Baking

There was lots of laughter and fun happening during a recent baking session.  Shirley liked to cut the shapes the biscuits out.  Another said they liked baking as it is something like they used to do.  They were very tasty biscuits.

Flexercise classes

Physical exercise, yoga and movement are all part of our regular flexcericse classes.

Valentine’s Day

Cook made some yummy chocolate and strawberry cakes. Shirley enjoyed handing out the homemade cupcakes.

French February

We did an armchair travel to France this month. 

Crossword group

A new crossword group had been set up by likeminded residents who enjoy sharing their extensive general knowledge skills.

Burns Night

Our annual Burns Night celebrations included the Address of the haggis was undertaken to the sounds of bagpipes.  The Selkirk Grace was said before everyone tucked into the traditional haggis with tatties and neeps.  Scottish themed music, a quiz and other Scottish themed activities were laid on by our activity team.

5 years’ service award and Birthdays

Dawn had an extra special birthday this month as she received her certificate of appreciation and bonus for her 5 years’ service.   Dawn works hard to ensure our residents receive the best care possible.   Staff and residents joined in to celebrate Vio’s special birthday this year.

Busy Days over December for Dove Court!

December was a busy month preparing for Christmas.  Shirley inspected our new minibus which features Shirley and other residents and staff in a  group photo taken on the beach.

Christmas Jumper day for Dove Court!

Residents and staff at Dove Court donned their seasonal sweaters for the recent Christmas Jumper Day.

Christmas Memories and Traditions at Dove Court!

Everyone had a lot of fun having a turn with the wooden spoon when the Christmas cake was being made. Lots of reminiscing of past Christmases and traditions were shared. There was more than a helping of love added to the mix this year. We can’t wait to have a slice on Christmas day.