Shortly before Easter, a very special activity found its way into Fair Havens. There is a company that provides eggs which are about to hatch to care homes to enable residents to watch this new life unfolding before their eyes from the comfort of their armchairs. At Fair Havens we took advantage of this wonderful […]
Over the Easter period Naz, our senior carer, brought her rabbit in to see the residents. Charlie the rabbit was an instant success and very popular – as you can see from the photographs, the residents were delighted with their Easter visitor.
The ARCH Project stands for Activities for Residents in Care Homes. It is a partnership between St. George’s Hospital in Tooting and Kingston University. For over a year now they have been putting in place activities and training staff to support activities at Alexander House. The ARCH Project has been a wonderful support and help […]
Recently there were 4 generations of one family at Cressingham House when our resident Tess received a visit from her 2 daughters, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter! They all happened to visit at the same time as they had come to watch some entertainment and singing one afternoon recently.
There is so much fun to be had when we exercise with the parachute and ball … A little competition, a lot of laughter and a bottle of wine if the ball hits the ceiling! This new game was obtained through our connection with a food supplier who also donated a large wooden domino set.
Our Easter events were a great success, particularly the Easter egg-painting. Walmer House had an abundance of beautiful flowers, Easter decorations and daffodils that gave a distinct message that spring is in the air!
March 9th was Pirate-themed Day at Romans, with staff dressing up as pirates and themed games and a themed lunch. The fun started from 8 am with residents joining in with pirate sayings as breakfast was served. The games started at 11 am with the shark game and panning for gold which was won by […]
Some of the residents were involved with helping in the preparations for St. David’s Day on 1st March. Here they are arranging daffodils (in bud) for the tables.