – There’s Nothing Like a Devon Cream Tea!

A few of our residents thoroughly enjoyed a trip to Dawlish and Teignmouth on the Oomph! bus. One resident in particular really relished the Cream Tea before heading home!! Whatever the time of year, there’s nothing quite like a Devon Cream Tea! With some beautiful Devon sunshine in February, Erith House residents have made the […]