We are so proud that BBC Gloucester featured some of our fantastic work on their page once again!We strive to provide ‘out of the box’ and stimulating activities for the people living at Castleford House, and we feel that we managed to achieve this with our ‘Inking And Drinking’ afternoon. It helped to lift people’s…

Read More

We have found the perfect way to stay cool on this very hot sunny day.This afternoon, we visited the Castleford Ice Cream Parlour, where we treated ourselves to single and double scoop ice-creams and some delicious ice-cream sundaes.The favourite sweet treat of the afternoon was undoubtedly the mint choc chip with a flake and everyone…

Read More

Today we boarded Castleford Airways and caught the Milkwood Airbus to Ibiza! We created a cabin in Wye Lounge and used the TV to display a take off, flying and landing simulation for people to experience a flight to Ibiza, all from the comfort of our home! People who boarded the CF212707 flight to Ibiza…

Read More

This afternoon one of our gentleman requested a pint and so we decided to open up The Castleford Arms! People have joined us in the pub to enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages and snacks, all whilst appreciating company with good friends! Whilst enjoying a tipple we have danced and sang the afternoon away with…

Read More

This afternoon we learned that most people have a wild side and we wanted to explore that! We also wanted to try something very different so we opened our own ‘Castleford Tattoo Parlour’ People have visited the parlour, set up in the Severn Lounge, to receive temporary tattoos of their choice! We did this whilst…

Read More

Today, back by popular demand, cheese tasting has made a return! This morning we visited Chepstow Farm Shop and picked up a selection of cheeses! We asked people what they wanted to try and the most popular answer was cheddar and Stilton, so that’s what we got! To accompany the cheeses we had both white…

Read More

At the request of of one the residents, today we have done some baking! Because it is “World Chocolate Day” we decided to make a chocolate cake! Two of the ladies took charge of the activity! They weighed and combined the ingredients and greased the cake tins. The gentleman also got in on the action…

Read More

Today is National Thank You day! To commemorate this day we have created thank you cards, handed out roses and thought about what we’re thankful for! To show our thanks to our community we have created cards and personalised each one to give thanks for supporting us, especially during uncertain times that we have recently…

Read More

We have had an amazing time this afternoon at the Castleford Coffee House.We have spent a few hours spending quality time chatting with our friends, listening to music and sampling some delicious coffee.Without a doubt the favourite coffee was the home made caramel Iced frappé that two of our ladies said was one of the…

Read More

It’s Pimms o’clock at Castleford today! We celebrated this sunny day with a Pimms party in the sensory garden with our residents.To create the traditional Pimms drink we have harvested our home-grown strawberries and mint. We asked one of our residents how she felt about growing something in the garden and being able to eat…

Read More