Summer fun at Country Lodge
Our garden here has been blooming as you can see from our photos. Our residents have been enjoying themselves sitting outside on sunny days. Something’s fishy here – but these fish are not for eating! We’ve some special entertainment in the form of Alex Eberhard whose melodic voice is ideally suited to relaxing on a summer’s… Read more »
Guess who’s coming for dinner?
Tonight’s residents’ dessert… scrumptious homemade Raspberry Pavlova prepared buy our chef Chris.
On Friday our very own Bingo mistress Dolores warmed up with Find the Word before hosting another popular game of bingo. It’s been a fun week with a trip to the Movies courtesy of SG Productions. Country Lodge residents were treated to a whistle stop tour of their favourite movie songs – complete with rapid… Read more »
A Little of What You Fancy…
Residents Betty and Edna took a trip out with Andrea and Dolores to sample some of Littlehampton’s famous fish and chips… a good time was had by all as these pictures show…
Pastels for Pleasure – 28th January 2016
We were delighted to welcome Derrick Strong, an ex professional graphic designer and now Pastel artist for an afternoon experimenting with pastel colours. It was a fun afternoon as our residents got their fingers dirty rubbing in the chalk pastels. Joy produced a couple of original ‘takes’ on the theme of flowers and Pat showed… Read more »
Christmas at Country Lodge December 2015
Deck the Halls, bring out the Figgy Pudding, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Country Lodge! Yes, the tree is up and we’ve had the Christmas production of “Winter Wonderland” by our visiting show group. Tuesday saw the event we all love, the Punch and Carols evening masterminded by Claire and Chef… Read more »
It’s a family affair
Chrissie Tiltman was surrounded by her family when she celebrated her 89th birthday here. There were cheers and laughter as she blew out the candles on her pretty birthday cake made specially by chef Chris. Manager Debbie and the staff were really pleased to get a gorgeous thank you card saying that all the family… Read more »
First Aid Training at Country Lodge – 8th September
Keeping our staff up to speed on First Aid, Ray Harsfield from Quality Matters Training demonstrates resuscitating ‘Little Anne’ – a surprisingly difficult exercise given the stiffness of her chest! Our next course is Epilepsy Awareness….
It’s eyes down and look in as Dolores gets her ducks in a row!
Our residents have really got the Bingo bug here – Activities Co-ordinator, Dolores calls the numbers during one of our fun games. Dolores also holds a weekly quiz which is even challenging for the boss when he happens to be eavesdropping!