September highlights from our care homes

Autumn is officially here! As we say goodbye to summer, lets have a look at some of September’s highlights from our care homes.

Moyra on her 100th birthday holding her card from the Queen100-year-old residents shares her secret to long life

Moyra Webber, a resident at Bernard Sunley care home, recently celebrated a very special milestone.

For her 100th birthday, Moyra celebrated with a host of treats from family and staff and even shared her secret to long life.

Find out what Moyra’s secret is and how she celebrated.

Madge and Ella reading letters Resident and young girl become lockdown pen pals

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant strict social distancing rules for the nation. But for a resident from our Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton and a young lady from West Yorkshire, it has encouraged a new friendship that spans generations.

Learn more about their unique friendship.

A resident at Redcot care home dressed as a pirate‘Land lubbers not welcome’ at Redcot care home!

Residents at our Haslemere care home were in for a swashbuckling surprise in September when staff organised a Pirate Day.

They especially enjoyed making their own pirate props, including hats, hooks and eye-patches. Arrrrrrrgh!

Rob Paton putting hair curlers in a resident's hairActivities Coordinator shines as hairdressing hero

The ongoing pandemic has meant that staff have had to take on new responsibilities to help keep residents safe.

Rob Paton, who is the Activities Coordinator at the Retired Nurses National Home in Bournemouth, has proven to be a very talented and appreciated hairdresser!

Two residents from Bernard Sunley care home sat making food in front of a world mapWoking residents ‘travel’ the world

Residents at Bernard Sunley care home in Woking have been ‘travelling’ the world, enjoying a wide range of cultural activities and culinary dishes from a variety of countries.

In January their journey began in China, and they have since celebrated the wonders, tastes, customs and creativity of a wide range of cultures.

Find out where they have ‘travelled’ here.

Our care homes are now open to admissions, offering dementia, respite and residential care provided by a highly skilled and compassionate team. To find out more email enquiries@fote.org.uk or call 020 7730 8263.