IN THE HOME

Garden Art

As autumn is approaching, residents wanted to combine their love of painting with a colourful garden. Local artist, Rachel Rogers, inspired residents to paint brightly coloured tiles that will keep colour in the expansive garden even as many of the summer flowers...

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Covid-19 Social Distancing Visiting Policy

This policy & procedure is to cover social distancing visits for residents during Covid-19. Policy & Procedure We understand the importance of maintaining contact with loved ones during the Covid-19 pandemic, but we also recognise the need to protect residents...

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Therapeutic Gardening

When care home gardener Brendon, placed his order for summer flowers, he didn’t expect Elizabeth, the proprietor, to order quite as many. Over 200 plants arrived at the home, all needing to be set in beautiful new pots and hanging baskets. Residents eagerly helped...

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Joyce’s 100th Birthday Goes Viral!

Joyce, who celebrated her 100th birthday early this week, wished to be famous and her wish has come true. Joyce was interviewed on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on her special day and the radio station ran a post about her on their Facebook page. The post has received...

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Happy Easter Everyone!

Easter Sunday was greeted with beautiful sunshine and residents and staff enjoyed an Easter egg hunt in the garden. Residents made colourful Easter bonnets and everyone (residents and staff) chose an Easter egg. For those residents who were unable to attend an Easter...

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Happy 100th Birthday Joyce!

The big family party may have been postponed, but staff at Bernadette House care home ensured Joyce Garner had a 100th birthday to remember. “Her birthday celebrations began at 8am with a wash and blow dry and putting on her favourite clothes,” said Emma Hinch, Head...

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Our Policy in Respect of Covid-19

We are constantly reviewing the advice of the Government and Public Health (England) to ensure that we are following the latest guidance to protect our residents and staff from Covid-19. We would like to reassure everyone in the Bernadette House community that we are...

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Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken

Residents were delighted to welcome an incubator containing ten chicks’ eggs into the home, just in time for hatching. The incubator was set up in the quiet lounge under warm lights and residents and staff eagerly awaited the hatching of the chicks. “It was miraculous...

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Waddle Way To P-P-Perk Up Pensioners

THEIR most famous appearance was in Netflix series The Crown, being fed titbits by Matt Smith in the role of Prince Philip. But three ‘showbiz’ penguins had an equally royal reception at a care home — making a 99-year-old’s dream come true. Pint-sized Humboldt...

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