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Battle of Britain Day at Baxendale Care Home

Battle of Britain Day at Baxendale Care Home

On 15th September 2020, we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.  Although the Battle of Britain took place between July and October 1940, 15th September has been named Battle of Britain Day as it was the day when there was a decisive defeat over...

Seaside Display at Baxendale Care Home

Seaside Display at Baxendale Care Home

Back in August 2020, we had a Summer holiday week.  As part of this week, we virtually visited Italy and created a wall of seaside beach images with the help of both our residents and care home staff. It's perfect thing to look back on now that we are headed into...

Summer Holiday Week at Baxendale Care Home

Summer Holiday Week at Baxendale Care Home

It was a little difficult for many of us to go on our traditional summer holidays this year.  Our staff at Baxendale Care Home have been amazing and put together Summer holiday week.  As the old adage goes "If you can't go to the holiday, the holiday will come to...

100th Birthday Celebrations at Baxendale Care Home

100th Birthday Celebrations at Baxendale Care Home

One of our residents celebrated a very special birthday recently - her 100th birthday.  We really went to town and decorated the home with balloons, there was a glass of something to toast the birthday girl plus plenty of cards, cake and flowers.  Can you spot the...

International Tiger Day at Baxendale Care Home

International Tiger Day at Baxendale Care Home

29th July 2020 was International Tiger Day.  Organised by WWF, it is an awareness day to invite everyone to get to know this species of cat.  Did you know that wild tiger populations have declined by 95% since the beginning of the 20th century? There were four ways to...

July at Baxendale Care Home

July at Baxendale Care Home

We've had a wonderful July at Baxendale Care Home.  We've been so lucky that residents have been able to see their family in socially distanced garden visits.  We've also been running lots of fun activities.  Do keep checking back in our blog as we plan to provide...

COVID19 – Update 24th July 2020

COVID19 – Update 24th July 2020

Our teams are continuing to do everything they can to keep our residents safe, occupied and feeling connected to their families and friends during this difficult time. Therefore, in line with Government guidance published on 22 July 2020, we are now coordinating (by...

Outdoor Concert for Baxendale Residents

Outdoor Concert for Baxendale Residents

We are so pleased that we can now start welcoming back performers to Baxendale Care Home.  One of our first, socially distanced, outdoor concerts was performed by Ian James. Ian is a regular at our care home and sang all his "hits" that our residents just love...

FAQs for Relatives

FAQs for Relatives

We have been given a helpful document regarding frequently asked questions (FAQs) that family and friends of residents of Baxendale Care Home might have at this difficult time.  Please do take a read here but remember that we can be contacted by phone 020 8445 1127 or...

Watercolour Still Life Artwork from Baxendale Care Home

Watercolour Still Life Artwork from Baxendale Care Home

Our residents have been demonstrating their artistic talents at our art sessions.  In this particular session we put out flowers and pictures of birds for them to copy, draw in pencil and paint with watercolours.  Beautiful! [gallery...