August was a busy month for residents across our care homes, including High Tea events, new technology supporting residents living with dementia and more! Here are some of the highlights from August:
Two kittens bring sense of calm for Surrey residents living with dementia
At Redcot care home in Haslemere, Surrey, residents have welcomed two new furry additions to the family – Socks and Slippers, two adorable kittens. Not only have Socks and Slippers warmed the hearts of staff and residents alike, but the two new additions have also had an incredible and positive impact on residents at the home who are living with dementia.
Festivities as Betty celebrates milestone 100th Birthday
At The Lawn, our Alton-based residential care home, resident Betty Marlow had a lovely day celebrating her landmark 100th birthday.
Alongside visits from Betty’s family, the dedicated team at our Alton care home pulled out all the stops to make sure Betty had a wonderful day.
Technology inspires residents living with dementia
Residents at the home have been benefiting from new, interactive technology thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts of the Care Home Manager, Elaine Banks.
A rich harvest at RNNH care home
During #NationalAllotmentWeek, green fingered residents showed off their impressive harvest at RNNH care home.
The home has its own residents Gardening Club, whose members have grown potatoes, beetroot, cabbages, strawberries, herbs, rhubarb, apples and tomatoes for everyone to enjoy.
High Tea event at our Woking Day Care a yummy success
Our Day Care Woking service, which supports older people living with dementia, had a delightful High Tea event, which was requested by service users during one of their regular ‘Have Your Say’ activities. It looks delicious!