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Spring Celebrations at Baxendale

Spring Celebrations at Baxendale

We had such a great Easter at Baxendale Care Home that we forgot to post some pictures, ooops!  Anyway, here are some pictures of our wonderful residents getting into the spirit of Spring with some Easter arts and crafts. [gallery...

Still Life Drawing at Baxendale Care Home

Still Life Drawing at Baxendale Care Home

Some of our residents have a real talent for drawing.  We vary the subjects so that we keep creativity flowing.  Did you know that drawing and painting increases stimulation and creativity?  Also drawing allows residents to focus, observe and keep up manual dexterity....

Covid-19 Statement – April 2021

Since March 2020, the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has exposed the health and social care sectors but for Baxendale Care Home it was an opportunity to distinguish our service as valued, inclusive, and above all, responsive. We know that during this difficult period...

Puzzle Time at Baxendale Care Home

Puzzle Time at Baxendale Care Home

When we aren't having discussions, arts & crafts sessions or being entertained by our resident piano player, then our care home residents have the opportunity to keep their brains active with puzzle sheets.  We have colouring in sheets, word searches, spot the...

February’s Activities at Baxendale Care Home

February’s Activities at Baxendale Care Home

What have you been doing when the weather has been a bit miserable and cold?  Well at Baxendale Care Home, we've been laying on some excellent activities for our residents.  Just take a look!     Creative writing sessions - what's your favourite colour and...

Valentine’s Day at Baxendale Care Home

Valentine’s Day at Baxendale Care Home

Love was in the air at Baxendale Care Home this February 14th.  Instead of showing their hearts on their sleeves, our residents made hearts on sticks to wave at everyone.  THE best way to share the love at this difficult time. We then had a special Valentine's cream...

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...