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Garden Visits!

Due to the amazing work and sacrifice of our staff here at Easterlea, we are now in a position to offer garden visits for relatives! If you’d like to visit one of our residents please get in contact to arrange a visit! The visits are subject to social distancing rules and visitors must be sat […]

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Miranda Music - DDay - Jun 19 (6)

Remembering D-Day

This week marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Residents watched the services on the TV and reminisced … not quite believing it’s been 75 years!! They have also been working on some commemorative artwork with Creative Mojo (https://www.facebook.com/creativemojochichesterandhavant/), and enjoyed singing together some wartime and patriotic songs  with Miranda’s Music (https://www.facebook.com/mirandasvintagemusic/)     

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Happy Hens - Mar 19 (8)

Cuddles with Happy Hens

We had a lovely visit from Hampshire Happy Hens (www.hampshirehappyhens.co.uk) Monday afternoon. Two very happy and content hens came in for cuddles, and two very happy, friendly humans came in and told us some very interesting facts about chickens. They left the information with us so we can test the residents on what they learned before […]

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Getting our fingers green!

Some of our residents miss being able to get outside in their own gardens so asked if we could have some gardening sessions included in our entertainment. So, today we had our first potting session! One lady hadn’t done gardening before and even said “I couldn’t think of anything worse” … but still got stuck […]

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Some BIG birthdays!

We’ve celebrated two very important birthdays this last month. One resident has turned 100 in May and had a lovely party held by the local church and he even appeared in the paper! He thoroughly enjoyed his time. Another resident turned 103 this week! When we asked her if she knew how old she was […]

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Royal Wedding 2018

Royal Wedding 2018

Residents and staff loved watching the Royal Wedding over the weekend. We had to turn down the invitation to London for the evening party as it would have made us miss bed time, but we celebrated with a very British high tea instead. Congratulations Harry and Megan!

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