Great British care awards

Lavender Hills care home shortlisted for national awards

Lavender hills shortlisted for Activities team of the year award at the Great British care awards The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout England and are a celebration  of excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards are to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work. After 20 months of volunteering and visiting residents at Lavender Hills care home in Ramsbottom Nickie, Gaynor, Mia and Elsie joined Lavender Hills as a committed Activities and lifestyle team. Since joining Lavender Hills earlier this year, the atmosphere has become exciting …

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Trip of a lifetime for our in-house game-show addict

Our game-show loving resident Christopher mingled with famous faces recently when he took a special trip down to London to sit in the audience during the recording of Tipping Point Celebrity Special. A fantastic Leeds based company named ERS Medical kindly offered to transport Chris in his wheelchair down to the studios free of charge in a manned ambulance, where he and a few members of staff enjoyed front row seats during the show. Chris never misses an episode of his favourite TV programmes, which includes Tipping Point and The Chase and he elated to be given the opportunity of …

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St George and the Dragon swoop on Lavender Hills

Celebrations took place at our home recently to honour the Patron Saint of England and the famous tale of St George and the Dragon. Residents dug out Pritt Sticks and red tissue to re-create the flag of St George during an arts and craft session with Georgia, a volunteer from the local college. During the day, resident Shelia was given a one-to-one tutorial on how to use her new touch screen phone so she can call friends and family for a chat. We also got underway with our weaving project, which will involve using recycled newspapers and magazines to weave …

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