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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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A Day in the Life of a Moreton Hill Resident

Resident, Moira, has written a new poem and wants to share it with everyone:

A Day in the Life of a Moreton Hill Resident

Hip hip hoorah!I wake up to a sunny dayAcross the estuary, the sun glints on windowsOf cottages in the Forest of DeanWhich can clearly be seen.

Off to tend the plants in the conservatory,Then an hour of Tai ChiTo help my body stay healthy.

Break for lunch, Delicious food to much!Afternoon activity;A session of potteryWith super teacher, Paddy!

Now, one of the items I enjoy best:Retire to my comfy nest.Will I have any successAnswering question on Pointless?

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Our Magical Mystery Tour

This wonderful poem was written by a resident:

Our Magical Mystery Tour

First trip of the yearThe car is in gearWe are off to hunt for snowdrops!White fluffy clouds like mopsSpread over a clear blue skyThe sun is shining on highClimb up Selsley HillOn to wide open spacesWhere Cotswold sheep with white facesEnjoy the swedesMaking room for new seedsFresh furrow ploughedAttract the seagull crowdNow down a steep winding laneSurrounded by treesTo our great pleasureWe find treasureClumps of white bellsSnuggled up in the dellsMission accomplishedBut no ... we are not finishedThe view over The Severn Completes our heavenWith a rainbow displayTo end the day!

 

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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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