Rosemary Mount News – Special Days in June

On Friday 10th June, we held a Strawberry Tea afternoon which celebrated the Queen’s Birthday. Residents sat in the garden on a lovely summer’s day, sipping Pimms and sampling scones and strawberries. Some relatives have volunteered to help with the residents’ raised bedding areas in the garden. Having helped to clear away the winter vegetation, […]

Rosemary Mount News – Vintage Tea

A group of 17 staff and residents recently enjoyed an outing to attend a charity vintage tea dance at Worthing Dome. This was made possible through the kindness of the relatives of a former resident. When he passed away, his family asked that donations be sent to Rosemary Mount for the benefit of the residents, […]

Rosemary Mount News – An Easter Visit from Charlie the Rabbit

Over the Easter period Naz, our senior carer, brought her rabbit in to see the residents. Charlie the rabbit was an instant success and very popular – as you can see from the photographs, the residents were delighted with their Easter visitor.

Rosemary Mount News – Making Lanterns

Some residents were recently busily engaged in creating colourful lanterns, which we then used to enjoy a lantern-lit supper in the dining room.                       

Rosemary Mount News – Music, Games and Food

We had a wonderful Christmas at Rosemary Mount which saw several local school children give up their time to come in and sing to the staff and residents. We also held the residents’ Christmas party on 17th December which started with a very short nativity play put together by Sam and included staff, residents and […]

Rosemary Mount News – The Day That Phil Left Rosemary Mount

Phil came to live at Rosemary Mount in June 2014 following a stroke and some 16 months later he has left us to live back in the community some 500 yards from where his daughter lives. This is a true success story of a life turned around – great team effort from everyone.  We are […]

Rosemary Mount News – The Day Diana and her Sister were Reunited

Following a phone call and subsequent arrangements, our resident Diana Keast had a reunion with her sister Kathleen who lives in a nursing home. They have not seen one another for 10 years. Despite Diana having dementia she recognised Kathleen straight away but Kathleen did not know Diana for a short time.  They then spent […]

Rosemary Mount News – Summer News

We have formed a link over the last year with The Princes Trust and during that time we have welcomed groups of young adults in to the home as part of their work experience.  They spend time doing activities with the residents, which they have to organise themselves. The team have also been fundraising throughout […]