The activity table continues to be at great success at Chatterwood. Residents and staff are enjoying the interaction it facilitates between everyone. Mixed teamsof staff and residents enjoy the challenge of doing quizzes against each other. They always turn out to be great fun and we all learn something new every time we play. Individuals…

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I’m delighted to share with you all that the final total for my bike ride was a massive £2338.00!!!!! Thank you all so very much. Here I am at the end of my 183 mile! Robin CheesmanDirector, Milkwood Care  To donate please go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Robin-Cheesman

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Peddling progress update – a very big thank you As November, or should I say Movember, comes to an end, I’m pleased to report that the final leg of my 183 mile bike ride has been completed.  I have been lucky during the course of the ride to have had reasonably good weather, a good…

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Here are some of the residents and staff having a cuddle, staff and residents dancing and one resident all dressed up – oh, he really does love the stage!

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Peddling progress update – a week of ups and downs It was great to see donations and pledges go past that raised last year, and at the time of writing the total has just gone past £1500.  I started the week with a hard, hilly virtual ride into Marlborough, which in reality was a hard…

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To keep us all moving, we enjoyed a sports afternoon when residents chose what they wanted to play and opted for golf and basketball. Zero ‘hole in ones’ were scored but there were plenty of points scored all round in both games. The residents always enjoy playing games and egging each other on and it…

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Peddling progress update – a virtual tour around all the Milkwood Care homes Day 5 and Day 6, I travelled on from Abergavenny and was accompanied for most of the time by Janet. She rode along, thinking that she could stop to do some shopping in Abergavenny, Monmouth or Chepstow, and was most disappointed that…

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As we all know , it was a very different Remembrance Day this year as the public were not allowed to attend the Cenotaph for the Remembrance service. However, each and every one of us wanted to remember someone.So, at Chatterwood, we coloured in poppies, and one of the residents made a poppy and placed…

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A virtual tour around all the Milkwood Care homes Last year, I was talked into growing a moustache as a Movember fundraising challenge, but my sons insisted that that wasn’t enough, and talked me into a month of walking, rowing and swimming! It was worth it though, because not only did I feel fitter, but…

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Last week, we purchased an interactive table and many residents have already taken to it like a duck to water. They are enjoying playing lots of games, like lawn green bowls, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and guessing games. The table is going to be a great asset for one to one activities and…

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