Mrs Dorothy Luxton lives at Rose Lawn – here is her story so far

Dorothy Luxton 100

On the occasion of her 100th birthday, the Sidmouth Herald caught up with Mrs Dorothy Luxton … Dorothy Luxton was joined by relatives last month for a buffet lunch at Rose Lawn Care Home in Sidmouth. The following day more family joined her for a celebration at the Riveria Hotel, Sidmouth, including her three children, […]

Mrs Kate Armitage lives at Erith House, and this briefly is her life story so far

Kate Armitage

Sitting indoors on a March afternoon with the sunshine streaming in through the windows, Kate Armitage and I enjoyed a pleasant hour of conversation. Here I was sitting with a woman who still reads the Daily Telegraph newspaper every day, and who kept me entertained with some of her life experiences …. “I was born […]

Mr Charlie Halls lives at Rosemary Mount

Charlie Halls

Charlie Halls was born in 1922. He was eldest of 3 brothers and was brought up all over the world. Charlie went to school in India, Scotland and England. On leaving school he joined the Royal Navy. He left the Navy after 11 years of service and went on to do building work and eventually […]

Romans News – “Doing our Bit”

Knitting Squares

We are delighted to help our local church in knitting blankets for relief work in Africa. We understood from Reverend Lynda that many people are living without a single blanket to wrap themselves in at night so we decided to do something about this. Some of our residents, staff and visitors have been knitting squares, […]

Walmer House News – Recent Events

South Pacific in Devon

In February a production of “Titanic” was presented by the staff of Walmer House. It went really well and there was a good number of visitors as it coincided with monthly Coffee Morning organised by the Friends of Walmer House. A delicious buffet had been prepared and the very successful event was enjoyed by residents […]

Sceats Care Home News – Open Day and Other Stories

60s Style

On Saturday 21st February we hosted an Open Day to invite the community to come and visit the home. Staff members distributed posters to their local area to enable a wider reach. Before lunch we put on a coffee morning with home-baked cakes made by our residents, staff and donated by a family member. Then […]

Alexander House News – Art Classes

Painting Session

Photos of some residents taking part in Art Classes run by Ellie from Creative Minds which take place fortnightly.

Mrs Aimee Clarke lives at Erith House, and here are some of her life experiences.

Mrs Aimee Clarke

Mrs Aimee Clarke enjoyed her 103rd birthday on Wednesday 28th January 2015.  Surrounded by members of her family and Erith House staff, she spent the day very quietly and contentedly. Aimee was born at Forest Gate in Stratford, London in 1912.  She had 4 brothers and 2 sisters and they were a very close family.  […]