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.
On Easter Day our residents were all given a chocolate egg and a raffle ticket to win a soft and cuddly bunny! Many joined in the online Easter Sunday service with other Keychange Communities, followed by a delicious Sunday lunch. Henry looked very smart for the occasion! We enjoyed making insect feeders which are now […]
The bubble on our forecourt is for people to wait in and have their Lateral Flow Tests, but we also sanitise it and they can have a visit in the bubble. This is for the benefit of some of the visitors who have a lack of mobility and have issues with distance walking and also […]
In tribute to a very special lady, we would like to introduce you all to our fantastic new visitation area, the Luxton Lounge. With a wall-to-wall partition, and microphone plus speakers, this lounge is able to facilitate safe visits, in comfort. We would also like to wish June a very Happy Birthday! June celebrated […]