Activities – May 2017

June 8th, 2017

OtterspoolDuring May we finally had a couple of days of nice weather!  This allowed us to have a couple of trips out with some of our Residents, this included a trip to Dobbies Garden Centre and then a wander round the nearby shops and a lovely day out to Otterspool were we enjoyed our lunch – all involved thoroughly enjoyed their days out.

We have also continued to celebrate our Residents birthdays and this month we celebrated Marie’s and Peter’s birthdays, both Residents reside on the same unit and share the same birthday!

GamesThis month we enjoyed a ‘game day’, were we enjoyed a variety of different games – some of the games were classics including dominoes, snakes and ladders and connect four.  We have also continued throughout the month with other classic games including ‘play your cards right’, ‘Family Fortunes’ and ‘name that tune’,all of which proved popular and all Residents involved enjoyed the activity.

As usual we have continued with the monthly activities, which are enjoyed by all. Parachute and armchair exercising is always popular amongst our Residents as well as our Knitting Club and other monthly activities have included quizzes, crosswords, bingo, news time and reminiscence.  We are continuing with our Fish and Chip Supper as a monthly Resident’s Social and this month was our busiest month!

25 Years!

June 8th, 2017

IMG_0153In May one of our staff members, Donna, celebrated 25 years’ service with Christopher Grange.

On Friday 26th May 2017 Residents and staff gathered together on the unit to celebrate this achievement and show Donna our appreciation for the commitment she has shown to Christopher Grange.

We would like to thank Donna for all her hard work and dedication to Christopher Grange and our Residents over the years.

Activities – April 2017

May 8th, 2017

We had a busy month during April with lots of activities for our Residents to enjoy.

In celebration with the Aintree Grand National we celebrated Ladies Day with some of our lovely ladies with some fizzy wine and nibbles.  Everyone looked fabulous but in our very own ‘best dressed’ competition the winners were:


Pauline won 1st prize – a chocolate egg

Violet won 2nd prize – hand lotion set

Maggie won 3rd prize – a set of soaps

We also held our very own Grand National ‘sweep’ for our Residents and the lucky winners were:

1. Bob who picked ‘One for Arthur’

2. Harriet who picked ‘Causes of Causes’

3. Maggie who picked ‘Saint Are’

We also held a raffle of a lovely bottle of Port and Whisky which Linda, one of our Unit Managers, picked out of the hat and the lucky winner was one of our members of staff, Pat.

Congratulations to all our winners!


During April we celebrated the Easter period by making our very own Easter cards and some delicious chocolate nest cakes!  Then on Easter Sunday we celebrated with some chocolate after lunch with a nice glass of Sherry and on Easter Monday we enjoyed a cup of tea/coffee with some hot cross buns on the Market Place.

As usual we have continued with the popular monthly activities which included knitting club, armchairs exercises, Bingo, crosswords and ‘news time’.  We also held our monthly Residents Social ‘Fish and Chip Supper’ and this month we also celebrated our Residents, Hilda and Eleanor’s birthdays and we enjoyed a sing-along with Jan playing her guitar.