Cotswold winter wonderland at Edwardstow Court
Edwardstow Court were delighted to see their garden covered in snow, it looked beautiful. The team brought the snow inside for the residents to play with, they made a snowman and reminisced about their memories of winter ⛄️☃️
Lateral flow testing at Spencer Court
In addition to weekly COVID-19 tests, all the team have been taking lateral flow tests each day before their shifts start. Results are back in just 30 minutes and it helps ensure the safety of the residents and colleagues at the home.
Sheila celebrates her 100th birthday
Apple Trees resident Sheila celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this month. The team at the home decorated the lounge and Sheila was Queen for the day. Her birthday was celebrated with dancing and a buffet tea with a lovely cake.
Wellbeing support for carers, a virtual support session.
Following on from our Living Well with Dementia session, our Admiral Nurse team will be hosting a virtual event and Q and A session providing carers with wellbeing support and tips on caring for themselves whilst caring for others. Admiral Nurses are registered nurses who specialise in dementia care and work collaboratively with families and care providers, sharing their expertise and giving them the support and skills needed. Join us on Thursday 4th February 2:30- 3:45pm, click here to register.
Dorothy vaccinated on her 96th birthday
Dorothy, a resident at Apple Trees received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on 31 December, also her 96th birthday. Dorothy said it didn't hurt at all.
Other residents and staff from the Grantham care home also had their vaccination on the same day.
Donna sings for Bill's birthday
We celebrated Marston Court resident Bill's 86th birthday by welcoming his favourite entertainer, Donna Chalcraft, to sing for him on the big screen.
Bill had a lovely birthday Skype call with his family and lots cards and presents. Happy birthday Bill!