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Birthday celebrations at Thornfield

Posted: 21st November 2016

Thanks to Emma another lovely homemade cake to celebrate Sheila Hopwoods birthday. Happy birthday from everyone.

More birthday wishes at Silverleigh

Posted: 9th November 2016

A very Happy Birthday to Pip Reed who celebrates her birthday today. Once again, thank you to the team in the kitchen for making a wonderful birthday cake for her.

Birthday wishes at Silverleigh

Posted: 8th November 2016

Very happy 80th birthday to Mrs Gale and also a big thank you to the chefs in the kitchen for making another delicious birthday cake.

The Check House bonfire celebrations

Posted: 7th November 2016

Some of our residents helped make a guy for the bonfire and then enjoyed both a splendid firework display and some delicious cakes inspired by Guy Faukes!

An extra helper at Thornfield

Posted: 7th November 2016

Thank you to Mrs MacLean who had a busy morning helping to keep Thornfield spick and span for everyone. Here she is in The Snug Inn with Henry!

November 5th at Thornfield

Posted: 7th November 2016

A happy evening was spent at Thornfield celebrating bonfire night. Hotdogs, homemade cookies and hot drinking chocolate topped with cream was enjoyed by everyone as well as the fireworks.

Thank you to Mr Relf who helped make the cookies for the evening.

Birthday wishes at Thornfield.

Posted: 20th October 2016

Emma made an amazing cake to celebrate Mrs Joyce Maclean's birthday today. Happy Birthday from everyone and an enormous thank you to Emma.

Autumn arrives at Silverleigh

Posted: 19th October 2016

Autumn is suddenly upon us and is a perfect theme for an arts and craft activity at Silverleigh.

A visit to the Hydro Pool in Axminster

Posted: 18th October 2016

Two of our ladies enjoyed a recent visit to the hyro pool followed by a welcome cup of tea and biscuits.

The ever popular Check House Art Club.

Posted: 18th October 2016

Yesterday residents once again enjoyed the weekly Art Club creating some wonderful paintings and images.

Lots going on at Thornfield.

Posted: 18th October 2016

A few new photos of life at Thornfield. Creative Minds once again held an art class which is always very popular with the residents.

Sadie from Strictly Entertainment put on a show stopping performance which everyone enjoyed and a resident, relatives and staff coffee morning was also enjoyed last week and thanks to Emma for making an amazing sticky coffee cake for the occasion.

Meanwhile four of our gentlemen reidents went with our maintenance team to the local builders merchant to collect supplies and also had a great tour of the local countryside.

Never a dull moment!

Happy Birthday Andy

Posted: 11th October 2016

Andy Browne is the Project Manager for the extension at The Check House. To celebrate his birthday yesterday chef Phil had some fun making his birthday cake which everyone enjoyed for afternoon tea.

Birthday Greetings!

Posted: 7th October 2016

A very Happy Birthday to Mrs Ann Evans and a big thank you to Mike for making a delicious cake to celebrate the day.

Railway enthusiasts!

Posted: 7th October 2016

Yesterday at Thornfield a gentleman visited from Pecorama in Beer, the home of the famous Peco brand of model railways. Some of our residents thoroughly enjoyed spending the morning in our railway carriage chatting to him about all kinds of trains and model railways.

Raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Posted: 3rd October 2016

Last week staff at Silverleigh made cakes which were then sold to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. "Changing lives with every slice." Lots of fun and enjoyment was had by everyone throughout the day and lots of money was raised for a wonderful cause. Thank you to everyone who took part in the day.


A new look at The Check House

Posted: 6th September 2016

A new feel has been created in a tiny corner of the lounge. We decided to create a fun seaside inspired area with very familiar local images on the wall. Thanks to both Vince and Chris for making a new bench and painting it in very patriotic colours.  

Garden Party at Silverleigh

Posted: 2nd September 2016

On Bank Holiday Monday Silverleigh celebrated their annual Garden Party. It was also the first major event to be held in our new garden. Chefs Ian, Patryk and Stuart created some lovely food for everyone to enjoy for afternoon tea as well as serving Goddards fresh locally made icecream, which was extremely popular. Thank you to the whole kitchen team. We were lucky to have a perfect summers day which allowed our residents, families and friends to enjoy the garden while listening to music played by Paul Boswell which also encouraged some residents to join in a few dances. A really successful and enjoyable day. Thank you to all the staff at Silverleigh for making the day special for everyone.

Vince Trevett our Maintenance Man at The Check House is also an amazing gardener.

Posted: 10th August 2016

Thank you to Vince for creating such a lovely display of flowers outside the entrance to The Check House. He is also a very experienced local gardener and has just won lots of prizes at The Axmouth Village Show. He won seven cups and was the overall winner of the show. Dahlias 1st, Gladioli 1st, Pompom Dahlias 1st, Hanging Basket 1st, Carrots 1st, a Collection of Salad Vegetables 1st and the list goes on!! Well done Vince.

Welcome to Phil our new chef at The Check House

Posted: 8th August 2016

A warm welcome also to Phil our new chef who has recently joined Chris at The Check House.

Welcome to Mike our new chef at Thornfield

Posted: 8th August 2016

We want to welcome our new chef Mike to Thornfield. He joined us a few weeks ago and together with Emma they make a great team.