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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...

Christmas at Baxendale Care Home

Christmas at Baxendale Care Home

Many of you might be wondering what Christmas is like at Baxendale Care Home.  Well first of all it is fun!  As soon as December starts, we put on card and craft making activities that the residents can participate in.  We also have visits from a few schools who come...

Still Life Painting at Baxendale Care Home

Still Life Painting at Baxendale Care Home

Each week we have arts and crafts sessions which our residents can take part in.  We have been doing a lot of still life painting recently.  Here are some pictures that our talented artists have produced. [gallery...

Silver Sunday Art Winners

Silver Sunday Art Winners

In our news item "Silver Week Arts Exhibition" we mentioned that our residents had entered their art into a competition and had won 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Here's some photos of our winners receiving their awards from the Mayor.  

Silver Week Arts Exhibition 2019

Silver Week Arts Exhibition 2019

We recently held an arts and crafts session in our care home in preparation for Silver Week Arts Exhibition.  Barnet Care Quality put on this exhibition at Goodwin Court - Sanctuary Home Care Ltd and is art and craft work by service users of care homes, sheltered...