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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It’s been a busy few weeks at Lavender Hills

We’ve had a busy few weeks of activities here at Lavender Hills with residents revealing their artistic flare. Surprising us all with her talent, June created a range of novelty ‘weather catches’ which provided hours of laughter amongst residents. Joan Murphy has recently been bagging up sweeties for the children. Joan is well practiced in the art of Pic n Mix as she used to own a sweet shop with her husband. September has also seen the launch of our new book club. A group of residents have met every Thursday afternoon for the past two weeks. They are currently …

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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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Residents are keeping active at Lavender Hills

Our residents have had a busy few weeks thanks to a comprehensive activities schedule courtesy of our in-house coordinator, plus a host of exciting birthday parties taking place. Debbie of DJ Fitness has been making an appearance at our home every other Wednesday to run an upbeat arm chair exercise class which gets residents working their whole body from head to toes, using simple but challenging moves that improves health and fitness levels. Celebrations were also in order for our lovely resident Rose, who turned 92 on the 20th April. Rose was joined by her daughter, grand daughter and great …

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