Chinese New Year at Whittington House

On Friday, February 16th at Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham, we celebrated the Chinese New Year with our residents, guests and team.

Our Art Club had been hard at work making Chinese Lanterns, fans and colouring dragons and Chinese lettering which were used to decorate our dining rooms.

2018 is the Year of the Dog and to acknowledge this during the afternoon at Film Club we invited residents and guests to the cinema to watch the film ‘A Dogs Purpose.’

To end the day, our Chef and his team cooked a special Chinese supper of Egg Fried Rice, Szechuan Chicken with accompaniments of sweet and sour vegetables and prawn crackers.

It was so nice to see the residents and our guests enjoying the experience of tasting Chinese food, especially when they asked to have more!

It was a great way to end such a lovely day of celebration.

So on that note, from all of our residents and team here at Whittington House, we wish you:

A Happy New Year: 新年快乐 (xīn nián kuài lè)

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Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire is a modern, purpose-built home and provides residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 66 people.

If you would like to find out more about life at Whittington House, or would like to speak to a member of our team, please contact us on 0808 223 5396 or whittington@caringhomes.org.

 

Whittington House Nursing Home

Home Manager

Lyndsey Dixon

Address

58 Whittington Road,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL51 6BL

Contact
0808 223 5396
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RE: A message from the CEO and Clinical Director

At Caring Homes we are following the latest Government advice and stopping visitors to all our homes, except for essential visits by healthcare professionals who will be required to adhere to strict protocols.

We understand that this may be very difficult for families but we are clear in our duty to ensure we protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our Residents and Colleagues as our top priority.

We want you to know that you can contact your loved ones through calls, emails, video and social media and we will support our Residents to view any messages you send over. We are confident that the teams in our homes are doing all they can to ensure that life remains as comfortable and sociable as possible. There will be a full programme of activities delivered by our in-house health and wellbeing teams.

We hope you will understand and support these actions and any further subsequent measures we might need to put in place.

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