Valentines Day

We had a great time celebrating Valentine’s Day! We arranged a special event for everyone to enjoy, with live music from Donna Kennedy, a scone station and lots of bubbly in our romantically themed dining room! Everyone brought their best dance moves and it was beautiful to see people dancing, laughing and singing! We ended…

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Pancake Day

We celebrated pancake day with homemade chocolate and cream pancakes! Our finest chefs came together, with their spatulas ready, to cook some pancakes for everyone to try The pancakes have gone down a ‘sweet treat’ and were devoured by everyone! Sheila said: “well I must that, that was absolutely gorgeous!”

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Noah’s Ark Zoo

Josie and Kath visited Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm! This was a first-time and incredible experience for us all! The ladies experienced a variety of exotic animals, a wheelchair-friendly park, an elephant talk from the head zookeeper and we were even lucky enough to bump into the zoo founder, Christina Bush, who told us the amazing…

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Looking back at an Incredible Year!- Awards and Certificates

On Tuesday, November 28th, Amelia and Fiona attended the graduation ceremony at the Pavilion in Cheltenham, receiving theircertificates for completing the Dementia Link Workers and Leads course, part of the May 2023 cohort.This twelve-week course, held weekly in Cheltenham, focuses on dementia best practices, emphasising innovative approaches tosupporting individuals with dementia. Fiona successfully qualified as…

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A WONDERFUL story from Castleford House 🎄

Our wonderful Kath said that she “wants to make something for the girls”. After some serious thinking, we decided we would do some baking, as Kath is well-known for her culinary skills! Kath also decided it was a “merry Christmas treat” so we baked some double chocolate brownies in the shape of trees and added…

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Christmas baking at Castleford! 🎄

The Christmas pastries turned out amazing, and tasted even better! We, of course, carried out our baking session with some festive songs and all joined in with a Christmas sing along! Feeling incredibly festive here at Milkwood Care!

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Happy Halloween from Castleford

Happy Halloween from Castleford House! 🎃 So much fun was had taking these pics with our residents and team, lots of smiles and laughter which is all we ever want. Happy residents and a happy team. Well done to the staff for creating such a memorable Halloween for our residents at Castleford!

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The Care Show 2023

The NEC, Birmingham, hosted the Care Show on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th October 2023 for two days of incredible social care activity. This is the place to go to learn about new and innovative products/schemes, listen to panels and talks, and meeting incredible people in the world of social care. Home Manager Ben attended…

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Friday Night Dinner!

This evening John hosted a special Friday night dinner with his friends! John made a wish to host an “Indian dinner party with Sheila, Monica and Louise” and tonight we helped him achieve that wish With a wide spread of Indian takeaway cuisine, everyone enjoyed a flavoursome feast! We toasted to John, to thank him…

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A Shining Star at Castleford

She’s done it again! Congratulations Amelia Pace for winning the ‘Activity in Care Award’ at The GCPA – Gloucestershire Care Providers Awards. We are incredibly proud of you and all that you do at Castleford House!

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