30th June 2017

Forties Day “a huge success” at Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Manor held a 1940’s themed day involving residents, families, friends and staff on 25 June. People dressed up to recreate times gone by and a 1940’s inspired hamper - containing items such as Camp coffee, blancmange, condensed milk and Spam - was the star raffle prize.

Sing-along entertainment in the afternoon was so popular more seating was brought into the main lounge.

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19th June 2017

Mayor Visits The Manor House for Care Home Open Day

The Manor House Barnard Castle held a garden party on Friday 16 June to celebrate national Care Home Open Day.

Manager of The Manor House Kim Whelan is pictured with the town mayor of Barnard Castle Cllr Mrs Sandra Moorhouse, deputy town mayor Cllr Roger Peat (left) and the mayor’s consort Ian Moorhouse

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16th June 2017

Care Home Open Day Fun at The Manor House Gosforth

To celebrate national Care Home Open Day on Friday 16 June The Manor House Gosforth hosted fun packed activities for residents and guests from the local community.

The day began with toe tapping entertainment provided by the Bloomfield Duo from music therapy charity Music in Hospitals. In the afternoon there was a creative arts session ‘Music While You Work’ and a music quiz. For those feeling lucky there was a grand raffle with over 40 fabulous prizes.

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12th June 2017

Artwork to Welcome Visitors on Care Home Open Day

Residents at The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle have taken part in a special craft project to prepare for national Care Home Open Day on Friday 16 June.

The craft project has been run by Jack Drum Arts which is providing outreach courses across County Durham on behalf of the Colour Your Life programme.

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22nd May 2017

Activities Day at The Manor House Gosforth

As part of Dementia Awareness Week (14-20 May) residents, their families and staff spent a day of fun activities together at The Manor House Gosforth.

In the morning it was back to school with a St Trinian’s theme and a quiz with residents and families versus staff. The combined years of knowledge of the residents helped them win the quiz hands down and home manager Karen Johnson presented trophies to the winners. After lunch there was a pirate treasure hunt which was lots of fun and caused much laughter.

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