Nancy Cobbledick lives at Rose Lawn, and this is her life story so far

Nancy Cobbledick now

I would like to introduce you to Nancy Cobbledick, a resident who has joined the Rose Lawn family. She is a relative of David Ivor Davies, better known as Ivor Novello. He was a Welsh composer and actor who went on to become one of the most popular British actors at the beginning of the […]

Klara Kennard lives at Rosemary Mount, and this is her life story so far


Let me introduce you to—my friend Klara from Rosemary Mount Born in York in 1929 to Gertrude & Harold Kennard, Klara is the eldest of 2 children and has always been very close to her brother Harold junior, although they did used to fight each other when they were very young. Klara recalled one particular […]

Mrs Kirk lives at Erith House, and this is her life story so far …

Mrs Kirk

Mrs Kirk was born in December 1921 in Cheshire, but shortly afterwards she moved to Shropshire. Her Father was Head Farmer for Lord Harlech (Conservative Member of Parliament) and her mother didn’t work outside the home. Mrs Kirk was the ‘baby’ of the family, youngest of 7 children. Her eldest sister was 21 and married […]

Sceats Care Home News – Something for Everyone


In the front entrance at Sceats, our Activities Co-ordinator puts on display a creation that a resident has completed by themselves. This display is changed every month. Shelves have been put up to show other artwork or crafts made by other residents. Every month there will be new items on display for families and visitors […]

Cressingham House News – Remembering National Occasions


At Cressingham House we love marking national calendar events as they unfold throughout the year, and we encourage everyone in our home to join in!  For our St.George’s Day celebrations on 23rd April we used cut-outs for bunting and lots of pictures to add a splash of colour to our dining room. There were appropriately-themed […]

Rosemary Mount News – 46 Years’ Service!

Retirement Speech

At the end of April Rosemary Mount celebrated the retirement of Carol, Deputy Manager after 37 years and Pam, Receptionist after 9 years. Between them Carol and Pam served at Rosemary Mount for an astonishing 46 years!  A party was held in the afternoon for them both. Staff and residents came together to say thank […]

Romans News – Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends

Team Leader June Stringer (on the left in the photo) is encouraging all the staff at Romans to be Dementia Friends. It’s free and simple to join: just type “Dementia Friends” into Google on the Internet and sign up. June is also encouraging local businesses to join as together we can make a difference. June […]

Walmer House News – Celebrating with Cakes!

This is the cake made by Hazel on the occasion of the Queen's birthday on 21st April.

A cake enhances every occasion and is often the centrepiece of the celebration.  This is very much the case at Walmer House, where one of the cooks, Hazel West, specialises in cake-baking and cake-decorating.  Her wonderful creations for various occasions are enjoyed and appreciated by residents, visitors, relatives and staff – here are some examples.  Part of […]