We’ve found lots of fun ways to keep ourselves occupied over the last few weeks. We’ve been keeping our minds busy with colouring, playing games and reading. We’ve also kept our hands busy with arts and crafts, baking and gardening. Everyone has their own favourite activities and hobbies and the home always does its best…

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During this lockdown, we have tried to keep our residents active by enabling them to participate in activities, such as singing, musical balloons and musical movement. Here, we have 3 of our staff members dancing away and shaking their maracas to some 50s rock ‘n’ roll… even some of the residents were impressed with the…

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To All Relatives and Friends We’re delighted to be opening our doors again to visitors! We know it’s been a long three months for you and your loved ones. As you can appreciate, with the threat of COVID-19 is still very real, it is vital that the re-openings take place in the safest and most…

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26.05.2020 Dear Resident/Relative and Friends This has been an extraordinary and emotional few weeks for all of us, and I wanted to write to convey my thanks to you for your cooperation with us at this time. As we continue to do as much as possible to reduce potential exposure of your loved ones to…

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It’s back.  ‘Cheesecake Tuesday’ was put on hold over the Christmas period. But with a lot of arm bending and begging, Amelia finally gave in and produced an amazing Galaxy chocolate cheesecake for us to share.  Fingers crossed, we will be having quite a few more Cheesecake Tuesdays over the next few months. 

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Many of our residents enjoy jigsaws and we buy a lot from the charity shops. Here is Barbara and Brian enjoying working together on a ‘Frozen’ jigsaw.

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It was a very different televised Easter Sunday church service this year – never before has it been conducted and broadcast from home by video link, due to a lockdown. The service, as usual, put smiles on our residents’ faces on Easter Sunday.Tom, Rhoda, Pat and Eva were thrilled to have chocolate bunny treats on…

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At Milkwood Care, we recognise that as a company, we have our part to play in looking after the environment and so we have introduced some internal initiatives to make sure we’re helping to make a difference. We now have a documented environmental policy in place that outlines how we are attempting to reduce the…

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