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Winter Wonderland Snow at Baxendale Care Home

Winter Wonderland Snow at Baxendale Care Home

We've been waiting for snow since other care homes started sharing pictures of their white-coated grounds up and down the country.  Anyway, we finally got our wish, a few weeks ago and here are the photos of the grounds. [gallery...

Old Photos of Woodside Home (Baxendale Care Home old site)

Old Photos of Woodside Home (Baxendale Care Home old site)

We've recently joined a lovely local Facebook group called "Totteridge & Whetstone - A Trip Down Memory Lane" .  Some of the members have been posting old photos of Woodside which was the family home of the Baxendale family.   It eventually was turned into a “Home...

Baxendale’s Resident of the Day

Baxendale’s Resident of the Day

We crowned one of our residents, Resident of the Day.  Why you may ask? Well it was because it was her birthday and we thought she should be spoilt rotten.  As well as the surprise title, she received flowers, card and cake.  Happy Birthday!

Party Time at Baxendale

Party Time at Baxendale

We partied like never before at Baxendale Care Home just before Christmas.  We laid on the BEST Christmas party for our residents, because they are worth it! Each had their own special gift We had some beautiful messages sent to us on hearts from a local school, which...

Christmas 2020 at Baxendale Care Home

Christmas 2020 at Baxendale Care Home

We all agree that this year has been very strange.  No matter what has happened, we can't stop Christmas!  We've been getting in the festive spirit with colouring, making crackers, tree decoration and asking our residents what their Christmas 2020 Wishes would be. ...

Baxendale Resident Celebrates the Big 100

Baxendale Resident Celebrates the Big 100

One of our resident's recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Baxendale Care Home.  She was joined by her family for a socially distanced window visit, had a lovely card from the Queen, flowers, gifts and a cake. Happy birthday, 100 years young!

Pumpkins and Poppies

Pumpkins and Poppies

So what's new at Baxendale Care Home? Well at the end of October, we had a Hallowe'en party.  We got the residents involved.  They helped scoop out the insides of the pumpkins, carve spooky faces and decorate them with hats.  Don't you also love what we did with the...

Giving Advice to the Younger Generation

Giving Advice to the Younger Generation

We asked our residents for advice that they wished to share with the  younger generation.  We think there are some real nuggets of wisdom here. Mr B says Don't take life too seriously! On money matters You shouldn't get too many hand outs. You need to learn to stand...

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...