It’s behind you Dolores!
Yes, our very own senior carer and activities coordinator, Dolores, as we’ve never seen her! Appearing as the Lilac Fairy in Snow White in January. Cue for a residents’ outing? Oh yes it is!
Christmas Punch and Carols 2018
As the nights draw in we have one more event before Christmas which is always very popular with residents, families and the staff – the Christmas Punch and Carols. Claire and Chris dream up some delightful mouthfuls for the buffet, John prepares the mulled wine and mans the bar and we welcome the Vicar and… Read more »
The health benefits of being active for the elderly. Getting the most out of care homes in Worthing
As winter approaches, it can be easy to hibernate in the comfort of your room in your care home in Worthing, with a blanket, and a cup of tea, but it’s not the best routine to fall into. In fact, ensuring that you are active or wrap up warm and spend some time outdoors can… Read more »
Busy times at Country Lodge – Autumn Round up
Well we have certainly not had time to notice that we are heading into winter! Between new arrivals, birthday celebrations, anniversaries and, latterly, a full vintage Tea Dance our residents haven’t had much chance to doze off. Here’s just a few photos to show what’s been going on this autumn at our Country Lodge Care… Read more »
Strictly High Salvington Tea Dance
this was a hugely enjoyable occasion for all who came. Chef Chris and team prepared a proper English tea served on vintage china accompanied by music from our favourite band, the Featherstone Jazzmen, with singer Alex Eberhard. Claire organised a Starlight dance floor and Brighton Jive sent some high stepping dancers to show us how… Read more »
How to choose the perfect care home in Worthing – questions to ask a care home manager
Does a close friend or relative of yours require extra assistance and care on a day-to-day basis? Choosing a care home in Worthing will be a big decision for anyone, so should be well thought out and researched to make sure they get the care they need. Some families may already know which care home… Read more »
Care home or retirement village? Benefits of care homes versus retirement villages in West Sussex
It can be a worrying time when making the decision to move your elderly relative into a new home, whether that’s a care home in West Sussex or a nearby retirement village. These contrasting accommodation options will provide your loved one with a different living experience from what they are used to, so it’s important… Read more »
Getting out and enjoying the sun at our Nursing Home West Sussex
It’s safe to say this summer at our nursing home in West Sussex has been a wonderful one thanks to the fabulous weather we have been enjoying. Most of our residents have been able to sit out in our beautifully landscaped gardens to take part in various activities or to entertain friends and relatives. In… Read more »