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Residents have been busy beavers

We’ve had a busy few weeks of activities here at Lavender Hills, with residents participating in cooking classes and drawing. Our new resident Jean’s artistic flair was revealed after she sketched a beautiful impression of our front lounge fireplace with a Christmas theme, surprising us all with her talent. Jean named the picture ‘Home is Where the Heart is.’ Doreen and Brenda have recently taken part in a reminiscence session, whereby they read the Daily Sparkle magazine, which states what happened ‘On This Day’ throughout recent history. The magazine is targeted at the elderly and those with dementia and covers …

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It’s all fun and games at Lavender Hills

We’re delighted to announce that we were a runner-up in the Daily Sparkle competition ‘Everybody’s Talking’ for our dedication to care home activities. Judges praised our ‘whole home approach’ and how we use the key strengths and skills of all of our staff members to come up with new and engaging activities for residents. To enter the awards, our activities coordinator Charlotte wrote in to the newspaper with details of the variety of activities on offer at Lavender Hills, before being invited along to attend a training day to gain more ideas on hosting meaningful activities that residents will enjoy. …

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