Entries by Tom Newitt

Summer Fun At Cavell House

The sun was out in Shoreham-by-Sea this weekend, for the Cavell House Care Home annual summer fete. Residents, families and supporters were treated to a classic summer afternoon in the garden. With BBQ, cream teas and live music from some great local singers. As well as having a lovely time, nearly £400 was raised to […]

The Teddy Bears Have Their Picnic At Badgers Wood

Tuesdays at Badgers Wood Care Home are all about having fun across the generations. During the summer holidays we’re inviting resident’s families, supporters and families from Drayton and the surrounding areas to join us for some intergenerational activities. This week we held a Teddy Bear’s Picnic in our beautiful gardens. As the families arrived, the […]

The Briar House Day Spa

We’d all like to take a break and head to the spa every once in a while. At Briar House Care Home, residents can be pampered by the lovely staff from the Body Shop in King’s Lynn every month! Once a month they pop in to give relaxing hand massages for free. There is also […]

Eastwood Court’s Big TV Moment

On Tuesday night residents and staff at Eastwood Court Care Home gathered around the TV to watch their big appearance on the STV Evening News. The STV crew had spent the afternoon at Eastwood Court filming residents talking about their postcard appeal. The appeal started in the Eastwood Extra newspaper, asking the public to send […]

Lights, Camera, Action at Eastwood Court Care Home

The residents and staff at Eastwood Court Care Home are about to become stars of STV Glasgow and West’s nightly evening news! After hearing about Eastwood Court’s Postcard Appeal, STV Studios asked if they could share the heart-warming news with their viewers. The Eastwood Court team wanted to get residents to reminisce about the destinations […]

Saying Thank You with Ice Cream at Sowerby House

What better way to say thank you, than with everyone’s favourite treats! There has been plenty going on for Staff Recognition week at Sowerby House Care Home. To celebrate all of their hard work, the team were treated to bowls of sweets and chocolates, a delivery from the local pizza shop, and even an ice […]

Muirton House Care Home “Goes to The Berries”

To celebrate Staff Recognition Week, the team at Muirton House Care Home in Blairgowrie decided to host a themed dress-down day. A relative suggested they dress up as the famous Blairgowrie Berry Pickers. Blairgowrie, known as “Berry Town” is famous for its berry fields. Every year tens of thousands of Scots headed “to the berries” […]

Going Above and Beyond at Dungate Manor

The things we will do for charity! Here you can see two of our residents Joyce and Margaret, alongside Ilie from the Dungate Manor team, modelling a unique new look for Spring/Summer 2019. For her birthday, Joyce wanted to do something fun to raise money for Cancer Research UK. After spending the whole day dressed […]

The Carnival Comes To Avonbridge

All the fun and excitement of the Carnival came to Avonbridge Care Home in Hamilton this weekend. With bouncy castle, face painting, candy floss, carnival games and clowns, the Summer Fair was the perfect family afternoon out. Our staff and volunteers worked incredibly hard to source prizes and home-made cakes, and turned the garden into […]