It was a very special day on 15th July 2016 as we celebrated our 60th birthday as a care home. With the banner outside informing everyone of this achievement, and the home decorated for the occasion, we invited guests from our past and present to attend the party. The Chairperson of Adur District Council, Ann […]
Our Garden Party took place on Saturday 6th August. This year’s party was a great success due to the excellent weather and the high spirits of all involved. We were grateful to have a Keychange trustee present and thank the Reverend Graham Stones for his time. Everyone was amazed by the skill and mystery of […]
We recently watched an absolutely amazing “Oliver with a Twist” show put on by a company called Dally About the Bush. The twist was that Oliver was mixed with Annie and Mary Poppins! Our residents really enjoyed the Oliver show, getting involved with the singing and acting. They have asked for them to come […]
The residents recently enjoyed fruit-tasting and discussing the various flavours, textures and smells of the delicious fruit that was available for them to try. Jean the cook also spent time preparing a barbecue lunch which everyone enjoyed despite the overcast, windy day. Three residents braved the elements, the others stayed inside for an indoor barbecue.
It was Mr Stuart Tapley’s birthday recently. He loves chocolate cake so his birthday cake was on a chocolate theme. Stuart was particularly happy to tuck in after blowing out the candles! Here is another photo from the “Music for Health” sessions, which are specially designed to encourage maximum participation by the residents.
One sunny Sunday afternoon in July a couple of staff took 6 residents out for tea and cakes to Wimbledon Village. A lovely time was had by all.
We have a local ice cream van that comes and visits each week. This is organised by our cook, Mark, and the residents are very much enjoying their choice of refreshments and being able to sit outside as the ice cream man drives around and parks in the rear garden and turns his music on.
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, […]