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 […]

Alexander House News – Fundraising to Help Children

At Alexander House we recently raised a total of £55.00 in fundraising for a charity called Make Them Smile, a national registered charity which raises funds to help children with a wide range of adverse medical conditions. We particularly wanted to help a little boy named Harry. One of our care assistants, Jun Vivo (pictured) […]

Alexander House News – Christmas Snapshots

Every Christmas time, a group from one of our local boys’ schools Rutlish comes in to sing some carols, perform a play and then socialise with the residents.  They really look forward to this afternoon – 2015 was no exception! Residents and relatives also enjoyed the annual pantomime, Dick Whittington brought to us by the […]

Alexander House News – Work of Art

This work of art was created by residents and staff at Alexander House. We have a lot of very talented knitters! The project was overseen by our Housekeeper, Carole Walsh. The beautiful tapestry is now on display as a wall hanging beside the front door for all visitors to enjoy as they enter Alexander House.

Alexander House News – Snapshots from Alexander House

Alexander House News – “Doris Got to Go Home.”

Doris Dearsley, 100, was looking forward to her holiday in Worthing immensely.  Resident at Alexander House, Wimbledon since 2010, she had moved there from her home in Worthing, which she had for some years shared with her sister-in-law Gerry Dearsley.  The sisters-in-law had moved into Alexander House together, and we shared photos of Doris’ 100th […]

Alexander House News – Garden Party

On Saturday 18th July 2015 Alexander House held their Summer Garden Party and by some miracle the weather was fine and dry.  All our residents and their relatives spent a very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon in warm sunshine with a buffet lunch and lots of refreshment. The community at Alexander House was encouraged to receive […]

Alexander House News – A Sunny Easter Monday!

Deputy Manager Ann Moore organised an Easter Egg Hunt in the beautiful gardens of Alexander House on Easter Monday. Miraculously (for a Bank Holiday!) the sun shone and residents and relatives were able to search the gardens for the elusive Easter eggs and then enjoy a much-needed and well-deserved cup of tea! Before Easter Wimbledon […]