A week at the seaside

A crafty and sensory type of week at Belmont this week! The residents made bird houses out of recycled milk cartons. The residents achieved this by colouring in the milk carton and then cutting out holes for the windows and a door. Once this was achieved, we put in hay, then hung them up in [...]

A week at the seaside2020-05-26T20:41:47+01:00

Newsletter, 25 May 2020

May in bloom With Spring has come the time for gardening and planting, with everything in our garden being reborn. We have been very busy over the last couple of weeks to make our garden more attractive. The Home Manager and her daughter have worked very hard cleaning up walking areas and planting flowers, and [...]

Newsletter, 25 May 20202020-05-28T12:44:14+01:00

VE day Celebrations

At Belmont there were lots of VE celebrations this week, we were lucky to receive lots of lovely letters from family and friends, so we spent some time reading these. The residents were really happy as they were from family and friends that we have not seen for a little while. The weather has been [...]

VE day Celebrations2020-05-28T12:27:51+01:00

VE Day at Axbridge

Garden celebration for VE Day We were blessed with the most beautiful sunny weather with which to remember World War II’s Victory in Europe Day of 8 May 1945. Although we have been unable to hire outside entertainers recently due to the coronavirus precautions, it was possible to do so for this event as it [...]

VE Day at Axbridge2020-05-13T14:47:23+01:00

Activities at Axbridge

“BRING ME SUNSHINE” Yes, we all know this cheerful song performed for so many years by the wonderful Morecambe and Wise, and singing it on a beautiful sunny day sitting in the garden, with a cup of tea or coffee to hand, gives joy that we all need under the hard circumstances of the coronavirus [...]

Activities at Axbridge2020-05-03T13:35:07+01:00

Activities at Belmont

Spring has Sprung At Belmont!  At Belmont on Monday we were donated some flowers and plants for our gardening club from Bodmin nursery we had to pick them up and took them back to Belmont. We started up a gardening club so have been spending some time working on the garden and soaking up the [...]

Activities at Belmont2020-04-30T09:32:06+01:00

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 [...]

Easter Week at Belmont2020-05-26T15:16:52+01:00

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 [...]

Postcards of Kindness – Belmont2020-05-26T15:17:03+01:00

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 [...]

St Pirans Day!2020-05-26T15:17:11+01:00