Romans News – “I have never laughed so much.”

On 30th July Romans held a themed Magic Day which was attended by families and our trustees Roger & Imogen Taylor. Marco the Magician entertained everyone with tricks, balloon animals and Marmite the rabbit. A themed lunch then followed with placemats, each resident had a wand and there was a top hat filled with sweets. […]

Romans News – Romans goes to Hollywood, and Other News

Christina Gathern (care assistant) organised a Hollywood-style activity involving residents dressing up as either James Bond or one of his enemies, Charlie Chaplin or Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. All had fun getting dressed up and play acting. Our actors are Peggy who is a female 007 and very menacing she looks too, Eileen […]

Romans News – Dementia Friends

Team Leader June Stringer (on the left in the photo) is encouraging all the staff at Romans to be Dementia Friends. It’s free and simple to join: just type “Dementia Friends” into Google on the Internet and sign up. June is also encouraging local businesses to join as together we can make a difference. June […]

Romans News – First Ever Easter Egg Hunt!

On Maundy Thursday we held our first ever Easter Egg hunt and it was hugely successful. Members of staff each teamed up with a resident who was taking part. Residents answered the questions posed and their allocated staff member went to the location to claim the eggs. It would be fair to say that it […]

Romans News – “Doing our Bit”

We are delighted to help our local church in knitting blankets for relief work in Africa. We understood from Reverend Lynda that many people are living without a single blanket to wrap themselves in at night so we decided to do something about this. Some of our residents, staff and visitors have been knitting squares, […]

Romans News – Masked Dignity Day Tea Dance

What a success the Masked Dignity Day Tea Dance was!  Everyone dressed up and wore their masks and danced, while Bill Hayley and The Comets played.  After dancing we all sat down to a delicious buffet tea. Thank you to the Craft Club for the decorations, and to Sarah and Clare (Dignity Champion) for the […]

Romans News – Romans at Christmas

Romans at Christmas was drawn and painted by our talented resident Tom George. We all wanted to know which person he based the fairy on but Tom is keeping that his secret!  Tom’s art work can be seen adorning the walls at Romans Care Home. Mary won the food hamper in the Romans Christmas Raffle […]

Romans News – Wild West Day and other news

On 31st October we held our Wild West Day which was organised by Dawn and Sarah, and helped by the rest of the staff. Staff dressed up, residents dressed up, and we ate a themed meal together. There was Sarsaparilla and Aunty Em’s lemonade for refreshments and apple pie with ice cream. “Wagon Wheels” were […]