May News and Events from Leycester House

Take a look at the fun things we’ve been getting up to at Leycester House this month:

Our Peter teaching our carers how to play dominoes! Sometimes a little one on one (or two) can go a long way!

A trip to the Leycester House Salon

Today some nursing floor residents had a visit to the salon. Matina worked her magic and the ladies felt rejuvenated.

Leycester House Poetry Group

The poetry group has re-joined and today’s project was to create a poem on the subject of holidays. Working together residents and staff created an acrostic poem, which will be displayed as part of our Dementia Action Week Arts Exhibition!
We are reminiscing about summertime and holidays to create artwork and creative writing.

An Action-Packed Day for our Residents at Leycester House

Lots of smiles in the home today as Sharon has been keeping the resident’s minds and bodies active! From their morning games to a private dining experience to an afternoon cinema movie, they sure have been busy!

Happy Birthday to our Lovely Sheila

VE Day Celebrations at Leycester House

The weather may have been rather grey but spirits have not been dampened as we celebrated VE Day at Leycester House.
Residents enjoyed a themed lunch, complete with an identity card and ration book!
A fun game, guess the sweets in the jar followed by some music from the proms.
This afternoon will be flag-waving and singalongs to mark the occasion.

Anne Wins Guess How Many Sweets, She Was Very Close!

The winner of the Guess How many Sweets In The Jar Competition is… Anne
With a guess of 162 against the actual number of 157.
All residents took part, so well done to all but Anne was the closest.

3 Birthdays in 1 Day At Leycester House

Happy Birthday to Alan, Lilian and Peter who all celebrated their birthdays on 10th May!

Fun and Games!

Welcome, Lee!

Please join us in welcoming Lee Clark, our new Deputy Manager to Leycester House. Lee brings to us a wealth of experience in surgical nursing, mental health, and dementia care. The team and residents are delighted to have him on board! Welcome, Lee!

Fine Dining at Leycester House

Some of our lovely residents, enjoying the finer things in life – good company, fine wine, and gourmet food

Reminiscing in Art Class

Reminiscing of summer holidays gone by and the happy memories they bring. The ladies, with the help of our lovely team are putting their wonderful memories into their artwork today

Sumptuous Food 

By supporting our local suppliers, Barry the Butcher (Stratford upon Avon) & AM Bailey for fruit & Veg, residents at Leycester House are spoilt for choice with a very high standard of food

Our Wonderful Nurses

Much love and appreciation to our wonderful Leycester House Nurses, Kathryn, Elaine, Linda, Lee, Brigi, Mary, Imogene & Gill You are all greatly appreciated and we feel very lucky to have you

Dementia Action Week

So today marks the start of Dementia Action Week. The fabulous activity team, along with the residents & their loved ones have created a wonderful gallery of their old photographs and new artwork ‘reminiscing of their past travels’ with a few poems written too!


So lovely for our residents to enjoy a game of bingo on a rainy day

We Wished Our Beautiful New Resident Joan a Very Happy Birthday

Celebrating Hamburger Day At Leycester House

Scrummy, freshly-made beef burgers and delicious milkshakes all round!

Leycester House Ladies Sing-a-Long

Our ladies love to have a sing-a-long of a morning

Musical Therapy

Our top floor ladies having a ball in their musical therapy session

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