Laughter all round!

Residents at Pentlow enjoy an array of different entertainment in the home, from live singers, drama acts, therapy sessions and wonderful animal visits.

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Summer Carnival Fete

On Saturday 5th August, Pentlow Nursing Home entertained residents, relatives, friends, family and even Eastbourne’s Mayor and MP Stephen Lloyd with their Carnival themed Summer Fete! The garden was transformed with colourful balloons and bunting and the BBQ was ready to go with burgers and hot dogs.

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Le tour de France

Le Tour de France is a fantastic sporting event, and it has inspired Pentlow Nursing home to have a French inspired afternoon. From enjoying a glass of french wine, to tucking into some delicious french cheese with biscuits.

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Long Man of Wilmington

Every week residents at Pentlow choose a destination for their bus trip, and this time they went to see the sights of Long Man of Wilmington, who is said to be the mysterious guardian of the South Downs.

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Massage & Yoga

Any exercise, whether it is gentle movements, breathing techniques or massage movements such as reflexology can greatly benefit the body and the mind. So, to ensure their minds and bodies are stimulated, Pentlow staff commission yoga and massage therapists to the home to teach residents new techniques.

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New Home Manager at Pentlow

Canford Healthcare are pleased to announce the appointment of Cristina Samoila as Home Manager of Pentlow Nursing Home.

Cristina has over 30 years experience as a registered nurse. Having began her career as a pediatric nurse for seven years, she then worked at a military hospital in the Neurosurgery department and operations theatre in Romania for 17 years. She relocated to the UK in 2010 and worked in a nursing home in Uckfield.

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Birling Gap & Cuckmere River

Pentlow residents have been enjoying the sunshine and took a trip to the beautiful Birling Gap and Cuckmere River.

The summer really is the best time to enjoy wonderful sights, such as Birling Gap, and with only a short journey ride, Pentlow residents visit regularly. Residents enjoyed the views, with an array of butterflies fluttering around in the grass, and watched some of the birds nesting in the scrub and on the cliffs.

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Taste test

Pentlow residents have been testing out their tastebuds, with a blind taste test with a variety of different foods.

Each resident was presented with a bowl in front of them keeping their eyes firmly closed, and they had a to pick out one of the treats inside. There was something for everyone to try from marshmallows, wotsits, digestives, jelly, olives, choc buttons, boiled egg and Banana.

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50’s Rock n Roll afternoon!

Pentlow residents were treated to a full Rock ‘n’ Roll afternoon from entertainment company Full Beam Productions.

Everyone was toe tapping along to 50’s classics, from Buddy Holly to Elvis Presley, bringing back wonderful memories for a lot of the residents, enjoying songs from their teenage years.

The music was accompanied with fully choreographed routines from the group, much to the delight of all the residents. It was a wonderful afternoon had by all!

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Live music from Rick!

Every month residents receive a visit from solo artist Rick Bonner, who is a firm favourite with everyone. Rick takes his time engaging with every resident and is sure to take any requests!

Singing classic songs from the 1950’s all the way up to 2017, Rick gets everyone’s toes tapping and makes sure everyone joins in on the singing.

A wonderful afternoon had by all!

 

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