The daughter of one of our residents recently entertained everyone with an afternoon concert playing the cello.
The residents and staff were thrilled to find out that Millbrook House has been awarded a Platinum rating for their Gold Standard Framework reaccreditation. This is a tremendous achievement proving that our care here is evidenced as being exceptional - which of course we already knew! Congratulations to the whole team for this award.
One of our residents, Judy, enjoyed a covid safe visit with her daughter recently who brought in some dolls from Judy's childhood. The large doll was given to Judy by an aunt when she was about six years old. The doll dates around the late 1920's early 1930's and no-one can remember if she ever [...]
The residents recently had some help in making bird boxes and houses for the garden. Three were made in different shapes and sizes so we can attract lots of different bird types into the garden. Homemade bird feeders were made out of the inside of toilet rolls - we melted peanut butter and rolled the [...]
The residents were busy this Easter - they made pom-pom Easter bunnies and chicks which were fashioned into an Easter wreath, we had an Easter egg hunt around the home and garden, and they made Easter bonnets - Freddie even managed a RAF themed one!
The residents had a couple of arts and crafts sessions recently - one when they made "magic potted flower" designs and another when they made spring flowers from coloured folded paper. They have a multitude of talent!
Following Government guidelines, we have now started "close contact" visits with one nominated visitor. This means that the visitor will take a lateral flow test and as long as this gives a negative reading the visitor can put on PPE and meet the resident without any screen between them. One step closer to getting back [...]