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 News
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 […]
Some bunnies came to visit Walmer House and hopped into the lounge and individual bedrooms to see the residents.
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.