WINDLESHAM MANOR NEWS

An Insight into all our latest outings, activities and achievements

Sunset Cruises

By witnessing the beauty and awe of a sunset, you can actually slow down your perception of time! Windlesham Manor residents often enjoy sunset cruises to the Ashdown Forest to take in the splendour of the sunset in this beautiful part of the world.

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Green Fingers

Research as shown that gardening can help with major health issues such as stress, dementia and obesity as well as being thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding! The residents have been preparing for summer by planting seedlings and working in the greenhouse.

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Blooming Lovely!

After one of the coldest winters in some time, Crowborough has finally warmed up and the flowers are loving it! The garden at Windlesham Manor has broken into colour and the front of the building is covered in its trademark purple...

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Alive and Active!

Simon Roll, Personal Trainer and founder of Alive & Active visits Windlesham Manor regularly to take the residents through his specialised exercise programme. The goal is simple “To ensure that by keeping our elderly population active, they stay independent, confident...

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You are what you eat!

The residents enjoyed a scrumptious carvery lunch on Wednesday 9th May cooked and served by our chef Martin Higgins. Once a month Windlesham Manor offer the residents something a little different, such as a seasonal treat or lunch around an international food theme....

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Yoga is good for the spirit!

The gentle stretching of yoga poses can go a long way in helping develop greater flexibility, which can ensure that you maintain a good range of motion as you get older, other benefits also include the slowing of bone density loss. The Windlesham Manor residents are...

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Animal Magic!

According to the Petpals Therapy website: “Animals have been used for therapy since the late 18th Century and research has shown that stress reduction can occur after as little as five minutes of interaction with an animal. When brought into an environment where...

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Training and Inspection Update

Mock inspections are held twice a year, these are based on the real CQC style inspections assessing all areas that official inspections could review including premises walk round and interviewing key staff to test their knowledge. Boots also carries out inspections...

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Juliet Remembers

Some of our very own residents will be gracing the silver screen on Tamzin Merchant's short film, JULIET REMEMBERED, with Rakhee Thakrar from EASTENDERS. "We spent two days shooting our film 'Juliet Remembered' at Windlesham Manor. A handful of residents joined us...

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Day Trip to Ashdown Forest

Some residents and staff took the opportunity to make the most out of the warm autumn afternoons and went for a drive with our bus across the Ashdown forest. They turned off the main road to enjoy the sun and admire the views over the South Downs but they didn’t...

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Summer 2015

Well, finally it has arrived – the summer, with a diversity of offers to ensure plenty of events and activities. Throughout the spring and during the dark months of the winter we have tried to keep the spirits up by arranging parties, entertainment, outings, been active with Simon but in the back of our minds we have all been looking forward to lazy afternoons in the garden with a glass of Pimms or an ice lolly.

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Where is the spring?

Spring is approaching! As soon as we realise the days are getting longer and the sun tends to actually warm us up a bit we instantly get our heads together and decide to plan what to do next. February will be filled with different activities suitable for all kind of...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Looking back on the months gone by, As a new year starts and an old one ends, We reflect on what brought us joy, And we think of our loved ones and our friends. Recalling all the happy times, Remembering how they...

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