Fairmile Grange care home raises £170 for charity

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During the fundraiser, staff and residents’ family members were taught to sign the song, ‘The Greatest Day’ by ‘Take That’ by Fairmile Grange’s care practitioner (and proficient in sign language), Kat...

Encore Festive Music Video Competition

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We asked them to use their creativity and sense of fun to film a festive video in the homes. They could be classic, or whacky; naughty or nice – the important aspect was to have some fun! Teams were a...

Festive Encore Excursions

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Fairmile Grange had a wonderful trip out to Stewarts Garden Centre. The very kind people at Deric-Scott Funeral Directors in Bournemouth, collected residents and staff in two of their very smart limou...

Ready… Steady…BAKE!

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The festive season is officially in full swing at Encore Care Homes with Fairmile Grange being crowned the winner of our very first Encore Christmas Cake Competition 2018. Each home was invited to tak...

Fairmile Grange’s residents and local Cubs wish each other a holly jolly Christmas

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With Christmas just around the corner, our residents welcomed some new friends into Fairmile Grange to start the festive celebrations. 21 Cubs from the 3rd Jumpers Scouts Christchurch group kindly vis...

Fairmile Grange care home celebrates ‘Elf Day’

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Children and residents enjoyed making gingerbread houses as well as many other activities. Overall £95 was raised for the Alzheimer’s Society in partnership with Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, w...

Couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary at Fairmile Grange

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  John who is a resident of Fairmile Grange, married his wife Angela in 1968 and they have been together ever since. To mark this special occasion, a celebration was held which started with the c...

Rockin’ around the Christmas cake

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Ingredients 1kg dried fruit 100ml brandy to soak the fruit 250g plain flour Pinch of salt 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1tsp mixed spice 250g dark brown soft sugar 250g unsalted butter 5 eggs 100g golden syrup ...

Employee of Encore Care Homes takes part in Bournemouth’s first Memory Walk

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The Alzheimer’s Memory Walk was originally due to take place on 23rd September but was postponed due to the bad weather.  Rearranged for Saturday 13thOctober, the rain thankfully held off.  The sun ev...

MacMillan coffee afternoon success at Fairmile Grange

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On In aid of MacMillan Cancer Support, we recently hosted a MacMillan coffee afternoon and are delighted to have raised £175 through a variety of fundraising activities, including a raffle and bake sa...