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Plenty going on at Parklands

For our in-home entertainment this month we have had a visit from the ‘Minster Minstrels’. They are a three-piece band compromising of a hard, flute and violin. With the addition of some piano playing in parts. They entertained our residents with some lovely classical music and granted requests of playing some favourites too. It was…

Out and About with Beverley Parklands

We love to keep our residents entertained with in home activities but also trips out and about too. This month has seen us visit Hull’s Street Life Museum, residents took in all the museum had to offer; from vintage buses, to cobble streets and tram lines. For many it was an emotional trip down memory…

Carehomes Top 20

Congratulations to everyone at Magdalen Park! Magdalen Park has been awarded Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2019 in Yorkshire and the Humber! The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2019 highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK. The awards are based on over 120,000 reviews from care home residents as…

We’re 10!

Our 10th Birthday, what a milestone! So, to celebrate we had not just one, but TWO parties. The Haven unit went first, on the 27th March followed by the Nursing unit on the 28th. For both days our good friend Kevin Howard came in to entertain us with his fabulous singing and got a crowd…

St Patrick’s Day

Top O’ The morning to ya, it’s March 17th or better known as… St Patricks Day!! Here at Westfield, in true tradition we held a Party in our very own bar to celebrate the day. Residents enjoyed beer tasting and nibbles, before getting involved in an Irish themed quiz. But we couldn’t have a St…

Guest Speakers

Over the past few weeks we have had various guest speakers come to Lindsey Hall. We have had the Red Arrows and RNLI speakers attending so far. The resident’s all gather around to listen to what they have to say they find it really interesting and always look forward to these visits. The next speakers…

Great Yorkshire Bake Off

As the challenges continue to be set by head office, our Westfield Park residents extend their winning streak! This time we saw residents rolling up their sleeves and putting on their pinnies for the "Great Yorkshire bake off!" So many delicious cakes were made from brownies to an Easter cake! This was really enjoyed by the…

Poetry challenge

Over the course of 2019 all of our homes have been set a series of challenges to complete, one of which involved a poetry competition. We asked our residents to write a Valentine’s Day poem to enter the challenge and it turns out we have some talented poets across the homes as we received some wonderful…

Beverley Treasure House

We had our second box from Beverley Treasure House containing fossils from the coastal shore lines of Scarborough and Whitby which we incorporated into our recent coffee morning. The residents found this very interesting and had magnifying glasses to take a closer look. We even had a mammoth's tooth which was over 500 million years old! This is proving a popular activity…

Birthday Celebratations

One of our lady residents celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday, her friends had arranged a surprise party for her in our street scene and invited all of the residents to come along and join in. We made sure all the street was decorated with banners and balloons and made a head table for her and…