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Ways to Keep in Touch at Baxendale Care Home

Ways to Keep in Touch at Baxendale Care Home

We're keeping safe at Baxendale Care Home at the moment, with closed doors to visitors.  Our residents though are keeping in touch with loved ones through the wonders of technology and old fashioned letters in the post. Here is one resident using video calling to one...

Ping Pong Fun at Baxendale Care Home

Ping Pong Fun at Baxendale Care Home

It's amazing how much fun you can have with ping pong bats, balls and some cups.  Not only great for manual dexterity and hand eye co-ordination but also for camaraderie and imagination.  We played some table tennis tournaments and made up some games involving the...

Baxendale Care Home Staff Try Acrobatics

Baxendale Care Home Staff Try Acrobatics

We secretly knew that our carers at Baxendale Care Home are super heroes but this was demonstrated recently when an acrobatic troupe came to our care home to entertain us:

Round Up of March 2020 Activities at Baxendale Care Home

Round Up of March 2020 Activities at Baxendale Care Home

Since visitors are currently not able to visit Baxendale Care Home, we try to share as much of what is going on with you via our blog, Facebook and Twitter. Our residents have developed a love of baking and are improving their skills with each cookery challenge that...

Bollywood Dancers Visit Baxendale Care Home

Bollywood Dancers Visit Baxendale Care Home

We are very lucky at Baxendale Care Home to be visited by such a variety of entertainers.  We often have a piano player come in for residential sing-a-longs or a visit by a local musical group.  We were delighted when we were treated to a Bollywood dancing session. ...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update 30th March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update   In response to tighter restrictions and government guidelines, Baxendale Care Home will remain closed to all external visitors except healthcare providers until further notice.   Baxendale Care Home would like to reassure our residents,...

Forget-Me-Not Cupcakes

Forget-Me-Not Cupcakes

We recently had a baking session where we baked forget-me-not cupcakes.  Let's take a look at why the forget-me-not is so iconic. The forget-me-not is a small blue flower and has long been associated with remembrance and dementia. Those living with dementia suffer...

St Patrick’s Day at Baxendale Care Home

St Patrick’s Day at Baxendale Care Home

As well as our scheduled activities, we have some special events and food for St Patrick's Day (Tuesday 17th March).  This morning we had a special themed "Green Quiz" and this afternoon the residents were able to try baking soda bread.  For the delectable pleasure of...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

In light of the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, Baxendale Care Home has taken the decision to close the home to all visitors. We are committed to ensuring that we keep residents, families, staff and visitors as safe as possible, so as a...

Employee of the Month Scheme

Employee of the Month Scheme

We've recently introduced an Employee of the Month Scheme.  Open to colleagues, residents, family and friends, we are encouraging nominations to recognise the hard work and achievements of staff at Baxendale Care Home.  We look forward to seeing which employees those...