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A new look Beach Hut at The Check House

Posted: 17th May 2019

After seven years of our old design beach hut we have given the main corridor a revamp with a brand new fun look for our hatch. We have been very patriot using red, white and blue and of course two of our favourite characters, Mr Punch and Judy!

Biscuit decorating at Thornfield

Posted: 17th May 2019

The residents enjoyed a morning of decorating biscuits ready for morning coffee.

Jam tarts for tea at The Check House

Posted: 17th May 2019

Yesterday the residents made their own jam tarts for afternoon tea and they were delicious.

'Forget-me-not visit Thornfield.

Posted: 17th May 2019

The residents had so much fun when "Forget-me-not" visited Thornfield evoking so many memories.

A Tovertafel afternoon at The Check House

Posted: 17th May 2019

Some of our residents had a brilliant time using the Tovertafel, playing the wide variety of games and exercises.

Fun at The Check House

Posted: 15th May 2019

When Care Assistant Shannon is off duty she often brings her dog Maverick to see the residents. He is so gentle with an excellent temperament and the residents just love him. He also joined in with Sue and Drew's Musical Activities.

Dominoes at Thornfield

Posted: 15th May 2019

Rosemary and Win had a great but intense game of dominoes yesterday afternoon.

Creative times at Silverleigh

Posted: 14th May 2019

Some of the residents have been so creative in the arts and crafts afternoons making some wonderful pictures.

Enjoying the sunshine at Thornfield

Posted: 14th May 2019

Josie and her husband Horace enjoyed the warm sunshine yesterday afternoon.

A fun afternoon at Thornfield

Posted: 14th May 2019

The residents had a lovely afternoon when Alfie visited on Saturday. There were ball games, arts and crafts and cake making. So many happy faces!!

A parrot comes to The Check House

Posted: 14th May 2019

Claire brought her parrot in the show the residents, and they absolutely loved him!

Cinema afternoon at The Check House

Posted: 14th May 2019

The residents had a very enjoyable afternoon watching the second film of Spartacus, 1960. Once again the traditional sweeties, crisps, popcorn and drinks were available.

Gardening at The Check House

Posted: 14th May 2019

Some of the residents spent time in The Snug Inn planting strawberry plants as it was blowing a gale out on the terrace but was lovely and cosy inside!

Outing from Silverleigh

Posted: 8th May 2019

The Silverleigh minibus went on an outing to the Donkey Santuary. Everyone enjoyed seeing the donkeys once again followed by a cup of tea and a piece of cake in the cafe.

Music at The Check House

Posted: 8th May 2019

Bruce Odlin came yesterday to play the piano and lead a sing song for almost three hours!! Everyone enjoyed his music so much he kept playing for us!

Playing skittles at Silverleigh

Posted: 8th May 2019

Mrs Nicholls had fun playing skittles yesterday afternoon!

Donkey visit to Silverleigh

Posted: 6th May 2019

We were lucky to have two donkeys visit us from the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary. Our residents love to see them and also enjoy stroking these lovely animals.

Very special birthday greetings to Sally.

Posted: 6th May 2019

I think everyone from each of our homes would want to join me in sending Sally Magee the Manager at Silverleigh, our very best wishes for a rather landmark celebration birthday!!!!!! Martin also made her an amazing cake to celebrate her special day. Happy Birthday Sally.

Maypole dancing at Silverleigh

Posted: 6th May 2019

Unfortunately the weather was not good enough to have the Maypole dancing in the garden however it was just as much fun dancing inside!!

Garden Centre outing from Thornfield

Posted: 6th May 2019

Kathleen, Anne and Gilbert so enjoyed an afternoon at the garden centre choosing some lovely colourful flowers to put into the raised beds at Thornfield.