After the success of our virtual aeroplane ride we decided to try something different. Today we opened the gangway to the Caribbean Princess Starliner and boarded Castleford Cruises for a trip around the Caribbean. Guests boarded the ship and we gently sailed around the Caribbean islands. St. Lucia was our favourite island that we docked…

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For the residents tea time, they tucked in to a delicious cheesecake. Lovingly prepared by one of our very talented chefs. The resident thought it was very yummy!

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We spent some time in the garden today with the last blooms of summer, the dementia table and welcoming back music and movement. We’ve had a great week!

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Today, Castleford House opened the “Wet N’ Wild Water Park” for the first time! With the scorching weather what better way to keep cool and have the most fun than by jumping into rubber ring and racing down a water slide!? Everyone living at Castleford, staff and some of the relatives have had the most…

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Rosemary & Susan both had a lovely time celebrating their birthdays, receiving cards and presents from their families and being treated to delicious cakes. We wished them all the very best on their special days and hope they have many more.

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Today we visited Monmouth, which was one of our residents’ wish on our wishing tree! She regularly talks about Monmouth and tells us this is where she grew up, so us enabling her to visit her hometown again was very meaningful to her She invited another resident along to explore Monmouth town, visit a local…

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Today we welcomed back some of our old friends ,Berkshire birds of prey .It was lovely to interact with the outside world again with covid restrictions in place.

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Today we had a “takeaway and tipples” evening! We have all enjoyed a kebab takeaway from one of the local shops, Babylon Gardens! We have indulged on pizza, popcorn chicken, lamb and chicken donner! A selection of drinks were also available for people to have. The gin and tonic has been particularly popular! We have…

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Who doesn’t love a little shopping spree? Or sundaes? We certainly do, here at Castleford! Yesterday we were lucky enough to be able to welcome Jackie Scarfe, who owns @Classic Clothing, back into the home. Jackie comes into the homes and sets up clothes and accessories in a shop layout for people to walk around…

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Milkwood Care Covid-19 Response – July 19th 2021. As of the 19th July, in line with the latest Government guidance in England and Wales, we are facilitating additional visiting within our homes and residents can now receive unlimited nominated visitors. Our visiting guidance remains necessarily cautious, and we will monitor the situation as we increase…

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