Martin makes mum proud with MBE
Pat Frost is very proud of her son Martin who has just received an MBE from the Queen. Martin has a rare occupation – based in Worthing, he is the last remaining specialist bookbinder and was awarded the MBE for his service in keeping the old tradition alive. Martin is a regular visitor to Country… Read more »
Checking out the ivories
Lovely to walk into the home today to hear some beautiful piano playing – local pianist Lucy Goldberg had popped in to check out our piano before coming in to play to the residents next week. Monty the greyhound who was visiting his master Gerry obviously found the music soothing.
101 years young!
Country Lodge’s newest resident Sarah (affectionately known locally as Auntie Betty) celebrated her 101st birthday surrounded by friends and family. Sarah has been a Worthing resident for over 60 years and was a keen bridge player. She is very pleased with her garden room here at Country Lodge especially the view of our beautiful tulips. Son… Read more »
Bowling Andy is now a regular visitor and firm favourite on the activities programme. He brings all his own music and cajoles everyone – including passing staff members to join in the fun.
Some mothers do ‘ave ‘em
Yes, Jean had a lovely bouquet of flowers for Mothers’ Day which brightened up her regular spot by the window. We love to see our residents being spoiled by family and friends, especially on these important occasions.
20 things you need to know about our nursing home in West Sussex
Moving a loved one into a care home is a big decision and one that takes time to consider. From how we create a home-from-home to our stunning location and experienced staff, in this article, you can find out more about our top-rated nursing home in West Sussex. The heart of our philosophy Privacy, dignity,… Read more »
How care homes in Worthing can improve residents’ communication and confidence.
A huge part of deciding to move into a care home is the realisation that the care received at home is not enough and the needs of the individual are not being met. Impeccable care is very important as you get older and ensuring your health and wellbeing is looked after must be a priority.… Read more »
Did you hear the news today?
Activities are a popular feature of afternoons at Country Lodge – Dolores our wonderful activities co-ordinator hosts a weekly quiz among other games. Here she is reading residents headlines from our local paper, the Worthing Herald.
Charlie has a strike
Ten Pin Bowling is the latest rage here – Andy arrives complete with a ‘bowling lane’ and music and there is a great deal of merriment as residents and visitors have a go at bowling a ‘Strike’ (first ball takes down all pins) or ‘Spare’ (second ball takes them down).
Adjusting to your life at a care home in Worthing… How we make your first few weeks stress-free, enjoyable and calm.
If you and your family have decided that your next best course of action is care home living, then it’s completely natural to feel apprehensive about your first few weeks. It will be a new environment, with different people and a big change for you and your loved ones. However, at Country Lodge, we put… Read more »