Brecon military museum

We took the residents to our local military museum to see the artefacts and learn the history. They were very interested to see all of the things that were used and worn during the World Wars. We saw lots of medals, each with different meanings, as well as guns, uniforms, flags, etc., all displayed there.…

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Trip to Royal mint

We took some residents to the Royal Mint where we learnt so much about the life cycle of coins and how much they have changed over time. We invited family members to join us so they could encounter a day out with their loved ones, with help by their side if they needed it. We…

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Pet therapy at The Mountains

Our activity team love organising special pet sessions for our residents to bond with furry friends. As you can see, the residents are truly grateful for these moments and cherish their time with the animals. We take pride in hosting these sessions as they never fail to brighten everyone’s day and bring smiles to their…

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Feeling the love at The Mountains

Valentine’s Day – Here at the mountains we have celebrated Valentine’s Day a little early, with a romantic meal for residents and their families.We provided food for everyone and a romantic setting with red roses, plenty of decoration and we even had our little helping hands to get the decorations up over the school holidays!Sidney…

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Christmas Ornaments

We created wonderful ornaments for the trees with our residents! Each person has one ornament displayed on the tree in the hall.Please feel free to take your family member’s ornament home if you wish.We would greatly appreciate any donations you could offer for the ornaments. Your contributions will help us organise more activitiesfor our community…

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Festive Trip to the Garden Centre

 Eira and Sidney had a wonderful outing to the garden centre last week! Sidney was captivated by the fish, and both were genuinely delighted with the abundance of lights and Christmas decorations. They even joined us on the spooky Halloween walk. Each time a sign prompted us to clap our hands, Sidney enthusiastically complied, setting…

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Glow Party!

 The residents had a fantastic evening celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, at our Glow Party. Recognising that many staff members were away from their families during this important celebration, we organised an event that both staff and residents could enjoy together! We curated a playlist featuring Hindu, Bollywood, and Indian-style music, accompanied by an…

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Beautiful Brecon Mountain Railway

We had an enchanting day at Brecon Mountain Railway! We embarked on a fun train ride, explored Pontsticill Reservoir, met Santa in his grotto, and enjoyed a picnic lunch aboard the train with warm cups of tea and delicious mince pies. The joy was palpable as everyone had a fantastic time, beaming with smiles from…

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Arcade Fun!

We had a fantastic time taking June and Margaret to the arcade. They had an absolute blast playing on the 2p machines, enjoying games like ‘Whack a Clown,’ and Margaret even triumphed over Rosie in air hockey!  Together, we managed to earn 51 tickets, and the ladies are excited to save them for another visit…

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Homely Afternoons

We have spent a few afternoons recently in the lounge encouraging the residents to take part in various activities. We have been helping with tea trolley and sitting with residents with music, singing and giving them company when they just want to sit and relax. We have also opened the bar and enjoyed an afternoon…

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