Today we had our own “60s Funky Fest At Castleford”! We turned back time and had a groovy Sunday afternoon! We transformed Severn lounge into a 60s psychedelic paradise, with tie dye and flower power! We stuck to the era with our food and drink and indulged on tie dye cupcakes, cream soda, spam and…

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Over the weekend one of our residents expressed that she wants to go to Spain on holiday with her friends. So today we brought Spain to Castleford! This afternoon we have had our very first Fiesta! We decorated Severn lounge with balloons and bunting, we served some traditional Spanish food and, of course, what Spanish…

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By popular demand and in screens near you soon, this week we have introduced Castleford Theatre! The audience were shown to their seats after presenting their tickets in the new and exclusive in-house theatre. They have all come to see “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”. We took our seats and started the show. People…

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Today we celebrated children in need by having a wacky hair day, we think some of our residents look rather fetching with their new looks!

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What better way to spend a cold afternoon than wrapped up in the warm with lots of chocolate?! So, today, we had a chocolate-themed afternoon! People gathered round to enjoy home-made chocolate cookies and hot chocolate! We created a hot chocolate station, where people chose what topping to have on their drink, which has promoted…

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To commemorate Remembrance Sunday we visited Chepstow to watch the Remembrance Day 2021 Parade and stayed out for brunch! Some of the residents showed interest in paying their respect for Remembrance Sunday, so we have headed into town, where we watched the parade march through the town centre. We have seen soldiers, veterans and local…

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Today, to celebrate “World Kindness Day” we have treated some of the team and relatives to bouquets of flowers and cupcakes! Our Head Of Lifestyles, Amelia, has made some lemon and white chocolate cupcakes as an act of kindness! Anna Mason, Senior Carer, said: “the cakes were absolutely beautiful!”We asked people how we could show…

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Our residents had a great afternoon making Chelsea Buns, they were brilliant at kneading and rolling the dough, adding the raisins and cutting them perfectly! They also were great at sampling their creations!

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This afternoon, on popular request, we held an afternoon tea party! We joined together in our makeshift café area, where we had scones, cupcakes and cappuccinos, listening to Ed Sheeran (Josie’s request), whilst the room filled with the smell of coffee brewing to create the perfect café atmosphere.People requested scones, but one of our residents…

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With another weekend finished at Castleford House, we’ve been up to lots of fun things! We had a visit from our therapy dog, Ernie, and celebrated the 5th of November, virtually On Saturday Amelia came in on her weekend off to bring Ernie up to see everyone! As usual, his bouncy, friendly and funny personality…

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