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World Alzheimer’s Month at Baxendale Care Home

World Alzheimer’s Month at Baxendale Care Home

It's World Alzheimer's Month 1st - 30th September.  At Baxendale Care Home we have been running a number of activities that raise awareness of this and dementia. We will be including this topic in our poetry and creative writing classes,  and basing our activities...

Baxendale Summer Garden Party

Baxendale Summer Garden Party

Baxendale's Summer Garden Party is an annual event in our calendar that residents, friends & family, staff and neighbours all look forward to.  It was a fantastic success, with a great turn out of people, the sun was definitely on our side. We had a book stall,...

Summer Sketching and a Few Jokes from our Residents

Summer Sketching and a Few Jokes from our Residents

We have some really good times when the sun is out.  We get out and enjoy our garden.  Here's a few photos of our flowering garden and our summer sketching activity. Whilst we were out in the garden, we had one of...

Acrobats Visit Baxendale Care Home

Acrobats Visit Baxendale Care Home

We had an amazing show of acrobatic yoga with lots of wows from the residents and staff.  The finale was a demonstration with one of our staff members in the air!  Great fun! 

All Shook Up as Elvis Visits Baxendale Care Home

All Shook Up as Elvis Visits Baxendale Care Home

Ladies and gentlemen, we had Elvis Presley himself in the building (well a very good impersonator) recently. It was fantastic to see the residents rekindle their youth and he brought back so many memories for our residents, We did have to make sure they didn't recall...

National Care Home Arts Day Friday 28th June

National Care Home Arts Day Friday 28th June

On Friday 28th June 2019 it was National Care Home Open Day.  It was a chance for the public to come and see what life is like in care homes around the country.  This year's theme was "celebrating the role of art in care". We threw our doors open and...

Baxendale Care Home Garden Party Saturday 29th June

Baxendale Care Home Garden Party Saturday 29th June

Garden Party Welcome to our Garden Gathering It will be sunny and warm. So do stop that blathering, You will not come to any harm.   Lovely flowers will be in bloom, And there will be treats to taste If you can really find the room Don't let them go to waste....

Mrs Rowley is 106!

Mrs Rowley is 106!

Mrs Rowley recently celebrated her 106th birthday with us.  She is truly amazing, and trained as a ballet dancer where she starred in lots of shows and also had her own ballet school where she taught.  As she is over 100, she had yet another birthday card from the...

Prince the Gosling and the Baxendale Geese Family

Prince the Gosling and the Baxendale Geese Family

Back in May when we were celebrating the Royal Baby, we ended up with baby news ourselves! We rescued a baby gosling! It was captured and taken home by a very naughty neighbouring cat. The neighbour brought it in to us in a washing up bowl looking very dishevelled and...