Rose Lawn News – Oomph! Outing to Paignton Zoo

On 16th August we went to Paignton Zoo on the Oomph! Bus.

Rose Lawn News – Butterfly Memorial

We have experienced a lot of loss at Rose Lawn recently. We have lost friends who lived here, some residents have lost family and we were discussing how to honour and remember them in some meaningful way. We have had Oomph Out and About trips to the Butterfly Farm. They sell kits to “grow your […]

Rose Lawn News – Same Day, Same Year, Same Age!

Diana Davis lives at Rose Lawn and recently celebrated her birthday. Not only does she share the same birthday as The Queen, she is also the same age as Her Majesty – they both turned 92 on 21st April 2018.   The 21st April 2018 was also International Care Home Open Day 2018 so this […]

Rose Lawn News – Snow Heroes

We wanted to share just one example in detail of our experiences at Keychange during the recent snow that affected many parts of the country. The snow started falling on 1st March.  “It’s alright,” I said to myself, “It never settles in Sidmouth.”  As it continued to fall, and settle and grow higher it became […]

Rose Lawn News – “Out and About”

We have recently started trips out with Oomph! Wellness. The bus comes along twice a month and we are able to go out and about to see the sights of Devon. We recently visited Buckfast Abbey, after reading about it with Activities Co-ordinator Bev. In the afternoon, after a picnic lunch, we also went to […]

Rose Lawn News – “We Can Do Something”

During a home group meeting, the residents were discussing the awful tragic event that happened in Las Vegas on 1st October. The conversation raised a question: “What can we do?” With the help of Peter Glazier, Administrator, the residents decided that we could do something. We could send thoughts, prayers and love. Peter had a […]

Rose Lawn News – Musica

Musica is the name for music and wellbeing workshops which are run monthly – this gets the residents playing instruments, learning about music and singing songs. Kate and Steve from Musica Devon set a theme each month. September’s theme was “The Last Night of The Proms” with Union Jacks and patriotic music. We had a […]

Rose Lawn News – Care Home Open Day 2017

We took part in the National Care Home Open Day on 16th June. The residents had a wonderful garden party including a barbecue. We had a slideshow playing on the big screen in the lounge with “A year in the life of Rose Lawn” that showed pictures of our activities and also played videos which […]