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Meet our Activities Coordinator, June Terry

June has many years of experience in the care sector. She was a Carer for her late husband, who had multiple sclerosis and recently to her mother, who lives with Alzheimer's.

June hopes to bring her diverse experiences to this role and engage residents with bespoke activities.

Activities at Lanercost House

Our dedicated Activities Coordinators offer a wide range of mentally and physically stimulating activities for residents and families to enjoy. There are regular outings in the minibus to places of interest, such as local cafes, garden centres and parks, as well as visits from entertainers, musicians and singers - and also from PAT dogs. We host various events, such as themed days, cheese & wine evenings, in addition to offering one-to-one activity sessions, including pampering, games and puzzles. Our activities staff strive to ensure residents participate in any way they can with activities that reflect their capabilities and interests.

Life at our home

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Farewell, Jane!

We said farewell to to Jane Thompson, who has left us after working for Lanercost for the last 4 years. Jane will be sorely missed and we wish her a happy retirement!

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St Andrew's Day

We were joined by a bagpiper, who joined us to celebrate St Andew's Day on 30th November.

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Halloween Party

We hosted a Halloween Party here at Lanercost; residents and staff thoroughly enjoyed dressing up and playing games.

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Long Service Awards

We gave our 3 Long Service Awards in September to Head of Maintenance, Alan Bray, Head of Activities, Margaret Watt and Care Assistant, Rachel Dodd. Together, they have accumulated 45 years of service at Lanercost House.

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Alpaca Adventures

We had a visit from some alpacas at Lanercost House. The residents and staff thoroughly enjoyed seeing and stroking them.

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A Triple Celebration

This is Diane Birkett, Sandra Kelly and Irene Holliday, who are all part of our kitchen team. They recently collected their 10 years’ Long Service Awards from Senior General Manager, Wendy Carruthers.

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