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September Events at Baxendale Care Home

We had a busy September with lots of exciting activities for our care home.  We introduced Fruity Fridays where residents were invited to taste a variety of tropical fruit and then learn some facts about them. We also had a literary theme going on with both a creative...

Coffee Morning Speaker – All about Boxing!

On Thursday 27th September we had a Coffee Morning with a guest speaker, Chas Taylor who gave a talk on the sport Boxing. He covered all areas of the sport from how and when it started; the bare knuckle fighters right up to today's world champions. He also showed some...

Woodside and Whetstone – A History of Baxendale Care Home

Following on from our previous historical chapter (which can be read here), we pick up our story in 1888 at Woodside House in Whetstone! The "Home" settled into its new home in North London, grateful for the Estate that Joseph Baxendale had nurtured and grown....

The View: Summer Edition of Baxendale’s Newsletter

Want to find out more about what happens in our care home?  Take a read of our Summer edition of our newsletter,The View. Inside you'll find our Chairman's report, interview with resident Pamela Edwards and a roundup of our latest activities: our Summer fete and trip...

Baxendale Outing to Sunny Southend

On the 14th June with the service of Barnet Community Transport, 9 residents from Baxendale Care Home had a trip to Southend-on-Sea. With a morning departure, we arrived at the sea side by lunch time. The weather was a bit windy and the sun was hiding, but we had a...

Summer Garden Party

Our garden party theme this year was "Countries of the World Cup". We really got into it. We served different foods from the participating countries. We had a flag hunt where the children had to find the hidden flags of the countries with a letter on them and come up...

Coffee Morning Visitor: Angela Mansi

In June we had a special coffee morning with a visitor who came to talk our residents. Psychologist Angela Mansi spoke about her work, how she came to choose this profession. If you are interested in coming to talk to our residents about something, please contact us...

Franz Hepburn and Malcolm George Visits to Baxendale

We were recently visited by opera singer Franz Hepburn. He sang well known songs but in the opera style.  He even had a few quiz questions half way through his concert! We also took a few photographs of  Malcolm George, and his very first piano concert in our freshly...

Lunch on the Patio at Baxendale

In May we started bringing our residents out onto our patio more and more.  This photograph was taken when we had a very nice lunch out there. It was a bit windy, but with an extra blanket everybody had a good time.