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Raising funds for the Alzheimer's Society at Thornfield

Posted: 15th June 2018

The Alzheimer's Society ask everyone to unite against Dementia by baking or buying cupcakes to raise vital funds to make a difference to the lives of millions of people effected by Dementia. Each cupcake sold will help find a cure, improve care and offer help and understanding for people affected. Thornfield had an amazing choice of cupcakes to choose from to raise some funds.

Celebrations at The Check House

Posted: 15th June 2018

Any excuse to celebrate! This time it was the 65th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation. Residents enjoyed decorating and then eating a themed crown Union Flag cake. Also everyone enjoyed decorating cupcakes with edible Union Flag icing.

Sewing at Thornfield

Posted: 14th June 2018

Phyllis just so enjoys sewing and always loves the opportunity to sew and create new things.

Swimming trip from The Check House

Posted: 14th June 2018

Michael who lives at The Check House loves swimming and so Martyn and Marie took him to the hydro pool in Axminster where he had a fantastic time. This will become a regular outing for him because he just enjoyed it so much.

Music at Silverleigh

Posted: 14th June 2018

Anne's regular music session at Silverleigh is always great fun and enjoyed by everyone. It is so lovely to be able to enjoy the warm summer sunshine with activities in the garden.

Outing from Silverleigh

Posted: 14th June 2018

The residents thoroughly enjoy their regular Wednesday morning visit to the Arts Cafe in Axminster.

Congratulations at Thornfield

Posted: 11th June 2018

Carrie the Manager at Thornfield and Amy the Deputy Manager have both been received a Bronze award for the most Outstanding Care Home Manager and Deputy. We are delighted with their acheivement and the staff presented them each with a lovely boquet of flowers and a card with some truly heart-warming comments.

Green fingers at The Check House

Posted: 11th June 2018

Ron loves gardening and here he is tending his flowers on the terrace in the glorious sunshine.

Preparations for the summer garden party at The Check House

Posted: 6th June 2018

Roger is showing off the decoration he has made in preparation for the annual garden party in July.

Daily chores at Thornfield

Posted: 6th June 2018

The residents love getting involved with the daily chores and it always ends up as a fun time!

Game of bowls at Thornfield

Posted: 6th June 2018

The gentlemen really enjoyed an afternoon of bowls in the lovely new lounge at Thornfield.

Birthday greetings at Thornfield

Posted: 6th June 2018

Peter had a wonderful birthday celebrating with his family, staff and residents. Peter really wanted a chocolate birthday cake and so Emma made a fantastic cake for him to enjoy.

Playing bowls at Silverleigh

Posted: 6th June 2018

Mr Whatling who is 102 enjoyed a game of bowls with his daughter in the Silverleigh garden.

Model cleaning at Thornfield

Posted: 1st June 2018

Some of the gentleman at Thornfield have spent time making the newly aquired model trains look spick and span by using lots of elbow grease and polish!

Soup making at Thornfield

Posted: 1st June 2018

The residents really enjoy helping to make the leek and potato soup and then of course eating it afterwards!

Karaoke afternoon at Silverleigh

Posted: 1st June 2018

Mr Johnson and Andy really enjoyed the Karaoke afternoon today!

Greetings from the Queen at The Check House

Posted: 1st June 2018

Two residents have recently celebrated their 100th birthday at The Check House. They both received a card from the Queen and also appeared in the local newspaper!

Birthday greetings at Thornfield

Posted: 1st June 2018

Mary Bryne had a very special day celebrating her birthday. Emma also made a fun shamrock birthday cake for her special day as Mary is very proud of her Irish heritage.

Afternoon tea outing from Silverleigh

Posted: 1st June 2018

Some of the residents from Silverleigh thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon visiting the Victory Emporium Tea Rooms in Seaton.

Yarn bombing workshop at Silverleigh

Posted: 29th May 2018

Cindy from 'Light Up Axminster' came to Silverleigh to run a yarn bombing workshop! This is an afternoon of fun creating colourful bunting, flowers and even an octopus from wool which will be displayed around Axminster.