Alexander House News – Strawberry Garden Party

On Saturday 20th July we had our annual garden party.  We named it a Strawberry Garden Party. The weather was perfect as it had cooled down from the heat wave during that week but remained warm and sunny.  Fresh “Wimbledon Strawberries” and Pimms were amongst the many things both residents and visitors enjoyed that day.  We […]

Rose Lawn News – Visit from Willow the Donkey

On 23rd July we had a visit from Willow, a donkey from the local Donkey Sanctuary.  Residents were pleased and some a little surprised when he came to see them in the lounge and even their bedrooms.  Willow’s visit was really enjoyable for everyone and certainly a talking-point amongst those living and working at Rose […]

Fair Havens News – Annual Strawberry Fayre

Residents, their families and guests, enjoyed the annual Strawberry Fayre, with afternoon tea under the shade of the bunting-draped apple tree or the coolness of the lounge areas.  Less able residents were supported to enjoy the food on offer by providing it prepared to meet their specific needs.  This enabled them to remain as independent […]

The Mount News – Happy Birthday!

This is the birthday of one of our residents, Madge Forsyth.  Manager Margaret Barrett presents her with a birthday cake complete with lit candles and leads the singing of “Happy Birthday”.  Madge’s two daughters were able to come and join the celebrations as well as friends she had not seen for a long time.  She […]

Erith House News – “People, Laughter and Fun”

Our residents have enjoyed a wonderful month of sunshine through July, here on the English Riviera, broken only by a downpour on Saturday 27th.  This was the day of our Garden Party – Oops!  However, we brought our Garden Party indoors and transformed this beautiful Victorian mansion house into a vibrant and busy destination, bursting […]

Rosemary Mount News – Baking Day

With the temperatures rising the residents at Rosemary Mount have been out and about in the gardens and have had their lunch ‘al fresco’.  Cooking with Liz is a popular pastime for our residents where they have been making seasonal strawberry flans and bread rolls.  The next delightful creation ‘marzipan fruits’, is a skill one […]

Romans News – BBQ in the Garden

The residents decided it was too hot for hot dinners, so Sandra the cook came up with having a BBQ in the shade of the garden.  Everyone enjoyed the sausages, burgers, and chicken kebabs with salad and side dishes.  The ice cream sundaes for dessert were a hit.  Betty said that it was nice that […]

Romans News – Owls visit Romans Care Home

Just Owls came to visit Romans recently to talk about their Owls and let us handle them. John and Ron started Just Owls as a hobby and now do 52 talks a year to schools, youth centres and residential care homes.  They do not charge for their time, but enjoy a cup of tea and […]