On Friday 10th June, we held a Strawberry Tea afternoon which celebrated the Queen’s Birthday. Residents sat in the garden on a lovely summer’s day, sipping Pimms and sampling scones and strawberries. Some relatives have volunteered to help with the residents’ raised bedding areas in the garden. Having helped to clear away the winter vegetation, […]
We welcomed back Creative Minds, who provide us with art classes for the residents fortnightly. Our artist went on maternity leave last September and didn’t come back. But on Thursday 30th June we started up the classes again with a new and lovely artist, Luise.
Local Co-op staff, including Paula, Amy and Susie, visit us every month and donate cream teas and cakes. Paula said that they fundraise for local charities and good causes but Romans is the only place that they visit. “The staff always enjoy coming here; everyone is so welcoming and friendly.” she said. When Amy and […]
Many of the visitors who come in regularly to entertain us at Walmer House bring music with them as the means of engaging across the generations. In recent weeks we have enjoyed nostalgic sing-alongs to some old favourites, listened to talented harpist Luc Walpott playing some beautiful songs and melodies from days gone by, taken […]
Over the past few weeks we have been busy looking after our new baby rabbits called Biggles, Rio and Pippin. The residents love the animals and find them fascinating. In May the over 60s ballet group came and performed a lovely dance piece for our residents who enjoyed this so much that they have asked […]
Rose McCormick celebrated her 105th birthday a day early on 29th April 2016. The day started with a visit from our friends at Christian Community Church in Southwick who brought her flowers and a card. Rose then opened her card from the Queen with her son- in-law, Allister. She particularly liked the hat that the […]
My name is Mrs Jean Elsie Jones. I was born in Wallasey on 7th May 1931 to parents Elsie & Leonard Taylor. I started school in Barnston Lane; then they moved to Upton Road. I enjoyed my time in school and was lucky enough not to be evacuated during the War. When necessary, we just […]
In May we welcomed East Devon MP Mr Hugo Swire to Rose Lawn. Read more about his visit by clicking on the local newspaper article featuring the event: In April we put on a Royal Cocktail Party to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday and one of our resident’s 90th birthday as well! […]