Trip to Tropical Wings

On Monday 9th October, Willows residents took a trip to Tropical Wings Zoo, which is known as one of the best interactive zoos in Essex.

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Garden Party

On Saturday 9th September, residents, friends and families enjoyed a wonderful afternoon as Willows Care Home hosted their annual garden party. With the British weather being as temperamental as ever, the garden party was held inside and out, to ensure the party wasn’t ruined by the rain!

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Willows Sports Day

On Saturday 26th August, Willows held their very own Sports Day. The sun was shining and with a few energetic grandchildren, the competition was on!

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It’s Showtime!

Residents at Willows have been enjoying some classic entertainment from Janine, who is a professional singer from local agency ‘Showtime’. Each time she visits the home she comes dressed as a different character, this time she transformed into a holiday camp entertainer, much to the residents delight.

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Wellgate Community Farm

Residents, relatives, friends and family enjoyed an afternoon visit from Wellgate community farm. With the overwhelming positive response from their last visit, the team had to invite them again.

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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.

Willows Care Home organised an information afternoon for residents, relatives and healthcare professionals. Ciaran White from the charity Mind, and Debbie Bailey, a health champion from charity Tapestry, provided advice to residents and relatives about mental health in older people, as well as answer peoples questions.

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Fun in the Sun

The weather in the run up to the Bank Holiday weekend was glorious, and residents at Willows have been making the most of the sunshine. Our Head of Activities, Vivienne, brings her little dog Teddy in every day and the residents adore him. He loves being made a fuss of, and even more so when in the sunshine.

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Lakeside Shopping Trip

Residents recently enjoyed a shopping outing last Wednesday to Lakeside. The ladies travelled in a hired DABH bus along with a driver. They all thoroughly enjoyed the trip and had shopping lists in hands on arrival to make sure they didn’t forget any items.

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Elvis Night

Elvis night took place at Willows Care Home in Romford on Saturday 13th May, 7pm-9pm. It was an event that took place in January and the resident’s requested that it take place again as they enjoyed it so much. Family members joined us and the room was buzzing with enthusiasm and excitement for the 2 hours that ” Elvis ” sang.

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Van Hague Outing

Some of the residents at Willows Care Home recently visited the Van Hague Garden Centre to enjoy a browse and some lunch. The ladies purchased seed and bulbs for the garden club and ornaments for the garden area. The ladies also enjoyed the lovely journey by bus.

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