Alexander House News – The year in Wimbledon so far

This has been a busy year so far, and it’s only February! Just before the end of last year we had a visit from Santa’s little helper which really made the day for our residents. We started the year with a bang by lighting fireworks, singing and sharing a drink on New Year’s Eve. It […]

Alexander House News – Volunteer Award

At the end of November during the Keychange conference, the annual Keychange awards were presented to those who were present in person at the awards dinner and accepted by a community representative on behalf of those who were not there. Alexander House won three awards altogether in 2019; one of them was in the category […]

Alexander House News – Pet Therapy, and a Birthday

Pet Therapy recently visited Alexander House and residents and staff were surprised at the variety of unusual pets that they could observe, handle and stroke.         We also celebrated a birthday recently – Maurice had asked for a Dundee cake as a birthday cake and was delighted with the delicious baking produced […]

Alexander House News – Photos from our Garden Party

Alexander House News – Gardening Class

One of the wonderful activities on offer at Alexander House is a regular Gardening Class. We took photographs at a recent class in our beautiful garden.  Some members of the class loved “getting their hands dirty” and feeling the warm compost, while others enjoyed sitting in the beautiful sunshine and holding some flowers.

Alexander House is taking part in Care Home Open Day

We are taking part in Care Home Open Day on Friday 28th June and look forward to welcoming visitors from the local community to our lovely home.  Our doors will be open from 10.30 am to 6 pm, including a barbecue at 12.30 pm and games and afternoon tea in our beautiful garden.  We are […]

Alexander House News – Christmas Visit from Central Office

Like last year Keychange colleagues from Central Office visited Alexander House at Christmas time and joined in with the Carol Service on Wednesday 19th December.  This was followed by a Christmas Quiz which was enjoyed by all.   Afterwards they spent time chatting with residents and staff while enjoying afternoon tea. The beautiful Christmas decorations […]

Alexander House News – Wimbledon Winter

We know that other parts of the country had real heavy snow but in London we get excited with a few flakes and thought we would include a photo of how it transformed our garden.     On 9th December 2017 the Carousel Theatre company entertained the residents and relatives with Cinderella which was enjoyed […]