Alexander House News – Celebrating Mothers’ Day and Easter

We arranged a Tea Party on Friday 24th March to celebrate Mothers’ Day at which residents, guests and staff enjoyed a quintessentially English afternoon tea, a team quiz with the theme of ‘mothers’ and a raffle in which everyone was a winner! Our Easter celebrations included our annual Easter Egg hunt in the lovely gardens […]

Alexander House News – A Birthday, and Preparations for Easter

One of our residents, Elisabeth, recently had her birthday and enjoyed a visit from a friend and her daughter-in-law.  Elisabeth can also be seen with her birthday cake.   Meanwhile, residents have been thinking ahead to Easter and have already made Easter bonnets with staff and relatives assisting them. The exciting moment came when the […]

Alexander House News – “White Christmas” Show

On 20th December 2016 Daisy Chain Productions put on a show at Alexander House.  It was called White Christmas and they sang and acted out songs and sketches from the film of the same name.  We were very grateful that so many relatives were able to join us as well so that they too could […]

Alexander House News – Pre-Christmas Snapshots

Garden Centres are great places to visit, whatever the time of year! A group of residents and staff thoroughly enjoyed a pre-Christmas visit to the local garden centre on 30th November. We have a lovely lady called Alex from Good Life Yoga who comes in to the home once a month. Residents really enjoy the […]

Alexander House News – Fauna and Flora!

A company called Wild Science visited Alexander House on 30th August to bring in Fluffies and Reptiles for the residents to enjoy (or not!).  We also took a group of 11 residents to Chessington Garden Centre on 20th September. The photo shows 5 of the residents with Carole the housekeeper.  They had a lovely afternoon […]

Alexander House News – Out For Tea

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.

Alexander House News – Creative Minds Art Classes

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.    

Alexander House News – ARCH Project

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 […]