May at Crick Nursing Home in Caldicot

The month of May at Crick Nursing Home in Caldicot, began with a cold and almost wintery start. Residents and staff were all so eager to embrace the lovely outdoors. We all waited patiently for the sunshine to make an appearance. At long last, the sun showed itself, and the Residents have been enjoying the fresh air, sitting out on the patio relaxing and reading ever since.

Reminiscing at Crick Nursing Home in Caldicot

Seren, our Activities Assistant, has also held many Reminiscence Sessions. Past jobs were discussed and remembered,  as well as hobbies.  We love to talk of fond memories that our Residents have.

Visiting at Crick

Visiting restrictions have slowly been lifted! Therefore, two designated visitors can come to Crick at the same time. We have also used our Pod and have had garden visits here and there. With the summer weather being with us, we will have more and more garden visits. These will have fewer restrictions and will allow more visitors can attend.

Many surprise visits have also taken place! Our fabulous Resident Elvira had the opportunity to see her long time friend Sheila in the garden. The staff worked hard to keep this a secret. Elvira was so pleased and surprised.

Birthdays at Crick Nursing Home in Caldicot

We have celebrated many birthdays this month. This includes the incredible 106th Birthday for Joy. This lovely lady isn’t a fan of a huge fuss, but how could be let such a big birthday pass by without any celebration!? We had a tea party with delicious cakes. These were supplied courtesy of our Nurse Assistant Karen, who is a fabulous baker. The Residents enjoyed some music, some wine (albeit non-alcoholic) and some fresh strawberries.

Upgrades and good old lick of paint at Crick

With more of our visitors entering the Home, they may have noticed we have a lot of ongoing enhancement work here at Crick. Our refurbishment project is well on its way. The top floor firstly being completely renovated and refreshed.

Welcome to Jason!

We would like to say a big welcome to our new Maintenance Man, Jason. Jason got stuck in and made many improvements to our Home.

Crick get competitive!

We have seen our Wii competitions continue, with Colin being the reigning champion with Wii sports, including bowling and darts. It’s starting to become very competitive between our staff and Residents, let’s see who will be the champion next month!

Pamper Sessions at Crick – A real winner

Our ladies have also had pamper sessions, with their hair and nails being refreshed. They look fabulous and feel very relaxed. Karin, our hairdresser, visits weekly. Many of our Residents look forward to seeing her.

Vaccinations Update

In other news, all of our Residents and staff have had their second vaccinations. We have all worked so hard in our efforts of maintaining a Covid-free Home!

Next month we look forward to enjoying the sunshine, celebrating some big birthdays, more activities in the garden and continuing with our Wii competitions.
Hope you are all keeping safe and well. We hope to see you soon!

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