Amazing 'Thank You' for our amazing carers
Jane Wright, whose mum Kath is a resident here at Leycester House, has done something incredible and raised over £6000 to say thank you to our wonderful staff.Jane raised the money after setting up the Coronavirus Relatives and Friends Support Group on WhatsApp.Initially, Jane caught the attention of the BBC after raising more than 10 times her original target through a ...
A huge thank you!
People from the local community have been busy home crafting laundry bags, mask expanders and headbands for staff at the hospital and have recently extended this to care home staff.The items have all been made with such love and care and with great attention to detail. The fabrics are of fantastic quality with some beautifully carved buttons. The headbands are helpful t ...
Family Messages from Leycester House
Our residents' family members have been sending lovely messages into Leycester House while they're not allowed to visit, so we've sent some back! We haven't let lockdown spoil our fun, so have been carrying on with our activities, having fun and making our residents smile. Life is a little different but we're still making the most of it! ...
Happy 100th Birthday to Sybil!
It's not every day you are invited to a 100th birthday party! But our Sybil turned 100 earlier this month, and boy did we all celebrate! We put on a delicious afternoon tea for Sybil and her friends, followed by a fantastic performance from an opera singer who sings on the Strictly Come Dancing tours. All the Leycester House residents came to join in the party and had ...
Keep Fit Classes
There's one thing our residents love and that’s exercise. Four times a week, we have classes here in our home, and as you can see from our session with Wendy, it is very popular. Wendy is fantastic at interacting with all the residents and involving everyone and incorporates movement, breathing and exercise games. ...