These cheerful displays in our home were created by our lovely ladies – Elizabeth, Jinny, Jean and Barbara. They chose a selection of colourful flowers – including carnations and tulips. The ladies got to work trimming the stems and arranging the bunches. We all agree that flowers make the home feel more inviting, brighten up…

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We took advantage of the sunnier days we’ve been having and decided to have a little mooch in the garden. We checked on the duck pond and to see how our fruit was growing. We then had a well deserved break in the sunshine, with a little visit from Romeo!

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Three of our residents celebrated birthdays in February – Mrs Heather Rippon, Mr JV Edwards and Mr Melvyn Blanchard.The kitchen made birthday cakes for the trio and everyone sang “Happy Birthday” to them.

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Jordan and the residents have been making pots. These are coiled pots and hand built using air drying clay. The residents had so much fun making these and once fully dried, they will be painted and varnished. This is a great activity for enabling our residents to be creative and keeps the hands nimble and…

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Christine, Judith, Edith and Gwen had an enjoyable afternoon making cakes. Edith didn’t want to ice hers, she just fancied eating them as they were, and quickly, as the baking aromas were so irresistible.

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Milkwood Care Covid-19 Response – 29th Match 2021. As of the 8th March we have opened every one of our homes to internal visits and have policies in place for this that acknowledge the latest Government guidance in England and Wales. Our visiting guidance remains necessarily cautious, and we will monitor the situation as we increase indoor…

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On Monday 15th March, for the first time in a long time, we had the pleasure of a COVID-safe Environmental Health inspection in our kitchen. Rob and the team haveworked so incredibly well to ensure that hygiene and infection control standards have remained high in the kitchen and have been rewarded by retaining their fivestar…

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Our residents thoroughly enjoyed helping to make a “Thoughts and Wishes tree to go display at the home. It’s a lovely feature to the home and the residents love sharing all their thoughts and wishes with one another.

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