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A Week at PrimeLife 26th Dec 2022 – 1st Jan 2023

Boxing Day


Westerlands Care Village in Westerlands

Congratulation to our wonderful Gemma Wilson for being the November QM Challenge winner. We hope you enjoy your prizes!  

Riversway in Bristol

Just before the big day, Lisa and Lisa took Eve to have her nails done as a treat for Christmas! Eva chose the colours herself, and we all enjoyed a lovely latte and cake in Grounded after. Thank you to Bella Victoria for making Eva’s day and fitting us in.  

Tuesday 27th


Riversway in Bristol

We had a visit from the Christmas Elf!
He popped around to see the residents.
As you can see everyone was very happy to see him, thanks, Mike 😊

Wednesday 28th


Stoneygate Road in Leicester

We would just like to say a very big thank you for the amazing Hamper that we received for Christmas from our resident RW family, it’s amazing.
A big thank-you from all of the team at Stoneygate road!

Hawkhurst in Blackburn

Christmas is a time for new beginnings, Friday was the last working day for Sue Parkinson who has retired after 22 years plus service with Primelife. Sue has so many happy memories of her time with us. Sue has no plans to be a stranger she has promised to volunteer and help with fundraising. Thank you for all your years of dedication and hard work, you will be missed!  

Riversway in Bristol

Thank you to Lauren from Flourish for bringing her Christmas special to Riversway! We had lots of fun with soft chair exercises and silliness with the hat and props. We can’t wait to see Lauren again next year!

Woodlands in Oadby

Christmas morning at Woodlands looks like this! Everyone loved all their gifts from Santa!

Oakdene in Mansfield

Christmas morning and our residents awoke to find Santa had been to visit. Of course, everyone was so excited that they dived straight in and opened their gifts! It was such a fun Christmas Morning!

Woodville Care Home in Woodville

The residents would like to give a huge shout-out to Billie and Leeann who cooked up a storm for Christmas Day Dinner! They absolutely smashed it! Also, a big Thank You to the whole team for giving our residents a lovely Christmas!  

Thursday 29th


Riversway in Bristol

Christmas Eve and the naughty elves we’re trying hard to sort out all the stockings for the residents! Leslie enjoyed his trip out to see his friends in Bristol Broadmead. We even bumped into Santa for a selfie!

Chestnut House in Marton

The staff would like to say a massive thank you to Sam for the amazing Christmas dinner they did for everyone! And another big thank you to all the staff for their hard work on Christmas Day, you absolutely smashed it! The residents loved the gingerbread trees the staff brought in to decorate!

Oakdene in Mansfield

We took loads of Christmas Day Selfies! The staff and residents had so much fun celebrating the special day with each other!

Netherlands and Clarence House in Horncastle

Merry Christmas from all at Netherlands and Clarence House!! What an amazing day we all had!!!  

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

We enjoyed a spot of Christmas shopping just before Christmas. Our local shopping centre had this wonderful display that we enjoyed taking some photos at.

Friday 30th


The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

THERE BEHIND YOU! Oh No, they not! Oh yes, they are! We love nothing more than a Christmas trip out to a panto! Everyone had so much fun to going see Peter Pan this year!

Stoneygate Road in Leicester

We took a lovely trip out for a nice cup of coffee!  

Riversway in Bristol

Wilfred celebrated his 91st birthday on Christmas Eve. He had lots of lovely gifts and cards from his family. We decorated his room with balloons and banners, and he loved his card and gift from Riversway. Happy Birthday, Wilfred.   We made these pretty painted bottles for Christmas decorations! We enjoyed watching the demo on the iPad first then we got busy with the craft! Everyone enjoyed the Christmas music playing in the background, along with a nice cuppa tea with cakes. We handed out some mince pies and mulled wine whilst singing some lovely carols along the corridors and popping into rooms. A big thank you to Jan for joining the elves! Everyone really enjoyed our singing.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

We had a really fun game of Pass the Parcel on Christmas Day. We are happy to report that everyone played fairly, with no cheating whatsoever!  

New Yaers Eve


Riversway in Bristol

We welcomed back Andy T with his Christmas special! He sang lots of different Christmas hits, which we all had fun singing along to. They even had a few elves with us! Brenda celebrated her 88th birthday on Boxing Day. We decorated her room with banners and balloons and arranged a nice afternoon tea for her and her family. She had a lovely afternoon and had lots of lovely gifts! Happy Birthday Brenda

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

We made a Jamaican Christmas dinner for one of our wonderful residents that he shared with some friends!  

Oakdene in Mansfield

A peek into Christmas Day at Oakdene.
We had a wonderful Christmas Dinner, followed by games, dancing and Christmas movies!
The residents would like to thank all the staff for everything they have done this Christmas!

New Years Day


Oakdene in Mansfield

We enjoyed a lovely trip out for a spot of lunch! With how busy Christmas has been, it was nice to chill out together and enjoy a good meal!

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield!

A big thank you, to June, Adrian and everyone at Southwell Minster Church for this lovely Christmas gift donated!  

Riversway in Bristol

We raised a whopping £200 on our raffle! Thank you to everyone who supported us. A big thank you to Denise who won the hamper and wanted to donate to the top-floor careers and nurses!
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