Birthday’s at Milkwood

We celebrated lots of birthday’s over the last few weeks! Les had a proper Pompey birthday, Alice celebrated her birthday with her husband and friend. Doreen enjoyed her birthday with cake and flowers, Sheila had lots of gifts and cards and Gillian was treated to cake and lovely flowers! Dulcie received some new slippers and…

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Garden of Reflection

Nurse Karen looked at our memorial garden and felt that it didn’t do justice to remember the people who have passed away. So she decided to do something about it.Her husband had booked for her to do a tandem skydive, which was on her bucket list, and she used this to help her raise funds…

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Castleford Boutique

Today, we opened up our own ‘Castleford Boutique’ for some of the ladies to enjoy a shopping experience in their own home! We have had a selection of ladies underwear, nightwear and clothing kindly donated by Margaux Lambert. We have also had a wonderful selection of handmade children’s clothes from Sylvia Pugh. One of our…

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Puppy Love

And they call it puppy love . Today we were luckily enough to have 7 dachshund puppies come to visit. The residents absolutely loved having a cuddle, we can’t wait to gave them back!

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Afternoon Tea

One afternoon, we had a good old fashioned knees up to make our tea and cake even more enjoyable!

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Wishing Tree Trip

On Friday we were able to grant our resident her Wishing Tree wish, which was to visit Slimbridge Wetland Centre.Our visit to Slimbridge was wonderful – when we arrived we were greeted by ducks and geese, who were eager to have some of the seed that we purchased for them. She thoroughly enjoyed letting the…

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Farm Experience

Today our lovely residents have had a real farm experience! They all enjoyed the company of the animals. Residents from Chatterwood nursing home joined us as well and we all had great fun! A big thank you to the Mill Cottage Farm Experience team for this brilliant day!

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Cake & Celebrations

A very beautiful resident had her birthday today. Thank you for sharing your cake with us all Glenys and what beautiful flowers!

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Harvest Time

Our residents like to watch the farmers on their tractors busying away in the nearby fields.

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