Painting beach scenes at Oaken Holt

Following conversations about our residents’ memories of the beach and the seaside, residents at Oaken Holt care home in Farmoor, Oxfordshire decided to recreate a beach scene using different materials such as paints, glitter, shells and sand.

We talked about our memories of days by the sea, candy floss, Punch and Judy shows, paddling in the sea and what seemed to be a firm favourite was the ice creams, from the seller on a bike in his straw boater. They all remembered being very excited for the delicious ice cream on those summer days.

Our residents all enjoyed getting exploring their creative sides and were very pleased with their results. That’s not all, at our forthcoming Farm Day event on 15th July, they will be for sale on our very own activities stall which will display our residents recent works.

Oaken Holt is set in a magnificent country estate located in the peaceful village of Farmoor offering the perfect blend of tranquillity and accessibility with Oaken Holt providing residential and nursing care of the very highest standard for up to 55 elderly residents. Wytham House, our specialist dementia home is also located on the Oaken Holt estate.

If you would like to find out more about life at Oaken Holt care home, or to arrange a visit, please contact the home by calling 0808 223 5529 or email oakenholt.reception@caringHomes.org.

 

Oaken Holt

Home Manager

Liz Day

Address

Eynsham Road,
Farmoor,
Oxford,
Oxfordshire,
OX2 9NL

Contact
0808 223 5529
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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