We chose an apple tree to plant in our beautiful garden for the Platinum Jubilee and called it Jennifer.
Walmer House News
Some of our Diary Dates for this month: Monday 16th @ 2.30 pm – V&A A Photographic Jubilee Tuesday 17th, 24th & 31st @ 12 noon – Lunchtime Readings with Leyla Tuesday 17th @ 2.30 pm – Community Café Wednesday 18th @ 2.30 pm – Folk Music Thursday 19th & 26th @ 2.30 pm – […]
Andy Youngs came to entertain us at Walmer House in January. He sings swing/jazz and blues music and everyone here really enjoys it. He is booked regularly with us for 2022. Activities in March Tuesday 8th @ 2.30 pm – Football Club Wednesday 9th & 23rd @ 11 am – Movement from […]
Our very own Jean celebrated her 100th Birthday on 23rd December. She was able to see her family in the morning and went out for Tea and Cake with her daughter in the afternoon. I think we can all agree that she doesn’t look a day over 21! A big thank you to Simon for […]
The painting of the exterior is finally complete. Walmer House is looking fantastic and it’s been wonderful to have so many family and friends visit and enjoy our warm and sunny garden in the late summer. Activities in October Tuesdays @ 12 noon – Lunchtime Readings with Leyla Tuesday 5th @ 2.30pm – Drama Club […]
Walmer House is getting a new coat of paint! In preparation for this, scaffolding has been going up around the exterior of the building ready for the decorators. We can’t wait to see the finished result. People living here have loved seeing more family members coming to visit – as well as in the vestibule […]
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 enjoyed a lovely Christmas Party and share a couple of photos from the food table. Now we are looking ahead to January. On Thursday 7th January at 2 pm there will be a Live Zoom […]
Our newest resident, Gilly, celebrated her 88th birthday a few days after moving in and what better way of celebrating than with a cake!
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 […]
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 […]