Our residents enjoyed making these Valentine decorations and choosing words of God’s love from the Bible to top them.
This has been a busy year so far, and it’s only February! Just before the end of last year we had a visit from Santa’s little helper which really made the day for our residents. We started the year with a bang by lighting fireworks, singing and sharing a drink on New Year’s Eve. It […]
On 8th January, The South West Lindy Hoppers visited. They show us their moves, but encourage residents and staff to join in and learn the dances. Sheelagh, a resident at Rose Lawn is particularly good at picking up the routine and has amazing rhythm. A video of Sheelagh and Derek from Lindy Hoppers was put […]
This year we are all celebrating Keychange 1920 – 2020, and at Rosemary Mount we have our own centenarian – Dorothy. She is seen here being supported by Kim doing a painting. Dorothy said it reminded her of her dog Prince. We remembered what fashions were like 100 years ago by having a 1920s photoshoot. […]
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 […]