IN THE HOME

Seaside Day

With the nicer weather arriving, residents enjoyed a ‘seaside’ themed day in the gardens of Bernadette House that went down a treat. Sand castles were built, games played, including a firm favourite ‘hook a duck’. The arrival of Party Delights ice-cream van put a...

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Covid-19 Vaccines for Care Staff

As the government floated the idea that Covid vaccinations would be mandatory for all care staff, BBC Radio Lincolnshire invited Elizabeth on to the morning show to discuss the policy. Elizabeth was delighted to report that all Bernadette House staff had volunteered...

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Government’s Covid-19 Policy Debated

BBC Radio Lincolnshire invited Elizabeth on to the morning show to discuss Dominic Cummings comments on the shortfalls in government policy during the early months of the pandemic. Elizabeth shared the experiences of Bernadette House and the policy the management team...

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CQC Inspection

We are delighted to let you know that we received a GOOD across all categories in our CQC inspection. The home was commended on its infection control procedures and the correct use of PPE. The full report can be read at https://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-2083110643 The...

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Spring Lambs Delight Care Home Residents

Residents were delighted to welcome four spring lambs to the home. The lambs live on a local farm and arrived wearing nappies and with bottles of milk for lunch. “Our residents were excitingly gathered in our lounge and were thrilled to be able to pet, hold and feed...

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More Activities

It’s been a challenging eleven months for care homes and their residents as we strive to keep everyone happy and entertained when outings aren’t possible and visiting is challenging. To help us ensure there is always something fun and enjoyable going on in the home,...

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Reminiscing about Lincoln Cathedral

Rachel, our resident artist, has created three beautiful paintings of Lincoln cathedral to decorate one of our hallways. Residents chose paintings of the cathedral as the most prominent feature of the Lincoln skyline and a breath-taking building they remember from...

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Looking Forward in 2021

BBC Radio Lincolnshire invited Elizabeth, the Director of Bernadette House, to join their breakfast show to discuss what she and Bernadette House were looking forward to in 2021. As the broadcast coincided with the announcement that GPs in Lincolnshire had received...

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By Popular Demand … Joyce is Back on the Radio

Our lovely resident Joyce, who celebrated her 100th birthday in April at the start of lockdown, was so popular with BBC Radio Lincolnshire listeners that the station asked to revisit her this Christmas. Joyce was only too delighted to have another chat with Melvyn....

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Covid Secure Visitor Pod

As the pandemic continues and it remains unsafe for us to invite family and friends into our home, we have built a covid secure visitor pod in the garden. The pod provides a safe indoor space for residents to meet relatives when the weather prevents outdoor visits....

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