Fair Havens News – Harpist

We had a harpist come in to our home recently and the residents loved listening to her beautiful playing and lovely singing.  

Fair Havens News – A Fun-Filled Month!

Here at Fair Havens we have had a fun-filled month! We have had the Ukulele players in – they were brilliant and the residents loved them. We had a Baby Shower for one of the carers and also a Leaving Party on the same day and this gave the residents a chance to say goodbye […]

Fair Havens News – A New Home after 60 Years

This article first appeared in the Keychange Newsletter: Contact, KC05. Russell is a charming, sensitive and funny man who has been living at Fair Havens in Southampton for the past year. Following a fall in his own home, he had ended up in hospital.  Russell’s two daughters and son came to the difficult decision together […]

Fair Havens News – Farewell to Manager Virginia Irvine

On 19th August with sad and heavy hearts, we as carers and residents said a fond farewell and good luck to our Manager, Virginia Irvine. After 4 years of hard work and dedication Virginia has moved on to pastures new; their gain is our loss. On 19th August residents and families gathered at Fair Havens […]

Fair Havens News – Enjoying the Sunshine

There was one particularly warm weekend early in May, and we made the most of this at Fair Havens. Our residents so much enjoyed sitting and chatting in the garden in the Spring sunshine.

Fair Havens News – Real Easter Eggs … and Chicks!

Shortly before Easter, a very special activity found its way into Fair Havens. There is a company that provides eggs which are about to hatch to care homes to enable residents to watch this new life unfolding before their eyes from the comfort of their armchairs.  At Fair Havens we took advantage of this wonderful […]

Fair Havens News – Retirement of Deputy Manager, Yvonne Ramirez

A retirement party took place at Fair Havens on 22nd December for Deputy Manager, Yvonne Ramirez.  The event started with the previously-scheduled Christmas Carol service, which was very well attended by residents and staff, relatives, former Fair Havens staff, friends and off-duty staff.  One of the residents, Babs, did a reading and Yvonne read the […]

Fair Havens News – Show of Hands

Irene, one of our residents, had a visit from her nephew. When she talked about him, we did not realise that he is Steve Knightley, song-writing force behind Show of Hands, widely acclaimed as the finest acoustic roots duo in England. His music is played on national radio and he tours the UK regularly. The […]