Scarecrow's at the ready!

13 JUNE 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

Take a look at our new vegetable garden that our Manager’s Dad planted for us, here at Cleeve Lodge. Residents made a scarecrow complete with a zimmer frame and all, we had flowers last year but thought this would make a nice change and bring back memories. ...

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Eyes Down

30 MAY 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

As you can see from the number of residents, one of their favourite activities is Bingo. In fact, it is so popular the residents have asked for it to be on the activity programme on a weekly basis! I am not sure if it is just that they are competitive or just because the winner gets to choose a prize. ...

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Westbourne Nursing Home, has a new addition.

17 MAY 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

Our residents have mentioned on several occasions that they would like a pet. Obviously, a cat or dog would take some looking after so after much discussion they settled on a bird. Sam our cook breeds budgies and kindly let the residents chose one of her babies and donated him. They all agreed that a blue one would be a nice colour and have named him “...

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Green fingers

02 MAY 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

Our Gardening Club has started. We have a new gardener, Paul, who has joined us to run this project to get the home’s gardens up to scratch. We have had 5 raised planters made which are wheelchair accessible. The residents seem keen and we are making arrangments for a few of them have a trip to the garden centre to choose plants for the planters and th...

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Parkinson's disease fundraiser

25 APRIL 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

We had a Parkinson’s fundraising day on 12th April as it was Parkinson’s Week. Lauren Walker, one of our Team Leaders, organised the event. Her grandad has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. The staff dressed in non-uniform with something blue. We invited residents families and friends for cocktails in the garden. Joel and Dom had we...

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Happy Easter

18 APRIL 2017 | POSTED BY KARA MORALLY

The residents with the help of staff at, Westbourne Nursing Home, created beautiful easter bonnets and took part in an easter parade. An easter centrepiece was put together using small egg and hand cut daffodils from our very own garden. Our easter raffle was drawn and the lucky winners received some great gifts- we hope you all enjoyed a lovely easter. ...

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