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Activities at Thornfield to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday today

Posted: 21st April 2016

Maria from Creative Minds came to Thornfield today to take an art class with the residents. She brought pastels and beautiful flowers for the residents to draw and some wonderful pictures have been created by the residents. We also had a visit from a delightful little minature pony. Lots of fun and celebrations for the residents to enjoy on this special Queens birthday, and hopefully everyone will be ready to enjoy their delicious cupcakes made by Sophie and Emma for afternoon tea.

More delicious cakes made to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday today

Posted: 21st April 2016

Thanks to Emma and Sophie at Thornfield for making some delicious cupcakes for the residents to enjoy for afternoon tea today.

The Queens 90th birthday celebrations

Posted: 21st April 2016

A big thank you to both Mary and Julie at Silverleigh for baking and icing some fantastic cakes for the residents to enjoy for tea this afternoon in celebration of the Queens 90th birthday.

Four legged visitors at Silverleigh

Posted: 20th April 2016

Amy, one of the nurses at Silverleigh brought in two pet guinea pigs for the residents to stroke and enjoy.

A big welcome to Alfie!

Posted: 15th April 2016

Alfie our new resident dog at the Check House arrived from a rescue centre today. The residents gave him a great welcome and we all hope he settles into his new home soon.

Tom has a new helper!

Posted: 11th April 2016

This afternoon Trapper, the resident cat at The Check House decided to assist Tom with his job as administrator!

Silverleigh residents enjoy birds of prey

Posted: 8th April 2016

 Sharandys Birds of Prey recently visited Silverleigh and shared some of their wonderful birds with the residents. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their visit.

Birthday wishes to Dorothy from The Check House

Posted: 8th April 2016

A lovely fresh cream birthday cake with strawberries and chocolate decorations made by Chris to celebrate Dorothys birthday today. It looks so delicious!

An exciting first day at The Check House.

Posted: 7th April 2016

Today the groundworkers started at The Check House preparing the garden ready for work to start on the exciting new extension which will result in seven new ensuite bedrooms and great new communal space.

"Swing into Spring" at The Check House

Posted: 5th April 2016

Today the residents at The Check House enjoyed a fabulous performance by Sadie from Strictly Entertainment. She entertained everyone with her cabaret show "Swing into Spring".

Thank you to Nijole at The Check House

Posted: 30th March 2016

Nijole is a member of the activities team at The Check House and made a lovely little Easter gift for each resident.

Easter festivities at Silverleigh

Posted: 30th March 2016

The Easter basket was filled with chocolate eggs for the residents.

Easter Sunday treats at Thornfield

Posted: 29th March 2016

Emma made a large Simnel cake for tea on Easter Sunday for everyone to enjoy while Sophie made some delicious chocolate egg brownies.

Also, four of our residents can be seen modelling some Easter bonnets which were made at Thornfield. 

Good Friday at Thornfield

Posted: 26th March 2016

Easter got off to a great start yesterday at Thornfield with a coffee morning and raffle. Everyone really enjoyed the homemade goodies and thanks again to all the staff for making events so special for the residents. Also thank you to Emma for her delicious looking simnel buns.

Three new wheelchair cars arrived today.

Posted: 24th March 2016

To ensure all residents have swift and ready access to doctors surgeries and hospital appointments Cannon Care Homes have invested in three vehicles specifically designed for wheelchair access and transportation. As always Cannon Care Homes are ahead of the game!

Celebrating National Quilting Day on the 19th March

Posted: 23rd March 2016

The residents at The Check House regularily enjoy an afternoon of poetry with Cilla. In recognition of National Quilting Day last week, the theme revolved around needlework and quilting and the residents can be seen holding a wonderful patchwork quilt made by Cilla's mother before the war, which she very kindly brought in.

Birthday Wishes.

Posted: 22nd March 2016

Thanks to both Mary and Julie at Silverleigh for making a lovely cake to celebrate Mrs Cuthberts birthday yesterday.



Posted: 20th March 2016

Silverleigh says farewell to Helen Fairman who has been our Chiropodist for the past sixteen years. We would like to wish her all the best in her retirement.

St Patricks Day

Posted: 17th March 2016

Emma at Thornfield made a delicious Baileys and chocolate cheesecake as a treat for St Patricks Day, while Chris at The Check House made some shamrock cupcakes for tea and the residents also enjoyed an Irish coffee.

Newly decorated room at Silverleigh

Posted: 16th March 2016

Last week we finally finished redecorating the "middle lounge" at Silverleigh. It was officially opened by two residents when they cut the yellow ribbon. It is a light but cosy area for everyone to enjoy.