Rose Lawn News – Oliver with a Twist!

We recently watched an absolutely amazing “Oliver with a Twist” show put on by a company called Dally About the Bush. The twist was that Oliver was mixed with Annie and Mary Poppins!   Our residents really enjoyed the Oliver show, getting involved with the singing and acting.  They have asked for them to come […]

Rose Lawn News – What’s Been Happening?

Over the past few weeks we have been busy looking after our new baby rabbits called Biggles, Rio and Pippin. The residents love the animals and find them fascinating. In May the over 60s ballet group came and performed a lovely dance piece for our residents who enjoyed this so much that they have asked […]

Rose Lawn News – Spring News Round-Up

In May we welcomed East Devon MP Mr Hugo Swire to Rose Lawn. Read more about his visit by clicking on the local newspaper article featuring the event:           In April we put on a Royal Cocktail Party to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday and one of our resident’s 90th birthday as well! […]

Rose Lawn News – Owls Pay a Visit

Over the past month we have had a visit from Sherandy’s Birds of Prey who brought different kinds of owls for us to see. The residents really enjoyed watching the owls fly around and some residents got to wear the glove and have the owls fly to them! We hope to have Sherandy’s Birds of […]

Rose Lawn News – Christmas Activities

Over the Christmas period we had lots of activities such as visits from the Sidmouth Town Band and the Phoenix Choir. The residents enjoyed singing along to the Christmas classics. To keep the Christmas spirit going on 23rd December we had a visit from Willow the donkey from the Donkey Sanctuary which the residents thought […]

Rose Lawn News – “We Laughed All Afternoon”

On 21st November Rose Lawn held a Ballroom Blitz.  Professional dancers John and Sonia came in and danced for the residents.  The residents themselves had a wonderful time joining in with the dancing, and wheelchair dancing has now become a firm favourite. The staff dressed up in frocks and glided around the dining room. One […]

Rose Lawn News – Diana’s Art Exhibition

On Saturday 26th September, Rose Lawn resident Diana Davis hosted the first solo exhibition of her art.  Some 40 pieces of her original artwork were displayed around the home for viewing by family, friends, residents, staff and visitors as the event had been advertised in the local press.  Diana was thrilled by the turnout and […]

Rose Lawn News – In a Different Light!

On 13th August we had our Sixties Fashion Show which was a great success with many residents and staff offering to dress up and parade on the catwalk. Two of our residents also acted as judges for the event and held up score cards after each contestant for best dressed.  In preparation we had a […]