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.

Art therapy

This continues to be a favourite pastime. Hands and hearts have been some of the topics covered this month.


Jo celebrated her birthday with her Keyworker.  A wonderful evening was planned for Jo to watch her favourite Opera ‘Carmen’. The evening was such as a success a “La Traviata” by Verdi is planned for her 3 year anniversary of living at Arcot House.

COVID Vaccinations

Topsy receiving her first COVID vaccination this month as part of the Government vaccine programme.  At 108 years old, we believe Topsy to be the oldest person in the UK to have received a COVID vaccination.

Jelly drops

These special sweets are designed to boost hydration intake.  Our residents enjoyed sampling the different flavours of the fun and healthy snack.

Doveleigh Care – Lockdown Hero’s

Lockdown Hero’s. Our staff teams were awarded a personalised ‘Lockdown Hero 2020’ medal and certificate of appreciation.

Doveleigh Care staff received luxury hampers

Spreading some festive cheer and to thank our staff teams for all their hard work this year.  Staff received luxury Christmas hampers.

Mince pies and Christmas cocktails with Doveridge!

Mince pie making was popular with our residents, which were then washed down with a selection of Christmas cocktails.

Christmas festivities at Arcot House!

Christmas was in full swing at Arcot House during December.  Our art group sessions made a fabulous new door sign for the Art Therapy room.

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.