Fair Havens News – Visit from Creature Teachers

At the residents’ request, Creature Teachers visited the home again.  The Creature Teachers are two young ladies who explain details about the various animals that they bring with them.  They then support residents to interact with the animals.  On this visit they brought with them tight-rope walking furless rats to entertain people with their tricks; […]

Romans News – Joining the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

On Friday 27th September 2013, at Romans care home we shall be taking part in the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” to join the worldwide efforts to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Preparations are being made and invitations have gone out.  We will be charging £2 for a coffee and a cake.  Please join us […]

Erith House News – Regular Activities, Events and Entertainment

There is a great emphasis here at Erith House on activities for our residents.  It is important that they live their lives as fully as possible and that an enriched programme of events is available all year round. When the summer months drift gently into autumn and then winter, the bright sunlit spaces that are […]

Rose Lawn News – Sidmouth’s Annual Folk Festival

Here at Rose Lawn we had a busy week at the beginning of August because of Sidmouth’s annual Folk Festival.  We enjoyed a fish-and-chip outing to the seafront; we were lucky enough to have volunteers willing to give their time in exchange for a free lunch!!  We also enjoyed some of the folk entertainment here […]

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 […]