Rose Lawn News – Lindy Hoppers

On 8th January, The South West Lindy Hoppers visited. They show us their moves, but encourage residents and staff to join in and learn the dances. Sheelagh, a resident at Rose Lawn is particularly good at picking up the routine and has amazing rhythm. A video of Sheelagh and Derek from Lindy Hoppers was put […]

Rose Lawn News – Outstanding Again!

Following a recent CQC Inspection at our Keychange Care Community in Sidmouth, Rose Lawn, we are delighted to confirm that it has been rated as Outstanding once again. This is a huge achievement by all the community leaders and staff. Georgina Patch, Manager says “We are extremely proud to have retained and improved our rating […]

Rose Lawn News – Rose Lawn Meets Technology

At Rose Lawn we were very lucky to be able to buy an interactive table. It is a screen, almost like a giant ipad, where we can play games, research topics, watch movies, listen to music, draw and paint and the list goes on! It can be used as a television screen, or as a […]

Rose Lawn News – Sidmouth Folk Festival and Keychange Visitors

Sidmouth Folk Festival – previously Sidmouth Folk Week – is a week filled with folk music, singing, dancing, pub sessions, concerts and cream teas, focused in the centre of Sidmouth, Devon and on the sea front. And has been running for 65 years! It took place from 2nd – 9th of August. Some of the residents enjoyed […]

Rose Lawn News – Integrating Generations Through Art

Diana, one of our residents recently had her artwork displayed at Kennaway House in Sidmouth. This was an exhibition arranged by The Sidmouth Arts Society and Sidmouth College. The theme was “Perfect Imperfection – The Joy of Art”. Deirdre Housom from the Arts Society has been visiting Rose Lawn over the last few months to […]

Rose Lawn News – Dorothy turns 104!

On 18th February we celebrated Dorothy’s 104th birthday. Some of her family members came to join Dorothy for lunch, and we celebrated with a buffet lunch and an amazing cake cooked by head chef Jack.   Dorothy enjoyed her day immensely. When asked what was the secret of a long life, Dorothy replied: “A good […]

Rose Lawn News – Seasonal Snapshots


Rose Lawn News – Local Church Toddler Group Visits Every Month

We have recently had the local Methodist church toddler group visiting every month. They come and sing songs with us, and the residents love having cuddles and learning new movements to nursery rhymes. It is amazing to know that the oldest member in the group is 103 years old and the youngest is 4 weeks old! […]