Easterlea has completed work on the new sweet shop for residents and staff! One of our residents browsing for sweets! Our new sweet shop is now open! Housed in a french cabinet, our old fashioned jars of sweets and weighted scales help residents reminisce about their childhoods whilst also giving them sweet treat! The selection […]
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Easterlea’s new summerhouse Here at Easterlea we have completed our work on the new summerhouse! Some of our residents have already enjoyed visits by their relatives in the summerhouse and with the weather on the turn we expect to see more visits over the winter. If you would like to arrange a visit please get […]
Residents have been enjoying the socially distanced garden visits! Easterlea’s socially distanced garden visits have been a hit! With family members coming into the garden to meet our residents, everyone has been in high spirits. At Easterlea we feel these visits are vital to the mental well being of our residents, it’s because of this […]
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 […]
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/)
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 […]
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 […]
We will be holiday an evening of fireworks and food on Monday 5 November at 5:30pm. All welcome!
All are invited to join us for our Garden Party on 14 July. There will be plenty of food, music from a brass band, displays of the residents’ art work that they’ve been doing with Creative Mojo, and lots of prayers for sunshine!