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Great news for Cannon Care Homes.

Posted: 24th March 2017

Cannon Care homes has become the first care home to become part of The Taste of The West. A massive achievement and well done to all our chefs in the kitchens across the three homes. The award recognises the wonderful fresh, home cooked food served to our residents every day, made with fresh local ingredients. Also a big thank you to our Group chef Ian Grant for all his hard work in making this happen.

Happy wedding anniversary at Silverleigh

Posted: 23rd March 2017

Robbie Gawne-Caine and his wife Susan celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary this week. A lovely cake was made to mark the special day.

Happy 50th birthday Tina!

Posted: 14th March 2017

Yesterday Tina, Head of Care at Silverleigh reached the 50 year old milestone! Happy birthday and very best wishes from all of us.

Enjoying some Spring sunshine

Posted: 9th March 2017

Today has been a beautiful Spring like day so Tom from The Check House took Tony for a trip to Beer Head so he could enjoy the sunshine and view over Seaton.

A proud day for Thornfield.

Posted: 9th March 2017

Yesterday the window display which the residents at Thornfield have been busily making over the last few weeks was set up in the Hospice Care window in Seaton.

Well done to everyone for their hard work and it looks amazing. Spring has really arrived.

Getting ready for the window display at Hospice Care.

Posted: 7th March 2017

Everyone at Thornfield has worked so hard with Creative Minds to create a window dressing for Hospice Care in Seaton which is going to be put on display this week. Mr and Mrs Hopwood are helping with the final touches and preparation.

Reminiscence at Thornfield

Posted: 7th March 2017

 A favorite activity is to reminisce over lots of familiar objects which results in lots of chatter and memories shared.

Hobby day at Thornfield

Posted: 7th March 2017

Michelle spent a lovely session with some of our residents talking about various hobbies and sports with the addition of some props. Everyone really had a great time.

Pancake tossing at Silverleigh!

Posted: 7th March 2017

Quite a few of our residents had lots of fun trying to toss pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.

Starting a Spring clean at The Check House

Posted: 7th March 2017

Many hands make light work! Thank you to Tony who helped Vince clean the windows near the front door.

Outing from The Check House

Posted: 7th March 2017

Ian and Ron thoroughly enjoyed a cuppa in the Victory Tea Room in Seaton which almost looks like a film set!

Pancake Day at Thornfield!

Posted: 28th February 2017

A big thank you to Mike who has made some wonderful decadent looking pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday.

Everyone is so looking forward to tasing them!

New rose bed for Silverleigh

Posted: 28th February 2017

Last week the gardeners planted 82 new rose bushes in the garden at the front of Silverleigh including the raised bed beside the front entrance.

The variety of rose is China Town, a very prolific floribunda which has a stunning yellow flower. Roll on the summer so we can see the blooms.

Italian Thursday at Thornfield

Posted: 28th February 2017

Thornfield also joined in the festivities celebrating an Italian day. Everyone enjoyed sampling a whole range of Italian meats, cheeses and olive oils and then made delicious homemade pizza.

Italian day at The Check House

Posted: 28th February 2017

The residents enjoyed tasting delicious platters of Italian meats and breads. A highlight of the day was a Pizza making class with chef Phil and then everyone enjoyed a Cornetto Ice cream.

Wonderful Italian food at Silverleigh.

Posted: 24th February 2017

Yesterday the residents enjoyed an Italian day. The chefs prepared some wonderful food as well as the residents helping to prepare homemade pizzas.

On the menu for the day was Galia Melon with fresh figs and air dried ham, Chilli and basil fishcakes with sweet potato chips and pesto mayonnaise, Mediteranean vegetables with potato gnocchi and tomato fondu, Meatballs roasted in a tomato sauce and tagliatelle, followed by Tiramisu with brownie crumb and Expresso mousse with amaretti biscuits. Wow, what a feast!!

William pays a visit to Silverleigh

Posted: 24th February 2017

William a 13 year old donkey delighted everyone this week when he paid a visit to Silverleigh.

Good excuse for lots of cups of tea and chatter!

Posted: 24th February 2017

This week some of the ladies at The Check House had a "decadent hats and fancy coat morning" enjoying tea and homemade biscuits in their glam attire!

Helping with the chores at Thornfield

Posted: 16th February 2017

Joyce thoroughly enjoys polishing the cutlery ready for lunch. 

Happy Birthday to Basil at The Check House

Posted: 16th February 2017

Basil and his family had a lovely afternoon celebrating his birthday with a special cake.