IN THE HOME

Grand Larceny

This morning, Brendan, our gardener, reported that a grand theft had occurred overnight as ALL!!!! the crocuses around the patio had been dug up.... prime suspects involved the squirrel community, but they were tight lipped and sticking together. All the staff found...

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Poppies for Remembrance

Rachel, our resident artist, has once again stunned us with her beautiful artwork. She has painted three beautiful poppy canvases to brighten the home. Art is important to us all in how it makes us think, feel and connect and this is even more important for those with...

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A Big Welcome to Helen

We’re delighted to let you know that Helen has taken on the role as bookkeeper for Bernadette House following Vanessa’s retirement. Helen has many years accounting experience and will be responsible for financial administration and payroll. She can be contacted on the...

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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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