Walmer House News – Christmas Crafts and Party

Our residents took part in some glass painting of a nativity scene that was drawn by Morgan Bentley, our Head of Care’s daughter. The finished work of art looked beautiful when it was lit up.   We had a fabulous Christmas Party on 21st December, with the Wood Family Brass Ensemble (and Harvey the Labrador) […]

Walmer House News – Talented Staff …

On 12th November we held a special Remembrance Service with the Last Post being played by Liz Wood, our Administrator. Our residents enjoyed some carol singing at the beginning of December when members of the Torbay Folk Choir visited the home. David Maddern, a Care Assistant at Walmer House, is a member of this choir […]

Walmer House News – Real Animals and Fake Bird!

A giant rabbit called Chopper and a bearded dragon came to visit our residents recently which was a great success. Meanwhile, our mischievous resident Bob always likes dressing up at every opportunity!  

Walmer House News – Visit from Animal HQ

Simon Kite from Animal HQ recently brought in dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs for our residents to enjoy looking at or stroking.

Walmer House News Stories

Oomph! Outing Some of our residents had a lovely morning trip out on the Oomph bus to Paignton with a walk along the pier and a cup of coffee in the sunshine.     Birthdays We have had several birthdays this month where a birthday cake with candles and the singing of ‘Happy Birthday to […]

Walmer House News – Royal Wedding and Recent Activities

Our residents and some family members enjoyed watching the Royal Wedding on 19th May and celebrating with a glass of Bucks Fizz and a buffet lunch.       Some recent activities our residents have enjoyed include a trip to Buckfast Abbey on the Oomph Bus, colouring butterflies, fishing for ducks and creating cards with […]

Walmer House News – Balloons and Fly Swats!

Our residents had fun with balloons and fly swats – an unlikely but effective combination! Even residents who are unable to come down to the lounge were able to join in with this activity.  

Walmer House News – The Snow!

Well, snow was the big event in March with both major and minor roads being impassable. Our dedicated care staff however battled the elements to get to work by Shanks’s pony, including our Head of Care (shown here at the front door).  Some staff even stayed overnight to ensure they would be on shift the […]