Romans News – Christmas Preparations

We have a real cottage industry here at Romans. Our residents have been making Christmas gifts to sell. They have been knitting Christmas decorations for the tree, putting cookie mix in jars and producing the famous hot chocolate cones with marshmallows, sweets and candy cane. All proceeds will go towards providing further activities for residents […]

Romans News – This was October at Romans!

On 6th October we were delighted to celebrate our year of success at Romans, with residents, staff, families, Callum Harvey, Assessor with Connect to Care and our Keychange Trustees Roger and Imogen Taylor. A buffet and drinks were provided for everyone to enjoy and the party continued with our residents until 9 pm. We recognised […]

Romans News – Time with Tash

Since last month Natasha Hart, one of our Dementia Champions, has been doing some one-to-one activity with residents. Tash normally works in our kitchens so chats with residents all of the time but this is more detailed and takes place in the afternoons. Tash has already produced information booklets for families who have had loved […]

Romans News – Romans Celebrates 60 Years, and other news

It was a very special day on 15th July 2016 as we celebrated our 60th birthday as a care home. With the banner outside informing everyone of this achievement, and the home decorated for the occasion, we invited guests from our past and present to attend the party. The Chairperson of Adur District Council, Ann […]

Romans News – Co-op Cream Teas and Other News

Local Co-op staff, including Paula, Amy and Susie, visit us every month and donate cream teas and cakes. Paula said that they fundraise for local charities and good causes but Romans is the only place that they visit. “The staff always enjoy coming here; everyone is so welcoming and friendly.” she said. When Amy and […]

Romans News – Happy 105th Birthday!

Rose McCormick celebrated her 105th birthday a day early on 29th April 2016. The day started with a visit from our friends at Christian Community Church in Southwick who brought her flowers and a card. Rose then opened her card from the Queen with her son- in-law, Allister.  She particularly liked the hat that the […]

Romans News – New Game

There is so much fun to be had when we exercise with the parachute and ball … A little competition, a lot of laughter and a bottle of wine if the ball hits the ceiling! This new game was obtained through our connection with a food supplier who also donated a large wooden domino set.

Romans News – Pirate Theme Day

March 9th was Pirate-themed Day at Romans, with staff dressing up as pirates and themed games and a themed lunch.  The fun started from 8 am with residents joining in with pirate sayings as breakfast was served.  The games started at 11 am with the shark game and panning for gold which was won by […]