Walmer House News – Exciting Times Ahead!

As Carol Jackson has taken on the management of Walmer House alongside Keychange’s other care home in Torquay, Erith House, it is an exciting time for everyone involved. The team is looking forward to new ways of working together and bringing an extra bit of light into everyone’s life. This involves a new team structure, […]

Walmer House News – Sunny Garden Party!

Our annual Garden Party in August went very well and the residents really enjoyed the day. We were so thankful that the weather was gloriously sunny and warm all day. In fact it was one of the best days of the whole summer, and the sunshine made such a difference to our special day.  Jutta […]

Walmer House News – Old Time Songs

Residents at Walmer House were recently entertained by the choir from the local Women’s Institute. They sang mostly old time songs from the war years. The residents really enjoyed it.

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.