World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Tuesday 28th September 2021 was the world biggest coffee morning – Macmillan Coffee Morning. People all over the UK host their own Coffee Morning and donations raised on the day are made to Macmillan. Many people and organisations get involved and raise money in their own special and exciting way and Heeley Bank did just […]

World Heart Day

There was lots of love being spread around for World Heart Day on Wednesday. World Heart Day is observed and celebrated annually on September 29, with the aim of increasing awareness of cardiovascular diseases and how to control them to negate their global impact. The international holiday was established by the World Heart Federation in […]

Love is in the air…

The residents at Croft enjoyed recevieing cards and making some special valentines cupcakes. Pinxton Manor celebrated the romantic day with a lovely meal, cute crafts & quizzes and a live performance from one of their multi talented carers! Staff and residents at Haddon House have experienced a different Valentines this year and were disappointing to […]

September at Parkside

The best Therapist has fur and four legs. Bella visits the residents at Parkside and offers unconditional love and reduce feelings of anxiety. Our Spa Experience – calming and enjoyable with soothing music, twinkling lights and a few flameless battery candles for Ambiance, They all enjoyed their foot soak in warm, scented water, followed by […]

Thank you’s

Beautiful flowers were provided by A Gift from you (Food Bank Support Group) as a thank you to the local Keyworkers in the Burton on Trent area. These tokens of gratitude really mean the world our staff at Croft who are still working hard to keep our residents as safe as possible. Jade Vince, manager of […]

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 […]

Cheese & Wine at Ferndene

At Ferndene we had a cheese and wine afternoon that residents requested at a previous residents meeting . A lot of our residents joined in and it was very relaxed and enjoyable couple of hours. We also had non alcoholic Buck’s Fizz and fizzy pop along with exotic fruits and grapes.

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 […]