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A busy art class at The Check House

Posted: 16th February 2018

The residents had a busy art class on Feb 14th making paper hearts as decorations for Valentines day!

Shrove Tuesday at Silverleigh

Posted: 16th February 2018

It's always fun flipping pancakes on Shrove Tuesday!

The Check House Gardening club

Posted: 12th February 2018

Some of the green fingered residents in the Gardening Club at The Check House have started to plant seeds getting ready for the new growing season. Spring must be just round the corner!

Sunrise at The Check House

Posted: 11th February 2018

This photo had to be captured out of the window at The Check House!!

Valentine activity at Silverleigh

Posted: 11th February 2018

Some of the residents at Silverleigh have been busy making hearts for Valentines day.

Celebration for Natalie at Silverleigh

Posted: 11th February 2018

Congratulations to Natalie who celebrated twenty years of service at Silverleigh with a bouquet of flowers and a bottle of bubbly!

"Interest Library" at The Check House

Posted: 5th February 2018

Every week Tom updates the files for the "Interest Library". Each file is specific to a resident who has a particular hobby or an interest. Pat absolutely loves dogs and so is always happy to look throught her personalised Dog Folder

Help from the Check House

Posted: 2nd February 2018

Pat, one of our residents from The Check House still thoroughly enjoys going to the Hospiscare charity shop every Friday morning. She has made lots of friends there and really enjoys helping the team for a couple of hours.

Shopping outing from The Check House

Posted: 2nd February 2018

Yesterday Audrey, who loves shopping, went out with Rebecca to stock up on supplies for the activities team and also tins of food for the dogs!

Keeping fit at the Check House

Posted: 1st February 2018

Louise has visited The Check House and her class is just such a fun and great way to keep fit and enjoyed by everyone who takes part.

Wonderful cooking aromas at Thornfield

Posted: 1st February 2018

The residents spend time preparing vegetables for homemade soup and also made a delicious loaf of bread to accompany the soup. The smell of the bread just made everyones mouth water and tummies rumble!

Exercise class at Thornfield

Posted: 31st January 2018

Everyone loves the class with Louise. Keep fit while having fun!!

Birthday greetings at Thornfield

Posted: 31st January 2018

Ruth has always been a keen piano player and today she celebrated her birthday with another stunning cake, made by Emma. 

Happy days at Thornfield

Posted: 31st January 2018

The residents have started to prepare for Valentines day with lots of laughter and cheer!

A special outing from the Check House

Posted: 30th January 2018

Some of the gentlemen from the Check House enjoyed a 'boys day out' at Haynes International Motor Museum at Sparkford. They had a fantastic day looking at the classic cars and motorbikes as well as enjoying a delicious lunch.

Art class at Silverleigh

Posted: 24th January 2018

This afternoon, some of the residents have been very busy sketching and drawing from still life.

Beer and cider tasting class at The Check House

Posted: 23rd January 2018

The residents really enjoyed an afternoon tasting class with Sian. They enjoyed sampling and learning about various brands of beer and cider. Cheers to everyone!

Happy birthday to Millie at Thornfield

Posted: 19th January 2018

Millies' favourite meal is a hamburger at Macdonalds which we still make sure she has the opportunity to enjoy. With her favourite food in mind Emma has made another stunning cake to mimic a cheeseburger! Thank you to Emma for being such a creative cake maker and very Happy Birthday to Millie.

Entertainment and dancing at Silverleigh

Posted: 19th January 2018

The residents have thoroughly enjoyed this afternoon listening to music played by Justin Daish and also dancing to the toe tapping songs.

Preparations at Thornfield

Posted: 19th January 2018

The residents are very busy getting ready to celebrate an Austrailian day at Thornfield shortly.