JULY 2014

DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE CQC CAME AND INSPECTED THE GRANGE. WE HAVE RECIEVED THE REPORT AND WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM EVERYONE WE HAVE AGAIN ACHIEVED ALL STANDARDS REQUIRED. THE REPORT IS THE BEST THE GRANGE HAS EVER HAD. A HUGE THANK YOU TO DEBBIE AND ALL THE STAFF. DURING THE NEXT 2-3 WEEKS, COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN RECEPTION FOR YOU TO READ. Our summer fayre was extremely successful, th... read more

JUNE 2014

During June we continue to make a reminiscence wall in the 'quiet lounge'. We would be grateful for ideas and contributions from family and friends. Any nostalgic photographs or momentoes would be reproduced and added to the display. We also displaying different art work around The Grange. We also have an offer of wallspace within an art gallery to exhibit our work! We would be grateful of a... read more

MAY 2014

The St Georges Day celebrations proved to be a huge success, thank you to all who helped and for the wonderful buffet tea. Plans are well underway for our summer fayre on 21st June at 2.30pm. If anybody has any items they would like to donate to the raffle or tombola we would be most grateful. Please also come and support us in raising money for our residents fund. We are planning on sowing ... read more

APRIL 2014

Bristish summer time is here, the evenings are much lighter. Buds on the trees are growing and the birds are singing. What a beautiful time of year! This month we have a new activities co ordinator, Shirley, she is planning activities for the month so more will be added, be sure to check back at this site. Our St Georges Day celebration will be 23rd April to which all are welcome, we will... read more

MARCH 2014

As spring is nearly upon us it seems like the right time to start the gardening club. On the 27th March we are having tea and biscuits at 10.30am in the dining room to discuss our ideas and what we would like to achieve.We will have a walk around the garden and make a list of what needs doing. All welcome. If you are unable to attend please jot down your ideas on the poster in reception. 4t... read more

February 2014

Winter is well and truely here, but nights have become a little lighter! Jo our activities co ordinator is wanting to hear from anyone interested in starting a gardening club, a poster will be put up in the entrance at the end of the month with a date for the first meeting. We really want to make the best of the gardens so all ideas will be welcomed. Monday 3rd February we have the cloth... read more

January 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR After all the festivities of Christmas, 2014 is here. Thank you to all who contributed to our Christmas fair, a total of £432.00 was raised for entertainment and trips out. We are looking forward to starting a gardening club this spring, all are invited! January 7th there will be a residents meeting- so please feel free to attend. January also includes much staff trainn... read more

December 2013

Residents, staff, family and friends, Christmas will be upon us very soon, we have a very busy month ahead. Friday 6th we have a trip to Derby Garden Centre for lunch Saturday 7th Christmas Carol singers at 11am, with coffee and mince pies to follow, Tuesday 10th Long Eaton School Choir at 12noon Thursday 12th Risley village hall Christmas fuddle and Bingo Saturday 14th 11am Harlequin ... read more

November 2013

We would like to welcome Jo the new activities co-ordinator, Jo has taken over the role from Karen and we wish Karen all the best in her new venture. So the clocks have gone back and autumn is well and truly upon us. This brings darker nights, colder weather and the prospect of snow. But its not all doom and gloom. This time of year also brings our bonfire party and christmas fair. Last mon... read more

October 2013

Plans are underway for our bonfire night party. We will be having a family tea, where family and friends are invited to join us, have something to eat and then to enjoy our firework display. This will be on Monday 4th November. This month the residents will be visiting Risley Village hall again for Bingo and coffee. This year The Grange are setting up a residents choir, if any families are ... read more

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