Many happy returns to Hilda, 106 today. She plans to celebrate with a family party here at Beechwood!
We brought the Mediterranean to Beechwood House with an afternoon of Greek Dancing. Thanks Yiannis!
Margaret enjoying a game of quoits in our sunny back garden. It's warm out there today!
We were delighted to be joined by @JanMillwardAuthor for an afternoon of reminiscence and poetry. Here is one of her poems, The Carer.... Today I helped her wash and dress, sort out her clothes, clear up the mess. I cleaned her back so frail and bent and used her talc, her favourite scent. I talked [...]
Moving into residential care can be daunting for everyone involved. Getting as much information as possible is so important. Take a look at this article from Age UK which deals with some of the issues. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/care/care-homes/
Louise from Yoga Valley visits once a month to provide aromatherapy massage to our residents. Her time here is very welcomed and enjoyed. https://www.facebook.com/Yoga-Valley-998502423534934/
Christina from Starlit Memories giving us a wonderful afternoon of songs from musicals