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Baxendale Summer Garden Party

We believe in any excuse for our residents to enjoy themselves, so we celebrate themed events throughout the year. Our Annual Garden Party is one highlight and was celebrated on Saturday 1st July. All our residents, families, friends, care home staff and local...

A Lovely Thank You Note

Dear Jacqui, I visited Baxendale on Tuesday as we were trying to get Mother for her birthday activities.  She didn’t want to miss activities, however, and I must say that both the Music and Movement and Malcolm’s piano playing were outstanding.  Everyone seemed to be...

Goodbye to Maurice Sills

It is with great sadness that we share the news that our resident Mr Maurice Sills passed away on Sunday 25th June 2017, just one month short of his 102nd birthday. Maurice was not only cherished by everyone at Baxendale Care Home, but at St Paul’s Cathedral.  Known...

Baxendale History: From Tea to Sympathy

Louisa Twining (Twining Tea fame) developed an interest in visiting and helping the poor.  Between 1858 and 1859, she attended Great Ormond Street Hospital to study nursing, but eventually decided that it was not her vocation. Louisa began campaigning for better...

Gardening Activities at Baxendale

At Baxendale Care Home our motto is "actively caring".  As well as our carefully thought out activity timetable, we also encourage residents to carry on with pursuits and interests they had before they came to Baxendale. We have many green-fingered residents in our...

Singer Jonny Mosesson Visit

We pride ourselves on our range of activities at Baxendale Care Home. We book entertainers to come in a couple of times a month and the residents enjoy their visits immensely. Jonny Mosesson, is one such entertainer who comes here regularly.  Our residents love...

Music to Movement with Doreen

For the eagle-eyed readers, you will have seen that one of our regular activities at Baxendale Care Home is Music to Movement with Doreen. Doreen comes twice a week for hour long sessions with our residents (on Tuesdays and Thursdays). In the first half an hour we do...

Return Visit from Ukulele Band

Baxendale Care Home saw the return visit of our favourite ukulele band in March 2017. All our residents thoroughly enjoyed the concert and were treated to well-known sing-a-long favourites like Mary-Lou, Hey Baby, Side by side, Falling in love. Here are some pictures...