Christmas preparation at Home of Compassion

On a cold and frosty morning, we decided to take the bull by the horns and embark upon erecting the Home of Compassion’s main Christmas tree. Our residents take an active interest in this festive task and we set to work with aplomb.

Taking pride of place in our bistro, which overlooks our cold and wintery gardens, the tree will be the centre of attention this month, so great care was taken in the placing of all the baubles and trimmings. 

Many seasonal tunes were sung, some out of key, but we didn’t care. Astonished that Janet knew all the words to the Twelve Days of Christmas and put the rest of us to shame. 

At one-point Charlee, our Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, tumbled into the tree and John dryly declared that the tree was trying to eat her. 

We have to admit we are incredibly impressed with our decorative work.

If you would like to find out more about life at Home of Compassion, our events and activities, or would like to arrange a visit to our home, please contact us on 0808 223 5406 or email manager.hoc@caringhomes.org.

Home of Compassion

Home Manager

Avril Jones

Address

58 High Street,
Thames Ditton,
Surrey,
KT7 0TT

Contact
0808 223 5406
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To Whom it may concern,

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.

Yours sincerely

Paul Jeffery – Chief Executive Officer

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