News

Men at work

The builders have started work on the three new garden rooms and we look forward to having the extra space to meet the rising demand for en suite rooms. Our Gardener, Paula, has rescued most of the displaced plants and is very excited by the opportunity to do some new planting in our beautiful garden.


Right said Gerald – our smart new wet room is almost complete!

Pressing on with improvements to the Home, our builder Gerald has been working hard on the new wet room which looks lovely and has underfloor heating to keep residents lovely and warm while they wash. (Photo: Gerald at work ) Look out for the finished result.  


Betty is in the Pink for her 92nd Birthday

Our wonderful Betty celebrated her birthday with one of Chef Chris’ fabulous pink cake and lots of flowers…son Keith was on hand to capture the moment on film. Notwithstanding her 92 years Betty still had plenty of puff to blow out the candles! (Photos Betty blowing & Betty’s 92nd). Pat also celebrated her birthday –… Read more »


Tim rocks the Jingle Bells

Our resident musician Tim West pulls out all the stops with his festive Christmas show much to the delight of our residents who joined in the carols with gusto.. Merry Christmas everyone from all at Country Lodge!


Hang on in there mate!

In between the festivities the persistently wet weather meant the moss on the roof needed removing – this intrepid chap obviously doesn’t suffer from vertigo.


Dick Whittington makes a thigh slapping detour to Country Lodge

SG Productions brought some pre –Christmas frolicking with their performance of Dick Whittington      


Staff & Festive Meal Out

Our staff made a glamorous sight as they headed out for a very well deserved Christmas celebration. After dinner there was much dancing and merriment by all. Yo ho ho!!


Punch and Carols 2016

It was all hands to the Dining Room as Betty and Edna set to work helping Manager Debbie lay the table for the Punch and Carols party. The event was a great success as usual with Father Ben, Jane, keyboard player Michael and the choir from St Symphorians leading the carols and readings followed by… Read more »


Birthdays at Country Lodge

Chrissie blows out her birthday candles and Ann receives a fabulous chocolate surprise.


Tea time at Country Lodge

Tea time is always a highlight here at the Home specially if there is a birthday. Chef Chris enjoys making something special and pictured here are just two of his creations – fresh eclairs, scones and chocolate roll. His puddings are not to be trifled with either!