March highlights from our care homes

The sporadic sunshine is here as spring brings out daffodils and a hint of warmer weather. Here’s a look back at what our care homes got up to in March.

Pamela and her daughter on her Birthday Redcot team helps Pamela enjoy special 90th Birthday visit

At Redcot care home in Haslemere, resident Pamela Hiorns had a wonderful day celebrating her milestone 90th birthday. The icing on the cake was a one-to-one visit that the team were able to facilitate in Pamela’s bedroom.

Read more about who visited and how Pamela reacted.

Planting trees at RNNH care home on National Day of ReflectionCare home residents and staff reflect one year on

On National Day of Reflection, one year from when the first lockdown began, many of our care home residents and teams took the time to reflect on the last year.

Alongside a minute’s silence, The Lawn care home residents wrote a poignant poem, and at RNNH care home they planted fruit and magnolia trees in their ‘Forget-Me-Not’ Garden.

Read resident’s poem ‘From My Window’.

A Little Bramingham Farm care home resident on Mother's DayMother’s Day celebrations enjoyed by all

Across our care homes, everyone got involved to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Little Bramingham Farm care home hosted an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, where they enjoyed themed costumes, cakes and a safely distanced live music performance!

Davenham care home residents shared what their own mothers used to say. One of our favourite responses was ‘Ask your father’!

Jazz the dog on St Patrick's DayJazz the dog goes green for St Patrick’s Day

At Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, Jazz the dog is a much loved visitor at the home. She is Andy the Care Home Manager’s dog, and has been charming residents since she was a puppy.

This St Patrick’s Day she cheered everyone up by dressing in green and joining in the celebrations. It definitely worked and there were smiles all round!

Rob dressed as Wally Where’s Wally found visiting residents at our Bournemouth care home!

Rob, Activities Coordinator at RNNH care home, surprised residents by dressing up as ‘Where’s Wally’ whilst doing his rounds with the book trolly.

Residents enjoy monthly book swaps that include large print, audio books, magazines and comics, thanks to BCP Council Mobile Library. One resident especially enjoyed reading this month’s Beano comic!

Find out more about RNNH care home here.