In Loving Memory

We had a moving yet uplifting Memorial Service yesterday at Hamble Heights in memory of those residents that we have lost in the last year…

 

Last of the summer time…

We weren’t quite ready to say goodbye to summer…so Hamble Heights had an indoor beach afternoon!  We didn’t hold back and embraced the tastes, sounds, smells and textures of being on holiday by the sea.

Memory Walk

Team members from Hamble Heights took part in a Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society on Saturda...

Knitted hats for babies in Tanzania

Student midwife, Natalie Bell, from Southampton University, is travelling to Tanzania for a month to work in the maternity block of a government-funded hospital.  Volunteers have been extremely busy knitting baby hats and blankets for the newborns.  One such volunteer is the mother of Hamble Heights’ Home Manager, Michelle…

Balloon Animals!

Well who doesn’t love a good game with a balloon?!  Ju Ju, the resident West Highland puppy at Hamble Heights, enjoyed plenty of fun with the balloons at the recent National Care Home Open Day…

Winning BBC Radio 2 story about dementia by 10 year old Clara

500 Words from BBC Radio 2 is a writing competition that was designed to encourage children to enjoy reading, writing and being creative.  It is now the most successful story-writing competitions for kids in the world!

Dementia Awareness Week

This year during Dementia Awareness Week, the Alzheimer’s Society is encouraging anyone who worried about dementia to confront their concerns and get in touch.  At Hamble Heights, we have been raising the profile of Dementia Awareness Week within the care home in our own way by creating a music video….!

Lily the PAT dog

Lily the PAT (Pets As Therapy) dog visited Hamble Heights today to provide some much-needed cuddles with residents!

Sweets for my sweet…

Hamble Heights has its very own traditional sweet shop cart!  Filled with classic sweets such as Jelly Beans, Lemon Sherbets and Dolly Mixtures, the fabulous new candy cart has been loving restored and re-painted to make a wonderful addition to the home.