Easter Week at Belmont

At Belmont this week we have had lots of Easter events going on. On the 11th the residents of Belmont had an Easter party, 6 Residents sat outside on a beautiful sunny day and had lunch, listening to Dementia-friendly music and eating LOTS of chocolate. – It’s Easter, why not???   On Monday to finish events [...]

2020-05-26T15:16:52+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

Postcards of Kindness – Belmont

In January Belmont signed up to the Age UK ‘postcards of kindness’ Project!  The project asks people to write and send postcards to our home and residents from other care homes. The idea that it sparks lively conversations among the people who receive them. Belmont felt that this project would be really beneficial to our [...]

2020-05-26T15:17:03+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

St Pirans Day!

The residents at Belmont celebrated the Cornish day of St Pirans day!  St Piran's Day is the national day of Cornwall,  held on 5 March every year. The day is named after one of the patron saints of Cornwall, Saint Piran, who is also the patron saint of tin miners. St Piran's Day started as one of the many tinners' holidays [...]

2020-05-26T15:17:11+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

What a flippin’ good time – Belmont

The residents at Belmont had more than a flippin’ good time- (Pun intended) on shrove Tuesday! The residents spent their morning by making the pancake mix and giving it a good whisk, we talked about Lent and what that meant for them. some people talked about them giving up chocolate, smoking, and swearing for Lent [...]

2020-05-26T15:29:34+01:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

Chinese New Year 2020 at Belmont House

Happy Chinese New year 2020!!!  Decorations At Belmont, we celebrated the Chinese New Year in true style! We decorated the home with some authentic Chinese paper lanterns and some Chinese wall art. They brightened up the home to no end, and all the residents really like the decorations, before we put them up, some residents [...]

2020-01-29T19:24:27+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

December and the New Year- Belmont

Christmas at Belmont Thank you to Homebase for donating our 7ft Nordic Christmas tree to our home last year! They ran a community project where five local projects in Bodmin were eligible for a free Christmas tree, although there were only five places, we were lucky enough to have one! One of our colleagues had told us [...]

2020-02-01T13:31:46+00:00January 18th, 2020|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments

Activities at Belmont

The Good Old Days I recently purchased several items that the residents would have used in the “Good Old Days”, an old telephone, which I tried to get them to make calls on, a vintage radio, which we tried to tune in. These items were trying to get our residents to reminisce. Asking if they [...]

2019-11-03T23:01:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Belmont House|0 Comments
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