When we can’t go out for afternoon tea, we make the afternoon tea come to us! We recently received a beautiful china tea set for us to use at Braeburn. A fewtimes a month, we go all out and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, with tea, cake and scones. It really does bring a lot…

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With a little help from Jean, John completed a beautiful puzzle of a sheepdog. Did you know that Australian shepherd dogs are happiest when working, herding sheep or providing search and rescue services? It is believed that a Scottish Border collie was sent to Australia to help ranchers herd their sheep. There, it was crossed…

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Over the last few weeks, three of our residents celebrated their birthdays. Mr Alan Harper, Mr Dennis Watkins and Mrs Tahereh Javady. The trio all received birthday cakes and presents and they enjoyed having “Happy Birthday” sung to them.

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We really enjoyed planting seeds ready for the beginning of Spring. We are really looking forward to watching them grow!

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To celebrate Burn’s Night, we had a traditional lunch, with all the trimmings. We even had Bill playing the bagpipes whilst we tucked in. Bill played outside the dining room in the grounds, we heard him loud and clear with the windows open!!!

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This morning we have spent some time on our Tovertafel! Our residents have really enjoyed the positive stimulation that the Tovertafel has provided them with! This incredible piece of technology has allowed the people we care for this morning to polish cutlery, enjoy a steak dinner, throwing the ball for the puppies and so much…

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We had a fabulous evening celebrating Burns Night. We all chatted about the traditions and even had a go on the bagpipes! We then had a traditional meal complete with haggis and a dram of whisky! Great fun was had by all.

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We wanted to create some beautiful wall art to go on display here at The Mountains. Our residents got super crafty and created this wonderful flower masterpiece. We think it looks fabulous!

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We wanted to share with you how beautiful the grounds at Milkwood House looked in the snow. Our residents loved waking up to this winter wonderland!

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When we saw the snow fall in our beautiful garden, our residents couldn’t wait to get out and explore. We wrapped up warm and went for a little walk around the garden, it looked so wonderful!

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