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Christmas preparation week

Hill House was filled with Christmas spirit and excitement this week as we got ready for the festive season ahead, making handmade decorations, an abundance of birthday celebrations, and games and exercises for everyone to enjoy. Monday morning, we enjoyed a game of skittles in the lounge, other engaged in therapeutic colouring, jigsaw puzzles and […]

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November Week at Hill House

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, we are all cosy and warm at Hill House. As always keeping busy playing ball games, board games, doing quizzes and we even had a few furry visitors that brought broad smiles all around the home. After a relaxing morning chatting and reading the papers, we […]

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The Big Hill House Game Show Week

This week Hill house was a buzz with activity as we hosted our first ever game show week, this themed was picked after a conversation amongst residents and the activities team about how game shows have changed over the year and are all now very computerised, the days of loud suit jackets and glittery dresses […]

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Bonfire night and remembrance service Week

Hill house celebrated two very British practices this week, one being bonfire night, which dates to the gun powder plot where Guy Fawkes tried and failed to blow up the houses of parliament, with an incredible firework display. The second being remembrance Sunday a day of remembering the brave people who were lost in the […]

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Bonfire Night at Hill House

It was a wonderful dry, crisp night, perfect for fireworks. While watching the excellent display put on by our maintenance team, the residents enjoyed hot chocolate with marshmallows. One resident said “I am 95 and this is the best firework display I have seen”, “Can we have them on New Year’s Eve?” and “Please thank […]

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A splash of winter colour

Our brilliant gardening team at Hill House and Hill Brow have replanted all of our pots and planters with over 1,000 new plants and flowers bringing a splash of colour this winter. They have also planted hundreds of daffodil bulbs ready for the spring. Even though it is a bit chillier, when the sun is […]

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Spooky goings on at Hill house

Before the Halloween celebrations could begin, residents and staff got to work this week making their spooky decorations and carving pumpkins. Some residents were happy to get their hands a bit dirty and carve their own pumpkins, carving all kinds of funny or scary faces into them, whilst others relished in making creative and creepy […]

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Hill House’s Dish of the Day!

Our lovely Jade and her team made this delicious Bacon Pudding with roast potatoes and fresh vegetables. Then for pudding, smooth and creamy white chocolate mousse with fresh fruit.

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Flower Power, and swinging into the sixties in Hill House Style!

Having a themed week enables us to tailor activities to a resident’s past and present weather its places they visited, their favourite musical era or based around a calendar event, the themes always trigger such wonderful stories sharing opportunities. And this week brought the flower power to Hill House as we went back to the […]

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Autumn harvest week

Residents at Hill House have been moving with the Autumn season and celebrating harvest time the week. A wide range of activities were on offer through out the week included plating a harvest loaf, sensory autumn trays, a harvest singalong and a new fun group game of lawn darts. A Sunday harvest festal streamed church […]

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