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 […]

Halloween…

A real Special Spooky effort has been made across our homes to celebrate the much loved tradition of HALLOWEEN! Like everything else this year, things have been a little different and we’ve been unable to take part in normal Trick or Treating, but we haven’t let that stop us from having a spooktacular time! Haddon […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Parkside

Despite the increasing restrictions we’re all facing, Parkside felt it was really important to continue to fundraising for such a great cause, as they have done for many years previous. Despite the attendees being limited to staff on shift and residents they still managed to pull of an amazing Macmillan coffee morning and would like […]

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 […]

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 […]

Doll Therapy Donations

Doll Therapy – A little message from Louise our activities coordinator. “Having tested the water with a few dolls kindly donated by my granddaughter and seeing how loved they were I asked the good people of Kirton Lindsey and Redbourne if anyone could donate dolls and nursery equipment to our dementia unit . I was […]

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!

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 […]