Glen the Alpaca visits Lound Hall...
Lound Hall had an open day on the 29.04.18 with a tombola, a cake stall and a visiting Alpaca named Glen!
The company bringing the lovely Glen were Orion Tree and were recommended to the home by one of the residents. Glen visited all lounge areas and went into the bedrooms of those residents who were too poorly to come down to see him. Yes - that meant Glen went up in the lift and walked around the middle floor!!
Residents, families and visitors were delighted to see him. Residents treated Glen to carrot pieces he was very well behaved and took the food from their hands gently.
The tombola and cake stall raised over £100 for the residents funds.
Northfield Care Centre 'Care Home open day'
Resdients at Northfield Care Centre opened their doors on the 21st April for the 'Care Home' open day, holding a coffee morning for all to attend.
Care Home open day at Eliot House
Residents at Eliot House Care Home opened their doors on the 21st April for the yearly Care Home open day event. Friends and family were treated to afternoon tea which included sandwiches, cakes and refreshments.
Wishing tree at Rosecroft
Residents at Rorsecroft Residential Home enjoyed making a wishing tree last week which will be dislayed in the home for family and friends to see.
Pub Quiz time at Lound Hall
Resident and family members took part in a quiz on the 20th March which included 2 teams battling out to win the trophy. Reindeer Newton on Trent and The Queens battled out but there could only be one winner and the prize went to.... Reindeer Newton on Trent, well done to all that took part.
Easter celebrations at Lound Hall
Residents at Lound Hall Nursing Home enjoyed Easter over the bank holiday weekend, wearing easter coloured hats which they deocrated along with receiving an easter egg each.
Punch & Judy come to Northfield Care Centre
Residents and family members enjoyed a Punch and Judy show at the home this week which was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Easter party at Northfield Care Centre
Residents, family and friends at Northfield Care Centre enjoyed a Easter Party at the weekend and raised £140 for residents funds. Happy Easter from all at Northfield Care Centre.
Easter bunnies visit Highfields
2 little Easter bunnies visited Highfields Nursing Home over the Easter weekend, bringing all the residents a Easter Egg. Happy Easter from all at Highfields Nursing Home.
Easter Bonnets at Castlegate House
The residents at Castlegate House Care Home making their Easter Bonnet hats ready for the Easter weekend. Happy Easter from all at Castlegate House.
Easter treats at Rosecroft
The residents at Rosecroft Residential Home enjoyed their easter treats over the Easter weekend which were given to them from pupils of the local school. Happy Easter from all at Rosecroft Residential Home.
Off for a walk in Thorne.....
Well done to the staff at Northfield Care Centre who have so far raised £350 completing a sponsered walk.
St Patrick's day at Northfield Care Centre
The staff and residents at Northfield Care Centre celebrated St Patricks day on the 18th March, enjoying and afternoon of dancers homemade cakes and sweet treats, raising £85.00 for the residents funds.
A night to be proud of...
A huge congratulations to Karen Merrills, From Eliot House Care Home on winning the ''Apetito Best Supporting Role'' award on the 22nd February, beating 10 other candidates from other care homes. Karen who attended the Lincolnshire Care Awards at the County Assembly rooms in Lincoln was joined by her husband Wayne and Home Manager Shanti Rampal.
National Sticky Bun day at Northfield...
The residents at Northfield Care Centre celebrated National Sticky Bun day on February 21st, enjoying Cinammon swirls and other taste cakes.
Valentines at Northfield Care Centre
Northfield Care Centre held a Valentines tea dance on the 14th February for the residents, which included 2 professional dancers coming and dancing along with the residents, a raffle and buffet. Family and friends were invited and raised £119 for the residents funds.
Valentines at Eliot House
Residents at Eliot House Care Home enjoyed a valentines coffee afternoon on Valentines day, Hosting a raffle, bingo and enjoying cakes with staff and loved ones.
Valentines at Plas Gwyn
The residents at Plas Gwyn Residential home enjoyed a valentines afternoon the 14th February, making heart shaped biscuits and all receiving a rose from the home, one special resident even got a card and some champagne for the occasion!
Dominoes at Eliot House
Residents at Eliot House Care Home had an afternoon of dominoes last week, as well as a small glass of alcohol which was enjoyed by all who attended.
Valentines at Rosecroft
Residents at Rosecroft Residential care home enjoyed a fun afternoon on Valentines day, hosting a valentines party which involved lots of dancing including a visit from Scottish dancers. Residents were all handed a rose and heart shaped treats were enjoyed throughout the afternoon.
Pancake day at Northfield Care Centre
Residents at Northfield Care Centre enjoyed making Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, Staff even managing to flip a pancake in the air!.
Keeping busy at Northfield Care Centre...
Residents at Northfield Care Centre in Thorne, Docaster have been keeping busy over the last few weeks, from getting out and about in Thorne town centre, to holding pamper afternoon sessions at the the home.
Ladies at Northfield Care Centre reqested a girly afternoon which was also arranged, enjoyed by a glass of Champagne.
A McMillian coffee morning was also held at the home, Raising £62.48 , well do to all that helped and attended.
Birthday Celebrations at Northfield Care Centre
A big Happy Happy Birthday to one of the residents at Northfield Care Centre in Thorne, Doncaster. We hope you had a lovely day!
Pamper time for Bertie...
Bertie, Rosecroft Residential Home's dog, took a trip to the groomers this week and enjoyed being pampered, having a much needed cut making him look all fresh and ready for the day ahead!
Ready, Steady, Bake!!!
Residents at Plas Gwyn Residential Home enjoyed an afternoon of baking this week, making cakes for everyone at the home.
Working out at Eliot House
A resident at Eliot House enjoyed doing exercises this week, keep up the good work!
Birthday celebrations at Eliot House
A big Happy Birthday to a resident at Eliot House who celebrated her 91st Birthday this week!!!
Rosecroft celebrate Robert Burns
On the 28th January, Rosecroft Residential home celebrated the life of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The home raised £357.16 for the residents funds and invited family and friends to the celebration. Robert Burns evening would not of been complete without Haggis Neeps, potatoes and Cumberland sausage which was offered to all along with a small glass of wine or beer. The home hosted a game of bingo and held a raffle with many prizes on offer.
Well done to all at Rosecroft Residential Home.
Its a strike at Northfields...
Some of the residents at Northfield Care Centre Dementia unit enjoyed an afternoon of playing skittles, each trying to score a strike!!!
2 new additions to the Adbolton Hall family
A cockral and Hen are the latest additon to the Adbolton Hall family. Neither have names as yet, but they are bringing much enjoyment to the residents!!!
World stop the pressue day at Lound Hall
On the 17 November Lound Hall Care Home celebrated World Stop the Pressure day.
Lound Hall’s react 2 red champions and staff joined in with the theme of ‘keep moving’. They did an exercise class together and all played a variety of games during the course of the afternoon.The champions dressed up as superhero’s and staff and residents wore red items of clothing including hats. The champions can be seen wearing fake rubber bottoms as we put this message across.
A red items raffle/tombola was organised and raised £46 for residents funds, Well done all at Lound Hall!
Eliot House residents trip to the garden centre and the Mayor visits Eliot House..
Some of the residents at Eliot House made a trip out over the Christmas period to the local garden centre. Whilst it was cold out, this did not stop them, and they all enjoyed the day out.
The Mayor also came to Eliot House to wish all the residents a Merry Christmas, the picture is taken along side Shanti Rampal, the Home Manager at Eliot House.
Christmas at Adbolton Hall
December was a busy month at Adbolton Hall, from "Elf day" for Alzhimers society to having a great Christmas party including a pantomime and the children from the local nursery coming to sing carols.
A Christmas buffet was also put on along with a Christmas raffle along with the local church coming to visit to hold a lovely service. Merry Christmas to all at Adbolton Hall!
The doors are open to our brand new care home...
Northfield Care Centre was opened at an open day on Saturday 6 May by Thorne Moorends Town Mayor, Susan Durant, who cut the ribbon in a special ceremony to officially open the home to members of the public.
The Mayor was joined by Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Houlbrook, as well as invited guests and visitors. The open day provided an opportunity for visitors and potential clients to view the facilities on offer at the home.
Company Chairman, Mr Paul Warren-Gray gave a short speech along with Home Manager, Andrea Fletcher, to welcome everyone to the modern, 80 bed centre.
Those who attended the open day were welcomed with a glass of prosecco on arrival, and enjoyed a light bite to eat whilst they looked round the home.
Northfield Care Centre offers nursing and residential care for older people, as well as respite and day care and a dementia care unit.
Mayor Durant, said: "It was a privilege to be invited to the opening of the new Northfield Care Centre. Everyone was made very welcome by those running the home".
The Mayor said she spent some of her time at the centre talking to nursing staff: "After speaking to staff members their caring nature and heartfelt dedication to the role was obvious to see. "The home is a lovely environment and a much needed facility in the town".
Northfield Care Centre is open at any time, so if you were not able to make it along to the open day please contact 01405 816042 and arrange a tour at a time that is convenient to you.
Posted: 10th May 2017
Birthday Celebrations at Longton Nursing Home...
There was a very special birthday celebration at Longton Nursing Home in Preston this week as Resident Reg Stevens turned 100 years old.
Reg was born on the 25th January 1917.
A visit from the Mayor was arranged as well as a big party with lots of food and cakes.
Reg had a lovely day as did his friends, family and other residents and staff members.
Happy Birthday Reg!!
Date Posted: 26th Jan 2017