PetPals come to Ashridge

The residents receive regular visits from Pet Pals, an organisation that specialise in bringing live animals into homes, schools and local organisations. Every month is a surprise as to what animal they will bring next, and this month Ashridge were lucky enough to have a visit from Tic-Tac a 2-year-old goat!

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Strictly Come Ashridge

Everything was sparkling when Ashridge Court held a fantastic Strictly Come Dancing afternoon, with both of the Activities team members waltzing round the lounge entertaining all the residents. The room was decorated with colourful material and of course the most important thing – glitter!

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Carnival Extravaganza

On Thursday 24th August, residents and staff had a ball for their Carnival Extravaganza day. The Garden Lounge was decorated with balloons, bunting and Carnival masks, hand-made by the residents.

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Summer Fete

Ashridge Court Care Centre held their annual Summer Fete on Saturday 29th July, and despite the British weather not being on their side it didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. The team dressed up the home with bunting, gazebo’s outside and a sweet cart!

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Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…

Residents and staff at Ashridge Care Centre had a celebration of the British seaside this week, with the whole home decorated top to bottom with palm tress, beach balls and sand castles and head of activities Stuart even dressed up as Captain Hook, it was a wonderful occasion for all!

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Care Home Open Day 2017

To mark National Care Home Open Day on Friday 16th June, Canford Healthcare Homes across the country opened their doors to the public, Ashridge Court invited residents from Bexhill Care Centre and Prideaux Lodge to join them for a wonderful afternoon tea.

Ashridge Court Care Centre really embraced the community feel, giving their residents the chance to get to know their neighbours a little better, and enjoying a slice of cake too.

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A Day of Musicals

Staff and residents at Ashridge celebrated musicals last week. We spent the day watching lots of films, and Stuart wore costumes throughout the day to represent famous characters from musicals. In the afternoon, the residents enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea.

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Friends of Ashridge

We’re looking for friendly and approachable people to spend time with our residents and help with events and day-to-day activities. In return we’ll provide a completely free DBS check for anyone who is interested in volunteering with us as a ‘Friend of Ashridge Court’.

If you can spare some time, we’d love to hear from you. Please drop us an email on Caroline.Braime@canfordhealthcare.co.uk or call us on 01424 842357.

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