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.  […]

Alexander House News – 100th Birthday

Doris Dearsley

On 21st January 2015, Miss Doris Dearsley celebrated her 100th birthday.  The Queen sent congratulations, and the party at Alexander House was attended by the Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina, as well as staff, friends and relatives.  Doris’s sister-in-law and best friend, Mrs Gerry Dearsley (wearing red in the group photo) is also a […]

Romans News – Masked Dignity Day Tea Dance

Romans Dignitree

What a success the Masked Dignity Day Tea Dance was!  Everyone dressed up and wore their masks and danced, while Bill Hayley and The Comets played.  After dancing we all sat down to a delicious buffet tea. Thank you to the Craft Club for the decorations, and to Sarah and Clare (Dignity Champion) for the […]

Cressingham House News – Burns Night

Table laid for Burns Supper

On 25th January the community at Cressingham House enjoyed learning more about Robbie Burns and created a Scottish flag to adorn the wall of the dining room as they sat down to their Burns Night supper.  The table was laid with a tartan runner and the flower centrepieces included tartan ribbons.  Everyone had a great […]

Rosemary Mount News – Dignity Tree

Dignity Tree 1

Rosemary Mount News – “The Sound of Music” and other Events

Proud Oscar-winner for participation in "The Sound of Music"

On 12th December staff from Ladder to the Moon, care staff, residents and visitors put on a production of The Sound of Music.  On another occasion school children were welcomed to Rosemary Mount and they entertained the residents by singing Christmas carols.              

Fair Havens News – Production of “South Pacific”

Receiving an Oscar

The Vibrant Communities Inspire Day at Fair Havens took the form of a production of “South Pacific”.  Staff put into practice what they had learnt from the training given by Ladder to the Moon and were joined on 15th December by a group from that organisation as they prepared for a matinee showing of “South […]

Walmer House News – Christmas at Walmer House

Christmas Kitchen

Everyone had a wonderful time at the Walmer House Christmas Party, held on 17th December.  The tables were laid in festive mood and the Christmas cake had been baked and beautifully decorated by Hazel West, head cook at the home.  She was joined in the kitchen by the Manager, Ena Bell and the other kitchen […]