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February at Baxendale: Snow, Valentine’s and Chinese New Year

We love reflecting back at the month just gone.  It gives us a chance to reflect on what's been going on at Baxendale Care Home.  So here's a round up of what happened: Snow At the beginning of February, we saw the white stuff make an appearance.  It was a good excuse...

Baxendale Team Leader Robin as Guest Speaker

In late January Baxendale staff team leader Robin talked to the residents about his life and career at Baxendale.  Robin started by telling the residents about where he is from -  Mauritius - and the difference in the way people live there compared to England. He...

January 2019 Events at Baxendale Care Home

What a great start to 2019!  We have been running some art sessions for our residents.  We have some real Da Vincis in the house.  Take a look at these sketches of a buddha they were drawing.   We were also keeping fit with Doreen who brought some fun equipment....

A Fun Exercise Session at Baxendale Care Home

Doreen visits us twice a week for her movement to music sessions with our residents.  She always brings some light-hearted fun to our care home and we have a giggle with some of the props that we exercise with.

December Events at Baxendale Care Home

Happy 2019! We take a look back at what happened at our care home in December. We would love to thank all the staff and entertainers who worked over the festive period making it a very special experience for our residents. We were treated to a number of concerts in...

Chair Yoga with Stephanie Parmenter

We recently had a visit from Stephanie Parmenter, who came in and chatted to our residents for an hour on the benefits of yoga physically, mentally and health-wise. We learnt where it originated from and the different types of yoga that anyone can do. Stephanie...

November Events at Baxendale Care Home

November has flown by and we'd love to thank all the visitors, entertainers and staff who lay on activities for our care home residents. We have been taking a few residents to the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley for the Cinememories sessions on Tuesdays.  We'd like to...

Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night at Baxendale Care Home

We had a couple of busy days at Baxendale at the end of October and beginning of November.  Our residents celebrated Hallowe'en with an afternoon of pumpkin carving and painting pumpkin faces on balloons.  A big thank you to the chief assistant Alex who held a pumpkin...

October Events at Baxendale Care Home

Wow, we can't believe it is November!  We've had another busy month, and with the weather getting cooler, we've been holding more indoor events for our residents. We've had regular visits from Malcolm George to play the piano, an outing to the RAF Museum (more to come...

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...