Walmer House News – Celebrating with Cakes!

A cake enhances every occasion and is often the centrepiece of the celebration.  This is very much the case at Walmer House, where one of the cooks, Hazel West, specialises in cake-baking and cake-decorating.  Her wonderful creations for various occasions are enjoyed and appreciated by residents, visitors, relatives and staff – here are some examples.  Part of […]

Walmer House News – Recent Events

In February a production of “Titanic” was presented by the staff of Walmer House. It went really well and there was a good number of visitors as it coincided with monthly Coffee Morning organised by the Friends of Walmer House. A delicious buffet had been prepared and the very successful event was enjoyed by residents […]

Walmer House News – Christmas at Walmer House

Everyone had a wonderful time at the Walmer House Christmas Party, held on 17th December.  The tables were laid in festive mood and the Christmas cake had been baked and beautifully decorated by Hazel West, head cook at the home.  She was joined in the kitchen by the Manager, Ena Bell and the other kitchen […]

Walmer House News – Visit from Rosh Milner

The new Chair of Keychange Charity, Mrs Rosh Milner, has been making her way round Keychange homes and here she was visiting Walmer House in Torquay.  Her visit coincided with a Singalong in the lounge, with the piano being played by the husband of one of the people living at Walmer House.  

Walmer House News – Musical Visits

We recently enjoyed a visit by some of the children from Furrough Cross Junior Church who came to worship with the residents. We also had visits from Central Church Bell Plates group and from our regular singer who plays the piano and sings hymns for the residents.

Walmer House News – Celebrating 25 Years as a Care Home

Walmer House celebrated 25 years of care for the elderly on Saturday  5th April with a Thanksgiving  Service at the home. The service  was conducted by Rev Andrew Green of Upton Vale Baptist Church, the prayers were led by Rev Gavin Hancock, Rev David Luce was at the piano and the singers were a group […]

Walmer House News – Wyn, 100, ‘arrived with the Christmas pud’.

Torquay resident Wyn Wright celebrated her 100th birthday on Christmas Day. Wyn was said to have arrived ‘with the Christmas pudding’ in Hammersmith, London in 1913. She celebrated her birthday with a card from the Queen and a visit from Torbay Council chairman Julien Parrott and his wife Sue at Walmer House, Ash Hill Road, […]