Rose Lawn News – Harvest Festival

The Harvest Festival held at Rose Lawn was a brilliant success. We were pleased to send our donations to the Foodbank in Exeter. The Harvest Service was packed with residents and visitors, and was followed by a lovely buffet Harvest Supper.  

Rose Lawn News:- Sausage-and-Sizzle BBQ

We had a great Sausage-and-Sizzle BBQ in August which was a massive success. Residents, family, friends and relatives came along and spent the day listening to a pianist, singer and guitar player. Everyone had a great sing along. A BBQ feast was provided along with Pimms and a selection of cakes and doughnuts. We have […]

Rose Lawn News – News Round-Up

The residents decided that a dance-a-thon on Armed Forces Day would be a great idea to help raise money for Help The Heroes.  Some of the staff took up the challenge, dancing in the car park and around the home, including a conga for 12 long hours in wind and rain.  Over £300 was raised […]

Rose Lawn News – Recent News

In April one of our residents, Elaine, turned 80 so we had a fun afternoon of games and singing to help her celebrate. Elaine was just thrilled with her special birthday cake, and everyone enjoyed the fruit cake beneath that luxurious icing!   Our Cooking Club has been going well since its re-launch at the […]

Rose Lawn News – New Deputy Manager at Rose Lawn

We welcome Kerrie Howard as the new Deputy Manager at Rose Lawn. She started working here in 2009 as a care assistant, then senior carer and now Deputy Manager. Kerrie says: “Although it’s been challenging at times, it has been very rewarding to be able to make such positive changes for our residents who live […]

Rose Lawn News – Something for Everyone

In February we enjoyed a visit from the local Donkey Sanctuary.  These visits are always popular with staff and residents alike!   We were also privileged to have Cheryl, a local harpist, come and play for us one afternoon.  What a lovely relaxing way to spend an afternoon!  As well as the beautiful music, we […]

Rose Lawn News – New Movement and Exercise Activities

January saw the start of our new movement activities: we now have arm-chair exercises on a Monday and music and movement on a Friday.  These have proved very popular!  The Monday exercises usually involve some marching, arm swaying and balloon throwing, while Friday’s session is more dance-based with some old favourites on the CD player […]