By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.

Read more
tripjpg

RESIDENTS ENJOY A BREAK TO HAYLING ISLAND

25 July 2017

Six residents from Love Walk enjoyed a short break recently when they went on a four-day holiday to Hayling Island. Situated between Portsmouth and Emsworth, Hayling Island boasts all the attractions of a traditional seaside resort.

Residents stayed in Mile Rythe Holiday Village and were delighted with all the facilities on offer. There were lots of things to do every day, including trips to Bognor Regis and Marwell Zoo, near Winchester. “It was lovely to see tigers, giraffes, leopards, flamingos, and, of course, the penguins – they always make you smile!”, resident Phillipa told us.

Everybody enjoyed wonderful evening entertainment, with singer Elliott Frisby and stand-up comedian Scotty Miller. As resident Pauline noted, “All the performances were outstanding. I loved the late nights of dancing, too.”

On the last day of the holiday our party stayed on site, where they enjoyed a garden party and barbeque, accompanied by a glass of Pimm’s and strawberries. They listened to the band and sang along to Abba songs and, later on, watched a cabaret act.

Helen Pheby, Home Manager, commented: “The residents were so happy and relaxed when they came back. They were quick to recommend the holiday to others in the home. It’s great to see that the team here can really make a difference and provide special experiences for the residents in their care.”

Related News

Danson Park Trip

Homefield residents took a recent trip to the flower garden in nearby Danson Park, Bexleyheath. Before the outing, residents were treated to a pamper morning at the home and had their hair and make up done by the care team. Once at the park, the group took in the sights and...

find out more

Sound Therapy at Love Walk

Last month residents at Love Walk experienced a new type of activity session as they welcomed sound therapy practitioner, San, to the home. San brought with her a Singing Bowl – an instrument originally from China and traditionally used for making music, meditation and relaxation. When held in the palm of...

find out more

Stringing for Birds

Homefield residents recently enjoyed another hands-on activity session of stringing for birds. Stringing for birds is always a popular activity at the home and when the weather is nice, it is a great excuse to get out in the garden. Residents threaded breakfast cereals and popcorn onto long pieces of string...

find out more