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 […]

Rosemary Mount News – Trip to the Seaside, and Other News

During July 6 residents and 6 staff went for a trip to the seaside and they enjoyed an ice cream together whilst relaxing in the sunshine. We have also had another visit from the young people from The Princes Trust who we have been working with. They spent all their time with the residents doing […]

Klara Kennard lives at Rosemary Mount, and this is her life story so far

Let me introduce you to—my friend Klara from Rosemary Mount Born in York in 1929 to Gertrude & Harold Kennard, Klara is the eldest of 2 children and has always been very close to her brother Harold junior, although they did used to fight each other when they were very young. Klara recalled one particular […]

Rosemary Mount News – 46 Years’ Service!

At the end of April Rosemary Mount celebrated the retirement of Carol, Deputy Manager after 37 years and Pam, Receptionist after 9 years. Between them Carol and Pam served at Rosemary Mount for an astonishing 46 years!  A party was held in the afternoon for them both. Staff and residents came together to say thank […]

Rosemary Mount News – Easter Bonnets and Other News

As the daffodils nodded in the Spring breeze in the window boxes outside, residents inside Rosemary Mount were busy designing Easter bonnets. There were prizes in the following categories: the most glamorous, the most distinctive and the most fun – Easter bonnet! An Easter coffee-and-cake sale raised funds for the residents. It is planned to […]

Mr Charlie Halls lives at Rosemary Mount

Charlie Halls was born in 1922. He was eldest of 3 brothers and was brought up all over the world. Charlie went to school in India, Scotland and England. On leaving school he joined the Royal Navy. He left the Navy after 11 years of service and went on to do building work and eventually […]

Rosemary Mount News – Dignity Tree