Thursday Update: See what our residents are getting up to!
Residents at Crowstone House in Westcliff-on-Sea have been blown away by the power of technology! Staff at the home have been arranging for residents to Facetime and Skype their family and loved ones to maintain contact, and they were all very happy.
One resident told a member of staff, “This has really surprised me being able to see my daughter and grandchildren like this. I don’t get to see them often because of school, so to know that this is possible is really great as I want to be able to see them grow up.”
Westwood residents in Worksop have been keeping busy with friendly, fun games of Bingo!
To promote Hydration Week, Frank Foster House in Epping put together a Coffee Afternoon for their residents, complete with sweet treats and milkshake – yum!
When it was one of Crowstone Houses’ residents’ birthdays, staff wanted to make the day as special as possible due to the current restrictions on visiting.
Staff ventured out to some of the local shops that the resident frequently likes to visit and asked staff to kindly sign a birthday card for her.
When the resident received her card and gifts, she was simply blown away and thoroughly enjoyed her cake and birthday celebrations. Many happy returns!
Staff and residents have been spending quality time together during Tools Down today at Heron Court in Brentwood, Essex. During Tools Down, staff spend 30 minutes every day with residents reading together, playing games and much more. We’re loving these pictures of staff and residents bonding together.
Whilst visiting is restricted, staff at Broomhills have stepped in to replace the homes usual hairdressers to ensure residents are still being pampered – these resident looks lovely!
Woodbury Court residents in Laindon, Essex, have been maintaining contact with their family members and loved ones by writing them letters, signs and even Facetiming with one another. Residents said they are very happy to be able to video chat with their families during such a difficult time and are very appreciative of all staff efforts.
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