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A Week at PrimeLife 31st Jan – 6th Feb 2022

Monday 31st

 

Charnwood Oaks in Shepshed

A huge well done to Charnwood Oaks in Shepshed for this lovely #review they received on carehome.co.uk! πŸ‘πŸ‘ “Our son has only been a resident for five weeks and in that short space of time, we have seen a remarkable difference in him……” Read the full review here!  

Riversway in Bristol

We got together to have some fun with the parachute and balloons. We all worked hard to keep the balloons inside the parachute, whilst we listened to music, it was so much fun!

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

It was Green Juice Day on the 26th so we made some green juice. To be honest, it’s more a smoothie.
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We used half a Banana one whole pear and topped it all off with some spinach, added some Almond milk, blend and walla Green Juice!
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The residents loved it and even asked for more!
 

Tuesday 1st

 

Riversway in Bristol

We had lots of fun playing games with balloons to music! Everyone had so much fun. Today we are celebrating Dignity Action Day. We made these little choice cards. They can be used as a choice for residents to point to if they are unable to communicate by speech. David helped to paint some of them We spoke to the residents about the importance of the 10 Dignity Do’s. We made these quotes on laminated paper and they held up the ones that they found very were important to them! We made these little cakes with the words connected to the 10 Dignity Do’s! We handed them out to the residents who said they were very tasty!  

Beechlands in Leicester

Carol’s (our lovely manager) 2-year-old granddaughter helped her Mum decorate some cakes and biscuits for Dignity In Care Day today.
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Thank You, our residents at Beechlands and Stoneygate Road loved them!
  We had a brilliant Dignity Day at Beechlands, everyone wore their special outfits for the day and talked about what the day means to them. We would also like to say, Thank You, once again to Carol’s granddaughter for the wonderful cakes and biscuits! We had a blast handing them out around the home and even more fun eating them!

Meadow View in Alcester

For dignity day today, these lovely ladies wanted to decorate a cake, so we made it happen! And we are glad we did, it was a very tasty treat at teatime!  

Chamberlaine Court in Bedworth

We had an afternoon tea in aid of dignity in care day today, everyone had a wonderful time!  

Wednesday 2nd

 

Riversway in Bristol

A few of us decided to have a proper pamper day! Joyce, Rita, Shirley, and Brenda all had their hair washed and set, whilst we listened to some soft relaxing music in the background! They had a magazine of their choice to read and also cake and tea. We think the ladies look lovely!  

Middlefield House in Gainsborough

A huge well done to Middlefield House in Gainsborough for this lovely #review they received on carehome.co.uk! πŸ‘πŸ‘ “The home is always clean, the staff very helpful. My grandson always seems happy and well looked after. He is well dressed and clean.”

Oakdene in Mansfield

We enjoyed a nice trip out to The Rufford pub to have a lovely Sunday Roast last weekend! Everyone had a brilliant time and even enjoyed a pudding after such a large Sunday dinner!  

Beechlands in Leicester

The weather still might be chilly, but that doesn’t stop us! We had a wonderful time on our walk! We had so much fun for Dignity Day yesterday! We had a good spread that some of the residents helped create and celebratory drinks were shared by all.  

Thursday 3rd

 

Beechlands in Leicester

We are constantly playing games within the home, pool and connect 4 are just some of our favourites.  

Stoneygate Road in Leicester

We visited a different pub for our weekly day out for a spot of lunch. The residents seem to be enjoying visiting different pubs and finding something new or a fan favourite on the menu.  

Riversway in Bristol

Some of the residents had a lovely pamper session thanks to Teresa! She did their hair whilst they enjoyed a good old chat, cake and a magazine.  

Oakdene in Mansfield

We had a Chinese New Years meal last Monday to celebrate the year of the tiger. Residents enjoyed either sweet and sour or beef and mushroom curry with prawn crackers. Everyone had a fab time celebrating the new year!   We celebrated 2 Birthdays in the home yesterday. We celebrated it with a nice homemade birthday cake made by Sadie, one of our cooks.  

Friday 4th

 

Stoneygate Oaklands in Leicester

We received this lovely thank you card and message from a resident’s family member, thanking us for all the love and support we give to her family and all the other residents in our care! Thank You for the message, it is always heartwarming to hear such kind words!  

Riversway in Bristol

Monica and Connie spent some time with Linda and made these beautiful decorative jars! They had a lovely chat and of course, enjoyed a cuppa and slices of cake! They put t lights in and we all thought that they will look very effective when it gets darker.  

The Fieldings in Sutton-In-Ashfield

27th of Jan was Chocolate Cake Day, and as such, we decided to make our own. The residents all worked hard together and made this very delicious cake!  

Meadow View in Alcester

We had so much fun making some Valentine Cards today ready to share out on the big day. With lots of cutting and sticking, everyone had the chance to make something that suits them.  

Lutterworth Country House in Lutterworth

We really enjoyed doing some crafts and painting for Women’s Heart Week and for the Chinese New Year. We think they all turned out amazing!  

Saturday 5th

 

Meadow View in Alcester

We had a lovely trip out enjoying some sights, we enjoyed a nice warm drink and some snacks whilst we were out and about. A big thank you to Michael for taking us!  

Beechlands in Leicester

It has been surprisingly nice recently, not too nice but nice enough that we decided to enjoy a coffee outside!   Two of our residents decided they wanted a Hungry Horse lunch! Everyone had a brilliant time, the food was amazing and we had some fun playing with different filters on our phones cameras! Such a brilliant day!  

Riversway in Bristol

Evelyn enjoyed making this beautiful decorative glass jar with Linda. They had a nice chat and enjoyed a cup of tea and a slice of cake whilst decorating.   Rita was busy folding up the washing as you can see she found something funny!  

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

We made these brilliant looking Chines Lanterns, to celebrate the chines new year. Everyone had so much fun making them and are really proud of their hard work. We think they look amazing!  

Sunday 6th

 

The Fieldings in Sutton-in-Ashfield

For the Chines New Year, we made these lovely paintings of Cherry Blossom Trees. In China, Cherry Blossom’s represents the power, dominance of women, as well as being connected to love and beauty.  

Riversway in Bristol

Joyce and David had fun looking at the animal bingo whilst they enjoyed a cake and cuppa!  

Beechlands in Leicester

Often, getting out and enjoying a coffee is all you need to feel a little fresher. So that’s exactly what one of our residents did, and we took some fun photos whilst we were at it!  

Oakdene in Mansfield

We went out for a nice meal at The Fox Glove pub to celebrate Rita’s Birthday. It was Rita request to go as she absolutely loves a trip out there!
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