December highlights from our care homes

December is always a magical time at our care homes! Despite the current challenges faced with the ongoing pandemic, nothing could get in the way of our residents and staff enjoying Christmas festivities. Here’s a look at what they got up to in December:

Vanda and Dawn stood next to the Christmas display tablePerrins House team members inspire residents with poems and displays

At Perrins House care home in Malvern, two of the Domestic Team have been keeping the residents engaged – and intrigued – with specially created and imaginative monthly display tables and poems.

Find out about their amazing creations here.

Norma wearing her festive outfitNorma’s showstopping outfit lifts spirits on Christmas Day

Norma, a resident at RNNH care home, wanted to give a little Christmas cheer to her fellow residents and staff. This is her festive outfit that she wore on Christmas Day – looking great Norma.

Are you looking for care in or around Bournemouth, Dorset? Find out more about RNNH care home here. 

The final decorated Christmas treeRedcot residents delighted by donated tree

Residents at Redcot Care Home in Surrey had a lovely time decorating two beautiful Christmas Trees. Everyone at Redcot says a big thank you for the festive trees that were kindly donated by Haslemere Garden Centre and Haslemere’s DIY and General Goods Shop, R Miles and Son.

Did you know Redcot care home provides respite care? Find out more. 

Christmas Jumper Day a hit in Hampshire!

When staff at The Lawn care home dressed up for Christmas Jumper Day, it didn’t take long for residents to join in the festive fun. Thankfully staff had arranged plenty of props for residents to take part leading to a fun day for all!

Read more about our Hampshire care home here.

Friends of the Elderly decorated Christmas tree at Worcester CathedralFriends of the Elderly tree shines in Worchester Cathedral

The team at Davenham care home in Malvern decorated this tree to put up at Worcester Cathedral. Well done Karen and Charlotte, who worked hard to decorate the trees and make them look stunning amongst the beautiful stain glass windows.

Find out more about our Malvern care homes.

A screenshot of It's the Little Things featureNCF book recognises It’s The Little Things campaign

We are delighted our It’s The Little Things campaign featured on page 97 of the National Care Forum’s Caring In Covid E-book. The book shares inspirational stories about care, communities and leadership during the pandemic.

Read the feature on page 97.