Old Station Close in ShepshedWe had a week-long International Women’s Day here at Old Station Close. Our ladies celebrated with a party, a pamper experience with foot soaks and relaxing face masks, a zen session, games and flower arranging. It was such a lovely week celebrating the wonderful ladies in our home.
Riversway in BristolWe had a lovely sing-song on Saturday with some of our residents. We enjoyed lots of refreshments and sang along to lots of old music. We all held hands and had a wonderful afternoon together!
Clarence House and the Netherlands in HorncastleOur lovely manager Eleanor had this message to share: “My dearest Clarence House and the Netherlands. Just wanted to say thank you very much to support me in such a difficult time for me, as my mother and friends are in Mariupol in Ukraine without any news or connections.”
Riversway in BristolWe received these lovely flowers to hand out from our local Coop! Thank you so much, the residents really love receiving lots of bunches of flowers for their rooms!
The Fieldings in Sutton-in-AshfieldWe took a trip to the York Castle Museum. They had plenty of Victorian area themed attractions for us to look at and explore and the old Prisons were so much fun to wander around and learn about.
Riversway in BristolDavid enjoyed playing a game of pairs on the giant iPad! We then enjoyed a nice cuppa and a chat after the game.
We had some St Patrick’s day dazzle yesterday.
We handed out some locket cakes and a few teddies to the residents as a little treat for the day!
Barons Park in Kirby MuxloeAlfie, the therapy pony, visited us early last week. The residents absolutely loved him, it was such a fun afternoon!
Oakdene in MansfieldWe enjoyed a lovely bus trip out to Derby to see the sights. We also enjoyed a lovely Pub Lunch whilst on our trip out. It was such a wonderful day out!
The Fieldings in Sutton-in-AshfieldFor International Women’s Day, last week we wrote inspirational sayings on mugs with pens for pottery, so the ladies could share a cuppa and a message together!
Riversway in BristolPam and Valerie loved the daffodils from M&S we got for them! We thought it would be nice to see some spring flowers in their windows.
For Social Care Day of Remembrance and Reflection today, we helped the residents to write out what they reflect on for their posters. We had a nice talk about how we thank lots of different people in the social care sector and also our friends and families we have sadly lost.
St Patrick’s day today, we made these cute leprechaun hats that we filled with sweats! We had lots of fun and we enjoyed picking our favourite sweets from the selection! We had tea, coffee and cakes while we were busy working
St Patricks Day at Riversway Pub Club today, with lots of dancing and singing to Irish music! We watched some Irish dancing on the big iPad and enjoyed each other’s company with lots of refreshments.
Stoneygate Road in LeicesterToday is Social Care Day of Remember and Reflection and the residents coloured in some posters whilst we remembered those who helped us during the pandemic and to remind us of those who we lost.
Westerlands in East RidingIt felt like a cake making day at Brough Lodge, so we got together to make some lovely rice crispy cakes. Everyone had a brilliant time, so much fun, especially the mixing.
Lutterworth Country HouseHappy St Patrick’s Day everyone! We got out our old hats, and our lovely Fred played some songs for us all to enjoy! Everyone had so much fun!
Stoneygate Road in LeicesterWe made the most of the nice weather and went for a coffee and cake at our local coffee shop! It was so nice to get out of the home and enjoy the sun!
Riversway in BristolRita enjoyed having her hair washed and set! We had a lovely afternoon with music, tea and cakes. She looked beautiful with her new hair-do!
White AcresWe are having a staff PJ day in the home today for Red Nose Day! One of our residents loved the idea so much they wanted a snap with one of us!
Barons Park in Kirby MuxloeWe enjoyed a lovely trip out to Bradgate Park for a nice wander around and sightseeing. We got to see some lovely pieces of nature, including some deer. After all our walking, we decided to enjoy a nice pub lunch. It was such a wonderful day.
Oakdene in MansfieldWe had a lovely afternoon out for some bowling. The residents loved the bowling session and after we all enjoyed a drink and burger afterwards.
Old Station Close in ShepshedYesterday we had a party for St Patrick’s day! The staff dressed in green and residents had party games and green party food. It was such a lovely day!
Meadow View in AlcesterWe are so excited in the home, the donated Birdbox is finally in use, as we have blue tits nesting in the garden!
Riversway in BristolStella loves smarties so we took some up for her as a surprise! She was really happy with the gift!
Bleddyn enjoyed his Welsh cakes. There his absolute favourite and he enjoyed them with a good cuppa!
Oakdene in MansfieldWe had a wonderful afternoon playing some classic games!
The residents had so much fun playing in our new Games room. Some fan favourites are the air hockey table and the Pac-Man machine.
The Fieldings in Sutton-in-AshfieldWe made some lovely reflective butterflies. We created the butterfly shape out of cardboard then added cut CDs to the butterfly to make the reflective effect.
Meadow View in AlcesterWe celebrated nutrition and hydration week in the home with some Mocktails! Everyone enjoyed the different drinks, they all thought they were very tasty indeed!
Riversway in BristolMarlos Back! He loved all the attention, cuddles and treats we gave him! As you can see he definitely put smiles on the resident’s faces!
Meadow View in AlcesterWe had a wonderful visit from Lollipop Ponies. The residents absolutely loved the Ponies as faces just lit with joy when they saw them!
Oakdene in Mansfield
The residents enjoyed their first movie in our new Cinema Room.
They chose James Bond, and they all had a brilliant time!