We are very lucky in Sidmouth to have a variety of fabulous cafes and restaurants on our door step. We are having fun exploring these on our outings. We recently tried fish and chips and we were not disappointed! Mary was very pleased when her plate came and even more pleased when she finished it. […]
We celebrated our two recent Keychange Awards with staff and residents. People living with us were really pleased for Ann our cook being recognised for all that she does for them particularly when they celebrate their birthdays. Residents created colourful hearts for our Community tree ready for Valentine’s Day and enjoyed a special lunch. We […]
Manager Sarah presents Mindy with a Keychange Award in the People First category.
We have started exercise with Curtis, and most importantly our lovely Margaret was 100 years old on the 24th. We have students from Southampton University coming in to see our residents and chat and sing. We have started an Easter egg collection for the Children’s ward at the Hospital and 2 carers and 2 residents […]
Valentine’s Day was spent with loved ones and the cook made a lovely buffet followed by cake. Other activities that have taken place daily are flower arranging, arts and crafts, singing and dancing, and Vibrant Communities is proving to be a great hit with those that live with us.
Tuesday 7th & 21st @ 2.30pm – Football Club Wednesday 8th @ 11am – Edinburgh Tour Thursday 9th (Planning), 16th, 23rd (Planning) & 30th @ 11am – Praise, Prayer & Togetherness Thursday 9th @ 2.30pm – Tea with Friends Friday 10th & 31st @ 2.30pm – Movement & Meditation […]
Monday 6th & 27th @ 2.30pm – Art Club Tuesdays @ 12 noon – Lunchtime Readings with Leyla Tuesday 7th & 21st @ 2.30pm – Football Club Wednesday 8th @ 11am – Edinburgh Tour Thursday 9th (Planning), 16th, 23rd (Planning) & 30th @ 11am – Praise, Prayer & Togetherness Thursday 9th @ 2.30pm – Tea […]
In the lead-up to Christmas we enjoyed several different activities including visits from local nursery and school children once again to sing Christmas songs to the residents, really enjoyed by everyone. We also took 12 people living here out for a pre-Christmas lunch – again the first time in over 2 years. A good time […]
We had a Christmas community tea at Kings College High School on 4th December, the students sang carols and gave presents to our residents. They had a nice tea time there. People living at Alexander House helped to make our own Christmas decorations. We also had a Christmas Party on 10th December, when volunteers came […]
Christmas at Walmer House – Christmas Dinner was enjoyed by all. We had our annual Christmas Party and people living at Walmer House had a grand time opening all their presents on Christmas Day. Shortly before Christmas we all joined in celebrating Jean’s 101st birthday. Activities in January Tuesdays @ 12 noon – Lunchtime Readings […]
We welcomed Buzz the dog into our home for the first time. He was such a great hit with everyone and a joy to have. We are all looking forward to his next visit. Julia was very busy knitting scarves for our snowman that we had made earlier that day when we had all that […]