In September the residents were very excited about Sarita and Adam’s wedding. Both the bride and groom work at Rose Lawn, so the people living here were privy to all the details of the wedding planning. On the Big Day, Adam and Sarita came in to see the residents – they thoroughly enjoyed seeing them […]
Last month we said a fond farewell to Margaret, our faithful volunteer of 13 years. Our initial association with Margaret was when she knocked on the door of Rosemary Mount and asked for respite care for her Mum whilst she took a well-deserved holiday. Her Mum then decided she needed to come back permanently, and […]
On 6th October we were delighted to celebrate our year of success at Romans, with residents, staff, families, Callum Harvey, Assessor with Connect to Care and our Keychange Trustees Roger and Imogen Taylor. A buffet and drinks were provided for everyone to enjoy and the party continued with our residents until 9 pm. We recognised […]
Eileen first came to Cressingham House on a respite stay, and liked it so much that she has booked another stay – this time for 5 months. As with all of the people living at Cressingham House, Eileen has a fascinating life story. She wrote down a short snippet of her life history as a […]
On 30th September we were delighted to host a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. We raised £65 for this cause, and the residents thoroughly enjoyed the event.
A favourite game in the afternoons is dominoes and this is one that everyone can join in with – residents, staff and visiting families and volunteers. Even some residents with limited sight find the domino tiles easy to see, the game is simple enough for those with dementia and both men and women enjoy dominoes […]
We have had a lot of fun and laughter at Erith House over the past few weeks, with Heather our lovely entertainer coming in, playing her music, getting us all to exercise, dance and generally have a great time! Along with that we welcomed Tracy our regular Artist for those wishing to pursue a painting […]
On 19th August with sad and heavy hearts, we as carers and residents said a fond farewell and good luck to our Manager, Virginia Irvine. After 4 years of hard work and dedication Virginia has moved on to pastures new; their gain is our loss. On 19th August residents and families gathered at Fair Havens […]