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A Week at PrimeLife 25th – 31st July 2022

Monday 25th

 

Meadow View in Alcester

A huge well done to the whole team for this lovely #review they received on carehome.co.uk! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ “Moving my mother with dementia from her independent life into a care home could have been difficult – it was not…….” Read the full review here!  

Riversway in Bristol

We made these delicious fruit tarts. We enjoyed cutting up the fruit and mixing all the ingredients together. Whilst we worked we had lots of chats and enjoyed each otherโ€™s company.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

One of our residents enjoying the sunshine, whilst keeping cool in the shade.  

Tuesday 26th

 

Barons Park in Kirby Muxloe

A huge well done to the whole team for this lovely #review they received on carehome.co.uk! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ “The staff ensured my nan was safe, comfortable, pain free, and enabled her to have a peaceful and dignified death…….” Read the full review here!

Oakdene in Mansfield

With the really hot weather, we made sure to keep our lovely garden well watered.  

Riversway in Bristol

Bridget enjoyed playing some memory games on the giant iPad. She enjoyed a nice chat with Teresa and a coffee with a cake whilst she played.  

Stoneygate Oaklands in Leicester

We all chose to do some expressive artwork, thinking about colour, shapes, objects and things that make us happy. This is what the team came up with. We think they all did a brilliant job!  

Little Acers in Nuthall

The new LA Cafรฉ is now open at Little Acers and welcomes all. We have a variety of lovely homemade cakes and treats available to purchase for a small amount. All money goes back into our home for the residents. We look forward to seeing some of you within our new LA Cafe.  

Wednesday 27th

 

PrimeLife

Managers from the homes and the Quality Matters Team came together to undertake some training on our newly installed LifeVac system.
The LifeVac system has already saved a life in one of our homes and even though we hope a choking incident doesn’t occur we are confident we have the correct tools to help save lives.
 

Riversway in Bristol

We welcomed back the wonderful Andy T once again. Everyone had a great time in our pretty garden listening to Andy sing some old classics. We had lots of drinks and ice lollies due to the very hot weather and made sure to have our sun hats on and umbrellas up. There was a lovely breeze and it was good to be outside in the fresh air.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

We had a fun outdoor exercise session with some hula hooping and badminton. We even got our outdoor bowling set out and had a few rounds. Everyone had a lot of fun and was a brilliant way to get a workout in.  

Thursday 28th

 

Riversway in Bristol

Pub Club is back! We all had a lovely afternoon singing, dancing, enjoying lots of refreshments and, of course, each otherโ€™s company! David celebrated his 80th Birthday on 20th July. David loved having the company of his wife Gill and a few friends who visited for a little lunchtime buffet. We decorated the activity room with balloons and banners to celebrate the day. He had lots of lovely gifts from family and friends.

Oakdene in Mansfield

We had a wonderful afternoon singing and dancing. It’s always so much fun when we get together and just let loose!  

Westerlands Care Village in East Riding

We had a lovely visit from Zoo Lab, who offer these wounder Animal Therapy sessions. Everyone had a brilliant time meeting a range of interesting animals, some of us were scared at first but we all gave it a go.  

Friday 29th

 

Meadow View in Alcester

Our lovely staff member Sophie brought her guinea pigs Pebbles and Pip in for a visit. The residents loved the cuddles and they can’t wait for the next visit.  

Riversway in Bristol

Thanks to the warm weather we have been having recently, we have made the most of our beautiful gardens by having ice lollies while listening to music.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

Last week during the heat wave, we all hid inside and enjoyed a few friendly games of Dominoes.  

Saturday 30th

 

Oakdene in Mansfield

One of our favourite ways to pass the time is with a few board games.
A home favourite is frustration, which really does help us deal with some of that built-up frustration we have.

Riversway in Bristol

We had the beautiful Shannon in the home singing her old 40s 50s and 60s music. We all enjoyed her singing while we had a cold drink and a cake. We are looking forward to seeing her next month.

Clarence House in Horncastle

Happy Birthday to Sue. She had a wonderful day, with loads of presents from friends and family followed by a trip out to the Bridge Tea room.

Little Acres in Nuthall

This week we adopted two Guinea pigs. The residents have named them Winnie and Sugar. We have enjoyed helping them to settle in at their new home. They are already very loved and have become a big part of the Little Acre family.

Sunday 31st

 

Riversway in Bristol

We had one of our little church services. We sang our favourite hymns and enjoyed a lovely chat about our past experiences of church, followed by a lovely cuppa and a slice of cake.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

Sometimes all we need is a good cuppa and a chance to retreat into your own world of knitting.  

Clarence House in Horncastle

Happy Birthday to Diane. Being a massive Liverpool fan, we got her a very special cake for the day. She got some lovely gifts and we all went out to celebrate the day with a lovely meal. We hope you enjoyed your day Diane.
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