Edna Spencer, resident at St Catherine's Care Home in Horwich, Bolton celebrated her 92nd Birthday on Monday 15th April 2013. Edna is a massive fan of the Houghton Weavers and goes to see their concerts regularly. So as a special Birthday surprise Steve, a member of the Houghton Weavers, visited St Catherine's to wish Edna a Happy Birthday and to thank her for her loyalty as a fan of the band for so long. He brought her flowers, two CDs and a DVD of them. Edna was so overwhelmed and surprised that it was made possible for Steve to visit her on her Birthday.
"If you could wish for one thing that Parklands could make a reality for you, what would it be?"
Residents at The Parklands Care Home in Thorne, South Yorkshire enjoyed an afternoon Baking session, making scones for themselves with their Personal Activities Leader. After Baking they sampled their scones and said that: "they were delicious just like we used to make years ago".
St Catherine's Care Home in Horwich, Bolton joined in the celebrations with the Iddon family when they rejoiced their Diamond Wedding Anniversary.
The innovative e-learning initiative by Four Seasons Health Care has proved so successful that Sonia Van Bart, an employee at Guthrie House Care Home in Edinburgh, has completed the millionth course. In addition to this, Margaret Rita Wong from St Catherine's Care Home in Bolton was then the first person to complete course as number a million and one, setting Four Seasons on their way towards the second million. In celebration of this remarkable achievement and as a thank you to everyone for supporting e-learning, the company has presented Sonia and Margaret with an iPad each.