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 »
Pauline has her hands full – it must be a birthday!
It’s a common sight at Country Lodge to see either Chef Chris or cook Pauline bearing a cake for one or another resident. All our Birthday cakes are made on the day and decorated in appropriate colours and styles and shared among the residents and families. There are home made cakes or buns for tea… Read more »
Christmas Festivities 2018
Christmas at Country Lodge was a jolly affair with the staff dressing up as elves much to the amusement of the residents and families. Presents were opened and a delicious Christmas Lunch was enjoyed by all.
Care homes in Worthing during Christmas | How we make it special for our residents
When searching for care homes in Worthing, you want to be sure that you are sending your loved one to a care home that considers the little things in life. At Country Lodge, we make our residents feel special all year round, whether that’s on their birthday with a fabulous homemade cake or during one… Read more »
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 »