Erith House News – Art in Care Homes

At Erith House we took part in the Art in Care Homes initiative by completing some interesting and beautiful Art projects. Art in Care Homes Day was on 24th September and this coincided with our local artist’s last visit – Tracy Fox comes in twice a month to lead art sessions with our residents. She […]

Erith House News – Garden Party and Art Project

We held our annual Garden Party at the end of July, on a rare day of sunshine. A great time was had by all including games, tombola, raffle, a delicious buffet and with entertainment provided by Andy Youngs. Some of our residents have been painting leaves with the help of our visiting artist Tracy Fox […]

Erith House News – Our Beautiful Home

Our residents have created a stunning stained-glass window with the help of visitors to the home. During the run-up to Easter, one of the activities was a stained-glass cross project. This activity was enjoyed so much that an idea to make a stained-glass window was formed.  As part of the Care Home Open Day art […]

Erith House News – Birthday and Activities

            Many residents also enjoyed our bird-identification activity.

Erith House News – Spring at Erith House

With some lovely sunny days last month, residents have been making the most of them by sitting in our lovely gardens. It was hard to imagine that this was only March! Indoors our residents were invited to arrange daffodils in vases for Mothering Sunday. It was amazing to see how the tight buds transformed into […]

Erith House News – There’s Nothing Like a Devon Cream Tea!

A few of our residents thoroughly enjoyed a trip to Dawlish and Teignmouth on the Oomph! bus. One resident in particular really relished the Cream Tea before heading home!! Whatever the time of year, there’s nothing quite like a Devon Cream Tea! With some beautiful Devon sunshine in February, Erith House residents have made the […]

Erith House News – Christmas Party and December Birthday

We had a successful Christmas Party on 13th December which included entertainment by Andy Youngs, a quiz which was won by a former respite resident and a grand raffle.  The kitchen staff came up trumps with delicious food and drink for all the residents and guests. The grand age of 95 was reached by one […]

Erith House News – Cheese & Wine Tasting and Advent Preparations

We recently provided a cheese and wine tasting session for the people living with us – they enjoyed it so much that we will be repeating it again sometime soon. Making festive bags for our Advent tree was one of the activities residents were involved in in preparing for Christmas. The bags were later filled […]