Helen’s inspiring sponsored walk for dementia

At Applewood, we are continually inspired by the kindness and dedication of our residents and their families. Today, we are thrilled to share the heart-warming story of one of our residents’ family members, Helen, who recently demonstrated extraordinary commitment by participating in a sponsored walk to raise money for dementia. On May 11th, Helen embarked…

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Pick n’Mix

Our residents recently indulged in a yummy Pick ‘n’ Mix sweets session, bringing back fond memories and spreading smiles all around. The assortment of colourful sweets, provided a perfect opportunity for everyone to reminisce and share stories of their favourite sweets from the past. It was interesting to hear how many of us remember our…

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Furry cuddles

Warm cuddles and waggy tails. This is what brings so much joy to our home whenever we receive a visit from a furry friend. What makes it even more special is that each resident can spend special time with a pet companion when they visit, as we ensure that everyone is allocated time in their…

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Alzheimer’s Society charity run

 Below is an email that we received from a family member who is completing a run for Alzheimer’s: “My Aunty has lived at Applewood for several years now and having seen the changes in her during the time there and prior to her move, I thought I would do a challenge to support Alzheimers Society.…

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Pizza party time!

Our residents love pizza making time! With dough, sauce, and toppings galore, they gather in the lounge for a fun and tasty activity. Each adds their personal touch to their pizza before sharing and savouring the delicious results together. It’s not just about the food—it’s about the laughter and togetherness that make these moments unforgettable.

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Indoor bowling fun at Applewood

Our lovely residents at Applewood adore playing indoor ten-pin bowling. In our recreation area, they take turns rolling the ball along the floor, aiming for strikes and spares. Beyond the fun, bowling offers cognitive and physical benefits, alongside fostering friendships and creating cherished memories.

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Applewood celebrates the Year of the Dragon!

At Applewood, we celebrated the Chinese New Year with great joy as we welcomed the Year of the Dragon! Residents, staff, and families gathered for a vibrant celebration filled with traditional activities. We decorated the dining room with beautiful dragon-themed decorations and enjoyed some themed treats. Wishing everyone health, happiness, and prosperity in the Year…

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Birthdays at Applewood!

We’ve had a number of birthdays at Applewood recently. Big birthday wishes to Maureen, Irene, Howard, and Sylvia from all of us at Applewood!

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Spooky fun at Applewood

One thing is for sure, we could never be accused of not dressing up for an occasion! Bats, pumpkins, witch hats and even devil bandanas made for a spooktastic day at Applewood. Look at all these beaming faces wearing scary costumes. A fun and happy day for all!

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