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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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!
We hope you all had a lovely Easter. We had a very exciting experience this year with some special little visitors. “Incredible Eggs” delivered six little duck eggs on the 27 March and by 29 March they had all hatched and we had six little fluffy ducklings to look after! We got to look after them […]
One of our regular entertainers, Dr Pepper, visited on Thursday and got us in the spirit for St Patrick’s day with some Irish music. The lounge was full of singing, dancing and, as you can see, some fun outfits! Everyone was exhausted afterwards and just wanted to relax in their rooms with a whisky!! […]
We had a youth dance group visit last week to perform for our residents. The group, Young Stars, are raising money for a dance trip they wish to go on later in the year. They wowed our residents with some wonderful dancing and singing. The residents loved it and were talking about it for days! […]
We will be having some little duckling eggs delivered at the end of March for us to hatch here at Easterlea. We will then be able to hold and play with the ducklings until they are collected on 6 April. Last year we had hatched some chicks and it was such an exciting time […]
Every year the Hampshire Care Association runs the Hampshire Care Awards. We are delighted to announce that Easterlea’s very own cook was finalist for Cook of the Year. Those of you have tasted or smelled her cooking will know she absolutely deserved to be in this category. She works hard to ensure that residents […]
Platinum Care delivered a beautiful Halloween cake today made by ‘Cakes and Bakes by Zoe’. This inspired residents to get creative in the kitchen and produce some spooky shortbread! Both the cake and cookies were delicious and enjoyed by all. Happy Halloween!
Every year the News, Portsmouth’s local paper, runs the Best of Health Awards. There are categories for all areas of the health care sector including one for ‘Care/Nursing Home of the Year’ – and we at Easterlea are very proud to announce that this year we’ve won. It’s really gratifying to know that so many […]