Summerdale Court celebrated Mother’s Day with wine and champagne. It was a great day for our residents, families and staff. The day was topped up by the ‘mother’ of the house (Manager), cutting the cake and giving a piece to all including fathers. The cake was homemade by one of the staff who is a specialist. “We sang ‘sing along songs’ and engaged in a reminiscent activity about our mothers, which sparked wonderful memories and much laughter!” Rosalind, Home Manager.
Chasedale Care Home adopted the sunflower as their logo for Dignity Action Day. They designed a sunflower with ten petals each one highlighting the points of the Dignity in Care Challenge. They also made sunflower Dignity Day badges which were sold to friends, family and staff, the proceeds went to the resident’s funds.
The residents at Millbrow Care Home in Widnes are learning how to use the facebook social networking site and Skype. It is all part of a computer project set up to mark Dignity Action day and raise awareness to combat abuse of elderly people.
On Dignity Action Day Croxteth Park Care Home gave a resident an extra special day, the resident lives on the dementia unit and most days packs her belonging and wants to go back to Italy so for dignity day they brought Italy her, residents enjoyed spaghetti Bolognese and pizza’s, an Italian wine tasting day and had an afternoon listening to Italian music.
Wimborne Care Home held a pamper day for Dignity Action day where staff offered foot spas, hand massages, nail varnishing and make up sessions. The residents had booked their treatments the day before and some staff came in their own time to ensure all the residents had a bit of pamper time.