Entries by Alex

Many happy returns at Harbour Residential

On Tuesday afternoon, we surprised Pat Byles with a spectacular cake in honour of her 86th birthday. Pat is the wife of resident John Byles, who visits her husband of 67 years 3-4 times a week. We wanted to ensure that Pat was able to celebrate her day surrounded by familiar faces and spend quality […]

Around the world in 80 dishes

Last week, as part of our home’s trip around the world with food programme to celebrate diversity, our residents were delighted to experience a ‘Taste of China’. They were treated to a Chinese-themed lunch, which included Chinese braised beef served with egg fried rice, steamed prawn wontons, chicken chow mein and vegetables, followed by a […]

Animal antics at Pitkerro

We were overjoyed that Edens Garden paid us a visit the other week. They brought animals for petting, all of which were either rescued or adopted. Our residents were absolutely thrilled to hold and feed the animals, particularly the rabbits. It was certainly a great day had by all and a huge thank you to […]

Sandiacre comes alive to the sounds of music and dance

Last Thursday, the Birmingham-based Bollywood Dance Company kindly entertained us for the afternoon. The company provided us with costumes and instruments to get our staff and residents into the spirit, who were all absolutely delighted to dance to the music. As the images show, we all had a brilliant time and want to thank the […]

We’re hiring – senior carers

We are looking for dedicated Senior Carers (day and nights, full and part time) to join our growing team. £10 per hour for the right candidates. Lornebank is a beautiful, purpose-built care home in Hamilton, recently extended, offering leading nursing, dementia and short-term respite care. We are looking for caring, compassionate Senior Carers who have […]

We’re hiring – senior carers

We are looking for dedicated Senior Carers (day and nights, full and part time) to join our growing team. £10 per hour for the right candidates. Pitkerro is a beautiful, purpose-built care home in Dundee offering leading nursing, residential, dementia and short-term respite care. We are looking for caring, compassionate Senior Carers who have a […]

Birthday surprise at Harbour Residential

Earlier this month, we surprised Pat Byles with a spectacular cake in honour of her 86th birthday. Pat is the wife of resident John Byles, who visits her husband of 67 years 3-4 times a week. We wanted to ensure that Pat was able to celebrate her day surrounded by familiar faces and spend quality […]

Music, quizzes, pancakes and more – a busy few weeks at Lornebank

We have been exceptionally busy over the past few weeks! Here are some key highlights: – Monday 4th February: Golden Memories came to visit which was brilliant fun. They sang old songs and adverts for us, allowing the residents to nostalgically reminisce – Wednesday 13th February: We hold the Big Quiz at least once a […]

A fun few weeks for residents at Sandiacre Court

The fun never stops here at Sandiacre! On 29th March, we held a Mother’s Day tea dance in our courtyard which featured food, drink and live entertainment. Our residents were able to enjoy the sunshine whilst listening to Max Silver who kindly sang 1950’s and 1960’s music for us all. Both residents and staff joined […]