Spin and a Twirl…

At Croft we try to get on our dancing shoes as often as we can, always making time for a quick spin and a twirl! Dancing has shown many health benefits, including boosting brain power and function. If being an enjoyable way to spend your time wasn’t a good enough reason to get moving, many […]

Time spent well at Autumn Grange

We’ve been keeping busy at Autumn Grange and making the best of our time; we’ve been making the most of the warm and sunny weather we’ve been blessed with by stretching out legs in the garden, playing sports and growing vegetables, flowers and herbs! We bought the outside in with a sensory session exploring different […]

Leisure time at Woodlands

The staff at Woodlands have been doing their upmost to keep our residents days filled with purpose and engagement this summer, despite the difficult restrictions and isolation the Covid- 19 precautions have bought into place. During the summer we’ve celebrated a big 90th Birthday, the lucky lady enjoyed a delicious cream tea celebration. Many happy […]

Recreation at Rutland

In the garden Here at Rutland Manor we believe that gardening or being in the garden enables our residents to get some air and sunshine while still staying in a place that is comfortable and familiar to them. This is especially useful for older people who experience problems with their memory, as gardening can help […]

Activities at Clifton Manor Residential

Hats of to the performers! Our residents enjoyed a special live performance in July, you can hardly recognise our wonderful carers in their show gear! This activity was so enjoyed by our residents, lots of smiles, laughter and dancing! Thank you to our staff for keeping spirits high and everyone smiling! We’ve enjoyed practicing our […]

Happy 100th at Parkside

Here at Parkside we have been celebrating a hundredth birthday, such a special occasion,Young at heart, so many years and still nothing ever takes the twinkle from her eyes. All our staff really pulled out all the stops to make this wonderful lady’s day special. Many happy returns!

Emoji Day!

Our residents at Haddon House have been getting to grips with modern technology to help them keep in touch with their family’s during lockdown; they’re now o fey with video calls and messaging so our activities team decided to celebrate Emoji Day and have a Emoji themed drinks and cakes for afternoon tea! πŸ€£πŸ˜˜πŸ˜ŒπŸ€“πŸ₯³πŸ˜©πŸ˜–πŸ˜ŸπŸ§πŸ€“πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜‡πŸ₯°πŸ€¨πŸ˜šπŸ™‚πŸ€£πŸ˜†πŸ˜ŒπŸ₯³πŸ€©πŸ˜˜β˜ΊοΈπŸ™„πŸ˜²πŸ˜¬πŸ₯±πŸ₯°πŸ₯³πŸ€¨πŸ˜›πŸ˜Ž

Feeling French Day!

Bonjour from Haddon House! Never ones to let hard times keep them down the staff at Haddon have kept spirits high with one of their many creative theme days! Oh La La! The activities team prepared a french feast for the residents to sample; taking our residents on a sensory trip to Paris for the […]

Big Birthdays at Pinxton Manor

Over the past 6 weeks Pinxton manor have been preparing to celebrate 3 big milestone birthdays; and they’ve worked hard to get everyone in the local community involved to make these lockdown birthdays extra special! Pinxton Manors dedicated activities team appealed to local groups, businesses, relatives and friends of the home on social media to […]