We had great fun creating our own flavoured chocolate. We made delicious chocolate slabs with a variety of different flavourings. The people we care for had a great time creating the concoctions. Once chilled we are very much looking forward to sampling them.

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Today we have made this beautiful Victoria Sponge! The two lovely residents have worked together brilliantly taking it in turns to stir the ingredients and, of course, tasting the mixture! (They both agreed this was tradition.) We have then iced and decorated the cake and then inevitably eaten it all up .The cake looked fantastic…

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Today, we have got creative and made our own soap! We started by melting down plain glycerine soap and using different colours, flavours and flowers. We created our own individual soaps- which smell absolutely beautiful! The people we care for have done a fantastic job!

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To kick of the new year we have started with a ladies lunch. Today we have enjoyed a home made antipasto platter! We have indulged on a fantastic selection of cheese, meats and breads and of course some champagne! We have eaten copious amounts and laughed endlessly.

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We have had a lovely afternoon here getting creative and making these beautiful Christmas decorations to go around the home! Using natural resources, we have inserted them into some oasis to create these fantastic displays.

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After a recent huge success with doll therapy here, we decided to invest in a new doll. We reached out on Facebook to a reborn doll group where we asked if any were for sale. We had an incredible response, and a lady reached out to us with this beautiful little boy doll. We purchased…

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We have had such a fantastic afternoon working once again with BBC Radio Gloucester! With the amazing support from staff and relatives we managed to sing for the people we care for outside the conservatory and it was just incredible .We were also joined by Jaike Annetts who brought along his festive vehicle for us…

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It is rarely heard of in a workplace these days, so a celebration is in order when someone reaches 25 years of service. On 8th October, Andrea Field celebrated 25 years working at Castleford. It is very important for us all to acknowledge this wonderful achievement. The residents and staff enjoyed a celebratory lunch with…

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This evening we welcomed ‘Chepstow Musical Show Choir’ to Castleford for a COVID-style concert The lovely singers performed outside of our conservatory where we sat in the warm and enjoyed the performance with hot chocolate and Xmas cookies It was absolutely lovely to enjoy a Christmas concert and have a bit of normality in our…

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We decided to reopen the Castleford Spa due to popular demand. Myself and Becky opened up on a Saturday morning to provide facial, hand and foot treatments, accompanied by complimentary drinks and snacks. The people we care for had a fantastic time relaxing and enjoying the experience at the Castleford Spa.

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