Our talented cook and activities co-ordinator, Ann, spent time making these wonderful headbands for NHS staff. Delia and Beryl helped to sew buttons onto the ends of each one. A mask’s elastic can be attached to the headband, preventing the back of ear from becoming sore. These, along with material masks, will be donated to…

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To keep everyone amused during lockdown, we often get the Karaoke machine out and staff and residents sing along. Abba seems to be the most popular choice, probably because everyone knows the words. We do this in the communal areas, the carers have been taking it around residents’ rooms for those who don’t come down…

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We also like relax inside with crafting, colouring and playing games or chatting to family online, on our iPad.

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Here we have our two fathers of the home, Colin and Barry! Barry enjoyed reading his cards from his sons which left him feeling extremely loved and appreciated – he even shed a little, happy tear! Barry enjoyed sharing his chocolate with his friends and enjoying the views from the living room window. Colin was…

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It was a busy day for the men (and ladies!) on Father’s Day. Many of our chaps received presents and cards from their loved ones and everyone helped to design our Father’s Day display.

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Our residents love to be pampered – and with services currently closed, our activities team have been getting creative. On several afternoons we have turned the orangery into both a hair salon and a nail parlour. As you can see, the residents really enjoyed their treatments. Delia put her past skills to use and gave…

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Our senior carer, Chrissy, brought in her lovely kittens to visit the home. They were full of life and mischief, climbing and running around. The residents loved watching them, and even got to have a little cuddle once they had settled down. The kittens were so adorable and made the afternoon that they spent with…

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We have recently had a spell of really hot weather and residents have enjoyed eating Ice lollies to cool down.

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With all the nice weather, we have been outside and able to make sure our raised beds are looking their best. We’ve planted new flowers and they look incredibly bright and cheery!

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