Many congratulations to Eva who celebrated her 105th birthday in January.
At Cressingham House a couple of things we did recently were celebrating Chinese New Year with a Chinese takeaway and by decorating the tables for the occasion. The residents and staff had a great time. We also had a baking afternoon, and the residents enjoyed making cupcakes.
Some bunnies came to visit Walmer House and hopped into the lounge and individual bedrooms to see the residents.
At the end of November during the Keychange conference, the annual Keychange awards were presented to those who were present in person at the awards dinner and accepted by a community representative on behalf of those who were not there. Alexander House won three awards altogether in 2019; one of them was in the category […]
This year Central Office staff paid a Christmas visit further afield and took the train to Southampton to visit Fair Havens. We received a warm welcome from the people living and working there. As the photographs show, the residents were very willing to engage and share their home with the visitors from London. We participated […]
In December we had lots of fun as the selection of photographs shows.
In December we held our Christmas Fair. The staff brought in donations for the raffle prizes and bric-a-brac and we ended up with some fantastic prizes. I got in touch with local businesses too, such as restaurants and the bowling alley and they were happy to help. It was lovely to see everyone coming together […]
Prior to Christmas, our residents enjoyed a carol-singing session with members of St. Mathias Church. They had a lovely time on Christmas Day itself with personalised stockings which they enjoyed opening and later a delicious Christmas Lunch, amongst other things.
Just before Christmas, one of our residents celebrated his birthday with a cake and then later on, an impromptu fish and chip supper with his family. On Christmas Day itself, our staff joined some of our residents for a traditional Christmas Lunch.
Following a recent CQC Inspection at our Keychange Care Community in Sidmouth, Rose Lawn, we are delighted to confirm that it has been rated as Outstanding once again. This is a huge achievement by all the community leaders and staff. Georgina Patch, Manager says “We are extremely proud to have retained and improved our rating […]