WINDLESHAM MANOR NEWS

An Insight into all our latest outings, activities and achievements

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Safe Haven Animal Rescue visited Windlesham Manor on the 6th March, 2019. Residents were delighted to meet a variety of homeless pets including a puppy, tortoise and some birds. Two of the feathered visitors liked it so much that they have moved in to keep the...

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Love for Valentine’s Day 2019!

The residents enjoyed our Valentine’s Day celebrations on Thursday 14th February, including music from Sunset Duo – a husband and wife musical couple who often play at Windlesham Manor, on this occasion they played a variety of well-known romantic...

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We wish it could be Christmas every day!

Windlesham Manor residents enjoyed a gorgeous Christmas lunch with family and friends on December 19th. Staff got into the festive spirit by dressing as elves and the spacious lounge area was decorated brightly in Christmas colours! Later in the afternoon residents...

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The Meeting of “Bookend Generations”

Windlesham Manor is trialling weekly “Toddler and Residents” sessions organised by Crowborough group Artytime. It is becoming more widely accepted that both older and younger generations can benefit from these sorts of interactions, which can be life affirming for the...

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Remembrance Day Commemorations

On Sunday the 11th November, the residents commemorated the fallen and marked the 100 years since the end of WW1 with wartime songs performed by The Sunset Duo and some special Remembrance Day cakes made and decorated by Windlesham Manor chef Martin Higgins.

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Windlesham Manor Annual Summer Garden Party

Residents, family members and staff enjoyed the eagerly awaited Windlesham Manor Summer Garden Party on Friday August 17th. It was the first time that the party was held slightly later in the day taking advantage of the warm weather into the evening. Some great rock...

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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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