We celebrated some birthdays recently with fabulous homemade cakes, including a Kitkat cake for a resident who was 86 years young, and a rose cake for another resident who was 94 years young. It has been lovely to make use of our back garden at Romans, where some of our residents have been enjoying the […]
Alan, a lifelong West Bromwich Albion supporter was surprised and delighted when he received a signed photograph from the current Manager which was organised by our Team Leader Natalie. One of our newest members of staff received a nice surprise recently when a teacher from her school arrived to present her with a House Lockdown […]
Here at Romans we have received so many gifts, cards and expressions of kindness during lockdown. We wanted to respond and show our appreciation to those who have remembered us at this time, so we had a card-making session. Residents made cards to say thank you for gifts and thoughts from so many people. […]
VE Day seems so long ago but the memories we made that day will last a very long time. All the residents remember the war and it was great to reminisce about old times. Our neighbour Helen and her family gifted us with a fantastic hamper, and Hurlingham School in Putney made all of our […]
Our talented and creative activities lady Mia created the backdrop for our 1960s Photoshoot and Sing-Along. Her young daughter also helped her make the amazing campervan. Everyone’s wellbeing and mental health was really boosted from just about 2 hours of fun either side of lunch.
Despite lockdown, our residents have been doing plenty of activities and making use of our lovely garden during the splendid weather we have had. Our residents enjoyed planting flower seeds on a sunny day in the garden. This was a lovely outdoor activity, and we are now watching the seeds growing into plants. During lockdown […]
A purchase of some large new games for our residents has kept them very entertained – giant Jenga is particularly popular. Like our sister home in Torquay, our residents enjoy the Friday Fun Word Challenge. They take part both in a small group and individually in their rooms. Our Team Leader Natalie is our quizmaster […]
People in our community often have challenges with their mental health and more so in unprecedented times like these. Promoting mental health and well-being are very important to us. When we recently heard voices coming from our back yard, we went to investigate and there was Simon* in the grounds of the property behind Cressingham […]
Every Thursday we like to join in the National #clapforcarers at 8pm. One of our newest care recruits Danielle had a surprise, as did all the team, when her family turned up with a banner and clapped the Rose Lawn team. Others in our road also joined in and created a special moment for the […]
A selection of photographs from Romans Care Home capturing life in the last few weeks.
On 1st April Dorothy celebrated her 107th birthday. Here she is with her Royal greetings – Dorothy is collecting cards from the Queen! As for being born on April Fools’ Day, she assures us that her mother always used to say, if you were born after 12 noon, the “Fools” bit of the Day doesn’t […]