April News & Events at Leycester House
Take a look at what’s been going on in our wonderful home this month:
Mental Stimulation is so Important
Today we focussed on mental stimulation and well-being. Musical memories prompted us to think about the entertainers of our younger years, lots of singing, dancing, and chatting, followed by a few rounds of hangman. Anybody else ready for a nap?!
The Easter Bunny Came To Visit!
The Easter Bunny (Sharon) has visited the residents today, with lots of smiles all round. Our hospitality team has also gifted lots of beautiful chocolate treats to the residents. Super team!
Happy Birthday Eileen!! We all hope you enjoyed the celebrations and your cake!
Tuesday Morning Singing at Leycester House
A wonderful way to start this beautiful Tuesday morning at Leycester House. Choir with Victoria and Sharon. Singing is known for releasing endorphins and giving a natural feel-good boost
Virtual Opera at Leycester House
a virtual afternoon at the opera with Sharon this afternoon, you can see the concentration on their faces! We look forward to the day that these wonderful singers can return to our home!
Exercise and Bubble Blowing!
What a busy day our lovely ladies have had, top floor enjoyed their balloons and tassels chair exercise and had a giggle bubble blowing with Sharon. Kannika challenged our ground floor to a hat decorating contest. Lots of smiles today
Singing with Pavarotti on the middle floor this afternoon, we loved hearing our ladies just as much as they enjoyed singing to us!
The Grand National
An exciting day with our themed Grand National events of hat-making, roll the dice horse race, and even a lunchtime visit from Leycester House’s own horse!
Well done to the winners of the race in our residents sweepstake.
Minella Times – 1st prize – Carol
Balko Des Flos – 2nd prize – Grace
Any Second Now – 3rd prize – Joyce
A great success story for Alan!
Celebrating Three Birthdays!
Happy Birthday to three special ladies. Yesterday and today saw Marjorie, Ann and Dorothy all celebrate their birthdays. Lots of love from everyone at Leycester House.
An afternoon of hoopla, bean bag games, and skittles! Good throwing techniques by our ladies.
Claire Wild Entertains at Leycester House
A wonderful concert with opera singer Claire Wild. Songs in many languages, English folk songs and some musical theatre favourites including Kiss Me Kate and West Side Story.
Leycester House Art Club
Yesterday Kannika took her Art Club to the top floor. Residents were able to spend time painting and being creative. Some wonderful artworks were created and a nice social time had by all.
Yesterday’s gardening club got underway with adding some plants to the garden. Spring is in the air!
We love a spot of Afternoon Tea at Leycester House
Afternoon tea served in our lovely sunny garden. Music chosen by the residents played in the background as they enjoyed their pineapple cake and drinks.
Look at the fabulous cake our amazing chefs made for Marjorie’s Birthday
Today we said Happy Birthday to Marjorie. Cards, flowers, and a beautiful cake direct from our chefs.
An afternoon with Accordionist Ilona
A wonderful afternoon with Accordionist Ilona from Constella Opera Arts full of folk music from around the world. We were transported to Argentina with some Tango music, which inspired us to watch Argentine Tango Dancers online.
Pimms and Prosecco Afternoon for our Lovely Leycester House Ladies
Pimms & Prosecco o’clock could be enjoyed by lots of our residents today. It’s a delight to see the entire home enjoying drinks in the garden. Lots of smiles and laughter & from all floors of the home. Fabulous job from the entire team today to make it a special afternoon for everyone.
A trip to the in-house Cinema
An afternoon matinee in the cinema was on offer today with popcorn and ice cream. Anyone else feeling a little jealous!
Celebrating St George’s Day with Victoria
Today we celebrated St George’s Day with friend of Leycester House Victoria providing some wonderful songs in the sunshine. We are so pleased to welcome ‘live’ entertainment back to our residents.
Live music in the sunshine
Violinist Pete Hartley entertains residents with his tuneful sounds.
More sunshine and cocktails!
The ladies can’t get enough of the sunshine & cocktails at the moment and who can blame them!? So lovely to see everyone getting lots of Vitamin D! Also great to see residents using the exclusive private dining room for a special Ladies that Lunch on Sunday.
Leycester House score 9.9 on Carehome.co.uk!
So proud of our current Carehome.co.uk review score. Knowing that relatives and residents are happy with the care we provide is of paramount importance to us. This is a huge testament to the hard work and commitment of our fabulous team. Well done and thank you to all!
Happy Birthday Barbara
Yesterday we said Happy Birthday to Barbara with cake, presents, and singing. What a wonderful reaction too!