New beginnings here at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea

Welcome to our July update - this month has been about new beginnings, we welcomed new staff, picked lavender and enjoyed some music and memory time. A warm welcome to Kathryn My name is  Kathryn, I am the new Activities Coordinator at Hillview and will work closely with Philip the current activities assistant and Laura who is new to [...]

Old School vs New School at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham on Sea

We have been focusing on memory and exercising our fine motor skills during our theme of the month - Old School vs New School entertainment! "Old School" The residents were able to participate in a number of “old school” activities, including: Colouring in with pencils Cats Cradle Playing noughts and crosses Whack a mole Draughts [...]

Knitting, poetry and sing alongs at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham on Sea

 As spring slowly makes itself known, our residents have once again enjoyed the garden and making daisy chains. Weather permitting of course! Yarn Club: Our newest member of the activities team has started a “Yarn Club” to keep minds and fingers active. The Yarn Club welcomes any residents who have an interest in knitting or [...]

November News at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham on Sea

Bonfire night fun at Hillview Nursing home in Burnham-on-Sea November started with a bang at Hillview Nursing home in Burnham-on-Sea. Churchlakecare.com/hillview-care-home-in-burnham/ We had fireworks and a buffet. In the daytime we made a 'guy' for the bonfire and we also made edible 'sparklers'. We dipped breadsticks in melted chocolate and covered in sprinkles. There was [...]

A creative October at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham on Sea

World Smile day – Bringing bad jokes, smile mosaics and plenty of laughter We have had a very creative month here at Hillview Nursing home in Burnham on Sea. Friday 2nd October brought us World Smile day. The residents all worked together to create a giant smile mosaic, adding their names around the edge of [...]

2020-11-23T15:14:15+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

September News at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea

Dancing at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea! Lot's of September News at Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea! https://churchlakecare.com/hillview-care-home-in-burnham Its been a very musical month at Hillview. Our residents love choosing their favourite songs to listen to, of course Elvis and Johnny cash were among the most popular singers, which are either being sung by one of [...]

2020-11-23T15:13:11+00:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Latest News from Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea

Birthdays Galore! Latest news from Hillview Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea.  This month has been a celebratory month for our residents in Hillview. Eight of our residents have marked their birthday celebrations! https://churchlakecare.com/hillview-care-home-in-burnham/ Flowers, cards and gifts from families and friends have brought much needed enlightenment and joy. It goes without saying our staff have put [...]

2020-09-06T23:24:37+01:00September 6th, 2020|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Activities at Hillview – September

Learning about Calligraphy On Thursday, 26th September, we gathered around the dining room table to learn about the history of calligraphy. We discovered how monks used it in medieval times to decorate their manuscripts. They worked painstakingly to ensure each letter was accurate and attractive.  We were then ready to have a go at doing [...]

2019-11-03T23:03:03+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|0 Comments

Poetry Recital at Hillview- July 30th

After a scrumptious lunch, five residents, one volunteer, and I (Hillview activities coordinator), all gathered around the dining room table to join in with a poetry recital. The residents took it in turns to select a poem to read and listen to. We read poems about nature, including leaves, apple trees, and flowers. The poems [...]

2019-09-15T18:31:16+01:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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