Walmer House News – Companions, Flowers and Postcards

Our residents were recently introduced to some new companion pets – a cat and a dog. These pets have brought many big smiles as well as a lot of happiness and comfort.  We will be taking suggestions for names very soon.       Daffodils were arranged in vases to decorate Walmer House ready for […]

Walmer House News – Friends of Walmer, and Chinese Lanterns

Jan Warren, Chairman of the Friends of Walmer celebrated her 70th birthday recently and at the end of the weekly devotions that she unfailingly delivers to our residents every Monday, we presented her with a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  Friends of Walmer have been supporting our residents for 25 years. For Chinese New Year, our […]

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 […]