The Mayor of Merton, Mayor Sally Kenny, presented us with a certificate thanking us for all the hard work we put in during the pandemic. We are really thankful to receive the special recognition and feel very proud. But what makes us really smile and even more proud is that the people who live here […]
We had a cream tea to remember Prince Philip.
Walmer House is getting a new coat of paint! In preparation for this, scaffolding has been going up around the exterior of the building ready for the decorators. We can’t wait to see the finished result. People living here have loved seeing more family members coming to visit – as well as in the vestibule […]
The people we care for created their own Easter bonnets.
Elsie celebrated her birthday in April.
This is a photo from our springtime celebration which we had a few weeks ago.
On 24th March Joan celebrated her 101st birthday. She was delighted with her cards, presents, flowers and home-made cake and commented: “Everyone is so kind.” As a newborn, Joan survived the Spanish Flu and as a centenarian she also survived the Global Pandemic COVID-19. Earlier in the month on the first day (8th March) family […]
It has become a tradition now at Cressingham that the funeral procession of someone who has lived with us stops outside Cressingham House, giving us all the opportunity to say goodbye. This has just happened and made me stop and spend a little time remembering Ellen Moore. I try to encourage those who live with […]
We have a new activities table, an interactive touch table which is proving popular with both people who live here and people who work here! As we joined in our Praise, Prayer and Togetherness online service with our other Keychange communities, our chosen colour was turquoise. Turquoise is a colour of hope. Since 8th March we have […]
Last month, following government guidance to support safe visiting inside care homes, with strict COVID safe procedures, Walmer House was able to welcome designated visitors into the home, giving our wonderful residents and their loved ones the chance to reunite or visit with more ‘social contact’. Residents being able to see their family has such […]
We have a new Pod in the garden for visitors to sit in whilst waiting for their Lateral Flow Test. In the summer time it will be lovely for the residents to sit in too. This picture taken in the evening gives it an atmospheric look.