Entries by Tom Newitt

Cupcake Creations at Badgers Wood Care Home

This week at Badgers Wood Care Home, we continued our jam-packed program of summer holiday activities with cupcake decorating. Once again we welcomed children from Drayton and their families to join our residents for a morning of fun. With the new series of the Great British Bake Off just around the corner, we couldn’t wait […]

The Great Ravenstone Bake Off

This week at Ravenstone Care Home, our residents have been getting ready for the new series of The Great British Bake Off with an in-house baking demonstration. Local baker Luke spent the afternoon showing our residents how to make the perfect teacakes. Following the demonstration, we got to channel our inner Prue Leith and Paul […]

Great British Summer Fun at Mundy House

Even the great British weather couldn’t stop the summer fun at Mundy House Care Home last weekend. On Saturday we opened the doors for our annual Summer Fete. People from across Basildon joined our residents and their families for a great afternoon of fun and games. As well as our incredible cake stall and ever-popular […]

Pre-School Makeover For Ravenstone Care Home

Who do you call when your activity room needs a makeover? We decided to get some toddlers in to help us out! A huge thank you to the children from the Salvation Army Pre-School in Droitwich Spa. They recently joined our residents and staff to transform a blank wall in the Ravenstone activity room. We […]

Kingsgate Care Home’s Garden Is Blooming Marvellous!

At Kingsgate Care Home we encourage residents to pursue their hobbies. One of the most popular activities during the summer months is gardening. Residents’ families join them in planting, nurturing and then picking the fantastic produce from our fruit and vegetable trug. This week we have picked peas, French beans, bay leaves, and mint. The […]

Music Makers And Shakers At Avonbridge Care Home

Thursday’s at Avonbridge Care Home are all about Music Makers and Shakers! Every week we welcome families with young children from Hamilton and the surrounding areas to join our residents for some musical fun. The sessions are run by a local group and are designed to enhance infant’s development through the use of music, instruments, […]

Wordsworth House Postcard Appeal Gathers Momentum

This summer, we are encouraging our residents to reminisce about the destinations that they have visited around the world and to chat about places they have always wanted to go to. After launching our postcard appeal in the Burnley Express, members of the public have been sending us postcards from their holidays from all over […]

Oake Meadows Care Home Road Trip

This week, residents from Oake Meadows Care Home in Taunton went on a road trip to explore the local area. Ray was really happy to see Galmington, as he lived there for many years. While Vince enjoyed the beautiful Somerset countryside. As it is summer, it would have been rude not to have visited the […]

Ravenstone Care Home Residents Go Back To School

Residents at Ravenstone Care Home in Droitwich are proud to have over 20 pen pals at Chawson Community First School. We strive to keep our residents connected with the local community, and there are many proven benefits to positive engagement with younger generations. Residents have loved writing and receiving letters from the school children over […]

Creative Upcycling at Badgers Wood Care Home

During the summer holidays we have opened the doors at Badgers Wood Care Home to families from Drayton and the surrounding areas. This week residents and local children got creative at our junk modelling day. Working together, they created some impressive works of art. Joan Frost, resident, said “it’s such fun working with the children, […]