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Meet our Activities Coordinator, Nicky Wilshaw

Nicky has worked at Moreton Hill for 11 years and is in charge of all the activities in the home, from in-house entertainment to theme days, to craft sessions and quizzes.

Activities at our home

Our home is always full of life, and we can thank our wonderful Activities Coordinators for this. Dedication to creating a unique and interesting activities programme is what sets us apart from other homes. We always take into consideration that some people would prefer to pursue their own interests, which is why our team strive to incorporative activities that cater to a wide range of tastes and hobbies. Our trips out are always fun and exciting as well, and residents are guaranteed to return with stories to tell their loved ones!

Life at our home

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Our Christmas Tree

As you can see, Moreton Hill has yarn bombed the Christmas tree with pom-poms made by residents, staff and even relatives. What fun it's been and the result is truly fabulous!

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Our Latest Project

These fabulous fish are the results of our latest pottery project; the residents really enjoyed making them along with the seaweed! Pottery is taught once a month on the second Wednesday with paddy, a local potter from Gloucester. 

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Scary Hair Day

Scary hair day went down well with staff and residents. Resident, Shirley, in her rainbow wig, enjoyed the double looks she got and Head Housekeeper, Sue, just confused everyone as her 'before' look was scarier than her 'after'.

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10 Years Service Award

Administration Assistant, Carole Meecham, received her 10 Years Service award from resident, Dorothy, along side two newly appointed managers. Congratulations, Carole!

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Nation Poetry Day

Resident, Moira, wrote a poem in celebration of National Poetry Day, which was on Thursday 6th October.

The Rainbow

When I first wake and rise
I go to my window and open my eyes.
One day there was a special surprise -
A wonderful rainbow over the Severn
And the Forest of Dean could be seen.
Seven colours in the morning light
Making an incredible sight.
I feel so lucky to have such a view,
And thought that I would share it with you.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

We had a great time eating cake for our Macmillan Coffee Morning. Lots of family and friends turned up to support us and try out the delicious cakes that staff and residents had made.

In total, we raised £95 paint for Macmillan Cancer Support - a brilliant amount!

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