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Our residents this week

Our residents this week

It has been lovely to see a lot of our residents who tested positive to covid back down in the communal lounges. Our residents have been entertained with origami and other crafts as they put together beautiful displays of art around the home with the theme of Easter....

Our new phone system

Our new phone system

We have upgraded our phone system and now have a VoIP phone system: this means we can make and receive phone calls over the internet. We are pretty proud of the new system actually as it allows us to listen to voicemail messages remotely as voicemail messages can be...

Our week

Our week

National Day of Reflection On Wednesday 23rd March, we all got together to reflect on Covid. 23rd March was the second anniversary since the start of the first national COVID-19 lockdown and a national day of reflection - a time to look back and remember the lives...

Our residents this week

Our residents this week

This week, we did manage to have a great pancake day where residents not only enjoyed a really nice treat but also some of them had fun with flipping the pancakes. Some say it should be pancake day every day!! Linnie our hairdresser returned on Thursday and managed to...

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today, we are celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day. It is a nationally recognised event, and we marked it Harbour Rise style, by thinking of something simple, but meaningful, to make it mean a lot to someone else either Resident or Staff. We had cups of tea,...

Our Residents This Week

Our Residents This Week

We have enjoyed some physical exercise sessions too this week. We have seen more and more residents coming back to the communal lounges, it nearly feels normal. We are really all secretly praying that we can move away from working with visors, looking like astronauts,...

Valentine 2022

Valentine 2022

This week, we celebrated Valentine in style and staff and relatives were prompted to wear red. Ian chose to wear a bow tie on his maintenance T-shirt, very sweet! One of our female residents received the most gorgeous bouquet of flowers and which made many members of...

Garden Party: Keep The Date!

Garden Party: Keep The Date!

Looking at the bright side… we always organise a Summer Party and Christmas market at Harbour Rise as it is fantastic for our residents and great to bring the big Harbour Rise family together. This year, while we are all celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee, please save...

Our Residents This Week

Our Residents This Week

Our lounge assistants focused on the following activities for our residents who wanted to come downstairs and spend their day in the communal areas: Origami, arm and chair exercises and craft activities as well as enjoying films on TV and watching the winter Olympics...

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