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Kippen Garden

The unpaid work team from Perth and Kinross have done a fantastic job. Potato boxes and soil were donated from farmers and we had a visit from the community safety convenor, Douglas Power and community safety vice officer Elspeth MacLauchlan, who enjoyed their visit....

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August at Bonchester

We would like to say a huge thank-you to all who donated to help us raise funds at the Car Boot Sale. Lisa and Kate attended and we raised £132.00 for our residents comfort fund, we had a great day. The Fit Borders Programme is going very well. Our residents are...

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Olympic Games at Kirksanton

Residents enjoyed our own mini Olympics here at Kirksanton. There were lots of medals up for grabs with the residents competing in their own special way. As the sun was shining there was lots of fun out in the garden with the residents enjoying ice creams and drinks...

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Chilton Care Centre

Here at Chilton Care Centre we have been busy going out on trips with most of the residents. We have had four afternoon trips to our local seaside resort, Seaton Carew where the residents enjoyed fish and chips from the famous “Almighty Cod”, and a nice stroll along...

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Kippen House & Dunning Flower Show

Kippen entered  the Dunning flower show with Kippen residents Joyce Shay winning first, second and third prizes for her fruit and veg sculptures and Angela Williamson won second place for her bracelet making skills. Well done to everyone who took part!...

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Bonchester News July 2016

May and June 2016 have been busy months for Staff and Residents at Barrow Hall. Some new staff starters have joined our Team. Other staff, myself included have had training on behaviour that challenges and distraction techniques. Getting our own training package...

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Bowburn Summer Fayre

On Saturday 6th August Bowburn Care Centre held their summer fayre, everybody gathered in the garden as the sun was shining down on us. There was a tombola, raffle, cake stall, jewellery stall & refreshments. The kids – big and small thoroughly enjoyed the bouncy...

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Welbourn Manor’s Summer Fete

On Saturday 6th August Welbourn Manor held their summer fete and with glorious sunshine we held all our stalls outside. Staff, residents, families and friends joined us to make the afternoon special, a raffle was held with some amazing prizes from...

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Bonchester News July 2016

We have had a busy old time at Bonchester, we had our National Care Home Open Day in the later part of June where our theme was “through the eras.” All the staff enjoyed dressing up in lots of colourful clothes from the 20’s through to the present day and we were...

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