Erith House News – Autumn at Erith House

We are pleased to unveil our newly renovated Memory Cottage in the grounds of Erith House. This delightful summerhouse is a relaxing, peaceful place for quiet reflection, reading, sharing thoughts and memories with fellow residents, family and friends. Erith House residents have been making the most of the glorious sunny autumnal weather we have been […]

Erith House News – Feeling Special, and Having a Special Birthday!

Boots No7 Make Up and Skin Care Demonstration Coffee Morning On Wednesday 2nd September, Erith House were delighted to welcome the ladies from Boots No7 Make-Up Department for a morning of pampering and skin care advice. The residents, their families and friends enjoyed facials and hand massages, along with a spritz of perfume. We all […]

Erith House News – June and July

National Care Home Open Day On Friday 19th June Erith House opened its doors to the public to host an afternoon of high tea, relaxation, and musical entertainment. It was a gloriously sunny day and the residents, their families and friends enjoyed the wonderful garden at Erith House where afternoon tea was served including scrumptious […]

Mrs Kirk lives at Erith House, and this is her life story so far …

Mrs Kirk was born in December 1921 in Cheshire, but shortly afterwards she moved to Shropshire. Her Father was Head Farmer for Lord Harlech (Conservative Member of Parliament) and her mother didn’t work outside the home. Mrs Kirk was the ‘baby’ of the family, youngest of 7 children. Her eldest sister was 21 and married […]

Erith House News – Easter Eggs “a go go” !

Erith House was a little Egg-centric this Easter weekend when chocolate eggs were available in milk, dark and white and in every shape and size too!  A real treat if there is a chocoholic in you! But, the real spirit of Easter was present throughout the holiday weekend with staff on hand to ensure that […]

Mrs Kate Armitage lives at Erith House, and this briefly is her life story so far

Sitting indoors on a March afternoon with the sunshine streaming in through the windows, Kate Armitage and I enjoyed a pleasant hour of conversation. Here I was sitting with a woman who still reads the Daily Telegraph newspaper every day, and who kept me entertained with some of her life experiences …. “I was born […]

Mrs Aimee Clarke lives at Erith House, and here are some of her life experiences.

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.  […]

Erith House News – Looking Back and Focussing Forwards

The management and staff of Erith House would like to wish everyone a very happy new year as we bid a fond farewell to 2014 and look back on what was a very good year. One of the highlights of our family celebrations here at the home has to be the festive season and the […]