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 […]
On 25th January, together with other Keychange Communities we took part in an online Praise, Prayer and Togetherness Service which on that occasion took the form of a Christingle Service. Despite some technological issues in getting it set up, we managed to join in and didn’t miss too much! Claire made some lovely Christingle cupcakes […]
There’s nothing better than getting stuck in a good book. The people who live here love to read and at our book club they share their opinions and stories. They love keeping the brain active with a daily word search and a twice weekly quiz. It was Oscars all round when the ladies and gents […]
We were thrilled to be able to celebrate Hilda’s 100th birthday. Thank you to Mary our chef, for the amazing cake.
The photos are of our lovely lady Peggy, who celebrated her 100th birthday on 24th January. Family and friends were able to visit her at the window.
We had so much planned for December that we wondered if we would be able to fit everything in! Here are some of the highlights. Festive music accompanied us while we put up the decorations and the carol singing never stopped. Enid couldn’t wait to get started on the decorations. The Keychange Centenary Awards were […]