Iris and Margaret enjoyed making the cookie dough for some delicious chocolate chip cookies for everyone to enjoy at afternoon tea. The talented bakers wore gloves and hand pressed each cookie. They tasted very good!

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During this lockdown, we have tried to keep our residents active by enabling them to participate in activities, such as singing, musical balloons and musical movement. Here, we have 3 of our staff members dancing away and shaking their maracas to some 50s rock ‘n’ roll… even some of the residents were impressed with the…

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Tie dye is the very ‘in style’ this year, so we decided to take this style and make it our own. Mike is very independent, and because of his young age, he’s always missed work. So, we came together and devised a plan to give Mike his own little job making tie dye T-shirts. Mike…

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To All Relatives and Friends We’re delighted to be opening our doors again to visitors! We know it’s been a long three months for you and your loved ones. As you can appreciate, with the threat of COVID-19 is still very real, it is vital that the re-openings take place in the safest and most…

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In May, Berkshire Birds of Prey came to visit the home with a static display. With the pandemic still in full swing, the staff and handlers took the utmost care to keep our residents safe with social distancing measures, appropriate PPE and thorough disinfection procedures. Rhianna and Amanda took the opportunity to hold the prey…

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Like everyone during lockdown, we have been looking for new things to do. So, after having an afternoon talking about all the television programmes that everyone enjoyed in the 70s, 80s and 90s, we decided to recapture some of the moments. First, was ‘Play your Cards Right’, which was originally hosted by Bruce Forsyth. As…

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Say ‘Hello!’ to our new residents, Joyce Beavan and Joyce Thom! Joyce Thom enjoys speaking to the staff and residents about her younger days as a teacher and about her previously owned cars! Joyce Beavan likes walkingthe home with a purpose, chatting to staff and residents and giving everyone she meets a cheeky grin.

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To boost morale at Castleford, Ben suggested that we throw a socially distanced BBQ for residents and the staff on shift.Ben was BBQ chef for the afternoon and did a fantastic job at cooking our tea. We had an amazing time enjoying the lovely weather and each other’s company. Our residents had been missing their…

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To make the most of the sunshine last month, we had a garden party!Everyone spent the whole day outside, we had a bar, BBQ, painting station and even some Karaoke sung by our Shaun.

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