Outstanding Award for Heart in Bloom 2013

Ross Court were proud to be presented with the
accolade of  “Outstanding Award” at the  Heart in Bloom Competition that is held in Ross on Wye each year.   There were
a number of areas of achievement that won them this award  including Waterfall  Planters and the  Raised  Vegetable  Beds
erected and painted by  John Kyle High School pupils providing 
vegetables and salads for the table.

Angela Pendelton assessor said “the planned garden themed
day was most enjoyable, particularly the  Home Manager Mrs
Janet Auty’s  rendition of An English Country Garden and the
poem recited by Joan Wolfe as resident was word perfect”.

Angela went on to say it was a most enjoyable and uplifting
visit – with residents enjoying the fruits of their labours and having
fun in the process.

Lashbrook House Care Centre Support Binefield Heath Dog and Flower Show

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Home Manager   Patience Sibanda,  Pennie
Carter Activity Co ordinator and Andrew Musset Chef Manager  had a
successful day at the  local show with a triple win, Andrew won the Albert Bulpitt Memorial Cup  for
his  baking. Residents of Lashbrook won  the Jo and Jack Mills cup
for flower arranging and baking and  Mary Mason won a trophy with
her dog foxy. Home Manager Patience said it is important for
us to be part of the community and our residents really enjoyed the day.
Patience went on to say that Majesticare who own Lashbrook Care Centre believe
in giving back to the community,  for us it was important  to
support this event, however winning  so many trophies made the day even
more special  for our residents.

Lashbrook Care Centre Raise Funds for the British Legion


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The 1st September saw  a flurry of  poppies  in the grounds when Lashbrook Care
Centre decided to hold a Poppy Picnic to raise funds for the British
Legion. Pennie Carter activity co-ordinator  asked the
residents what they would like to do  to raise funds and the British
Legion  –  it was an overwhelming decision to do something a bit
different and have a Poppy Picnic. Pennie invited the
local community to attend. Special guests were also
invited from the Henley branch of the British
Legion. The residents and guests enjoyed a lovely afternoon
Chef Manager Andrew Mussett  made a “ Poppy Cake” and  Pennie arranged for  the  Army Poppy
truck  to be at the home. John Green Chairman of
the branch was delighted that the home had arranged such a lovely event on
their behalf.