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What’s happening in July – Activities

Wow, June was a scorcher of a month weather-wise – thank Goodness for air conditioning! Hopefully the warm (maybe not quite so hot!) weather will continue and our residents will have lots of sunny days in the garden as well as activities and events to keep them entertained. Highlights for this month are: 2nd –…

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Appreciating great training

Our staff at Foxburrow Grange have been so impressed with trainer Tony Differ from NAPI, that they brought in a cake and put up banners for him for his birthday.  Tony has visited us about twice a month for the last couple of months and has been training staff about reducing resistance to essential care which they…

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What’s Happening in June – Activities

The longest day is nearly upon us so we’re making the most of the long summer days with a variety of activities to help our residents keep as active as possible and thoroughly entertained. Highlights for this month are: Twilight the Owl will be visiting on Friday 9 June. Our Wild Science Animal Experience on…

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Birthday Treat!

It is always a delight when the wonderful children from the Cheeky Monkeys Nursery come and visit our residents.  They come along most Wednesdays and our residents really look forward to their visits. This Wednesday’s (7 June) visit was extra special as it was Bill’s 95th Birthday! Bill was full of smiles as the children sang happy…

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Working together to raise awareness for Dementia

Foxburrow Grange held an interactive workshop session for students from local Thomas Lord Audley school who are interested in a career in care, as part of Dementia Awareness Week 14-20 May. It was a delight for Outlook Care to be able to speak directly to the year 9 health and social care students and to…

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We’d like to say Thank You!

Our residents, their families and staff at Foxburrow Grange were treated to an afternoon of entertainment as our way of saying thank you for their patience during recent building works at the dementia and nursing home. Everyone has been so patient during the disruption so we organised a barbecue and the weather was glorious! The…

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All Aboard at Foxburrow Grange!

It’s been all hands on deck at Foxburrow Grange following a donation of a boat to the nursing home in Ypres Road, Colchester. The boat was donated by the Dayman family whose relative Joyce, 87, lives at Foxburrow Grange.  It was originally situated outside the home’s ‘Badger wing’ – the wing has a Nautical themed…

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Celebrating VE Day

What a wonderful time residents, families and staff had at the party celebrating Victory in Europe Day on Monday 8 May at Foxburrow Grange. The community hub was adorned with union jack bunting and decorations, residents wore union jack hats and waved their flags, and staff took the opportunity to dress up in 1940s attire!…

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Piotr’s Blog – Recruitment, Retention and Recognition

Piotr Rejek – Outlook Care’s Chief Executive – writes a regular blog.  In this month’s blog, Piotr talks about the importance of recruiting the right people, retaining staff and recognising the great work staff do at Outlook Care. For Piotr’s full April blog, read more>>

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MAY – ACTIVITIES

We have lots of activities planned for May to help our residents keep as active as possible and thoroughly entertained. Highlights for this month are: Our weekly wing trips to Frinton.  Each wing will visit Frinton on a Friday this month. VE Day party on Monday 8 May.  Families are welcome to attend.  Lots of staff…

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