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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.

Sea Shanties at Thornfield

Posted: 28th January 2017

A group of local chaps called the Chantry Bouys who love to have a good sing song came and entertained everyone with traditional sea shanties which was great fun and everyone really enjoyed it.

"Cakeography" afternoon at Thornfield

Posted: 27th January 2017


Lucy the grandaughter of Elisa Charles recently had a cookery book published. Her family came to taste some of the cakes which were made for afternoon tea. What a great way for everyone to spend an afternoon! Thanks again to Emma and Mike.

Puppy visits to Thornfield

Posted: 27th January 2017

Jack, Arthur and Bonnie have all delighted the residents with their friendly tail wags. However Jack was the only lucky one to be given a shower and a blow dry!!

More baking at Thornfield

Posted: 27th January 2017

Everyone agreed that these homemade jam tarts could have been award winning as they were so delicious! Thank you Bill for making them.

Dancing the morning away at Thornfield

Posted: 27th January 2017

Working up an appetite for lunch our residents enjoy dance therapy and excercising to shake of this cold weather! Also music with Richie James always has everyone up on their feet dancing and having fun.

Congratulations to our three Managers.

Posted: 27th January 2017

Our three managers have recently completed a year long management course. This has proved to be a great experience and invaluable to all three. In consequence our three deputy managers and also our group head chef have started the same couse this January.

Extra help for the chefs at Thornfield!

Posted: 27th January 2017

Both Clare and Phyllis have been a great help to our chefs, Mike and Emma, by helping to prepare the vegetables for lunch.

Baking goodies at Thornfield!

Posted: 27th January 2017

Jasmine comes to Thornfield every week on work experience from Exeter College. She and Paddy had a great baking session making some goodies for everyone to enjoy.

Busy day at Thornfield

Posted: 27th January 2017

Creative minds recently had a great session with the residents creating wonderful memories of favourite pantomines.

Burns night celebrations at The Check House

Posted: 27th January 2017

A fun and interesting day was enjoyed to mark the occasion of Burns night. Some residents enjoyed making the Loch Ness Monster from salt dough, others had a go at playing the bagpipes and lots of people enjoyed the haggis tasting!

Trick photography at Silverleigh!

Posted: 19th January 2017

Happy birthday to Mr Thornett. A very clever photograph with a stunning background to show off his fab cake!

Cleaning the brass and copper at Silverleigh

Posted: 19th January 2017

Some of the ladies at Silverleigh helped polish the brass and copper. An early spring clean! Thank you to everyone for your help.

Happy 90th at The Check House

Posted: 19th January 2017

Many happy returns to Kathleen who celebrates for 90th birthday today.

More birthday greetings at Thornfield

Posted: 17th January 2017

Yet another fabulous homemade cake to celebrate Paddys birthday. I think the chefs should be winning awards for creativity!

Birthday greetings at Thornfield

Posted: 15th January 2017

A big thank you to Emma who has made another stunning cake in celebration of Elisa's birthday.

Happy birthday to Sara at The Check House

Posted: 2nd January 2017

Another lovely cake baked by our chefs to make teatime special for Sara who recently celebrated her birthday. Best wishes from everyone.

New cats for The Check House

Posted: 2nd January 2017

Two new cats have arrived at The Check House. They were collected from Ferne Animal Sanctuary and are settling really well into their new home. Mardie is four years old and Marlet is her three year old kitten. They love spending time in our new area called Regent Street making themselves very much at home!

Novelty birthday cake at Thornfield!

Posted: 21st December 2016

Emma made Mr David Upton a fantastic novelty cake to celebrate his birthday. Just so original and such fun.

Christmas party at Silverleigh

Posted: 19th December 2016

It was party time at Silvereligh today. There was lots of fun all afternoon with singing from "Elvis" followed by a visit from Santa Claus. Also some fantastic food was prepared by the kitchens for afternoon tea. Thank you to everyone.