Thursday, 23 June 2011

reception at The Hilton...

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Sarah - Carer of the Year Awards 2011

here is Sarah - at the Reed Carer of the Year Awards at the Hilton Hotel in Maidstone. All nominees were honoured at an evening Gala; bucks fizz and a super buffet and gifts on the table.
It was amazing to hear of the fantastic work carers from all over kent do and get some positive stories about the Care Industry. We are very proud of Sarah and think that she deserves recognition for what she has achieved.
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ready steady cook!

the residents waited in anticipation to see what delights the 3 chefs could create with the ingredients supplied by karen in our 'ready steady cook' challenge.

sharon made a 'shipwreck' pudding comprising of mixed fruit, she also coated fruits in chocolate and a flan.

adam produced a mixed fruit flan, & a chocolate orange delight

sheila devised a mixed fruit flan, a mixed fruit tart and fruit meringues - she finished off with a chocolate trifle!!

and the winner was.................................ALL OF THEM!!
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

the new dining room furniture has arrived...

new tables and chairs arrived today (right in the middle of keep fit!!) but the room was ready in time for lunch at 1pm.
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in celebration of wimbledon fortnight..

sharon put on a 'strawberries and pimms' desert today as its the start of the tennis at wimbledon - always popular with residents.
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happy birthday to nick!

one of the builders (replacing the windows for the past few months) celebrated his birthday today - sharon made him a special cake and the residents all joined to sing and wish him a happy birthday. he was suitably embarassed by the fuss...
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Monday, 20 June 2011

scrabble club

this afternoon following a lively reminsence session with sue (about cooking and food) a few residents who joined the new book and scrabble club met Anne in the games room for a game - marie is very good at this but eric was winning the last time i looked!
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start the week right...

...with a chat over coffee putting the world to rights. the ladies discussed everything from pam ayres to the U.S. Open golf last night!
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