Wish Tree Project

11 OCTOBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Acacia House have been busy making individual wishes come true with their Wish Tree Project. In August Gladys, who will be 99 this December, had the time of her life when her wish came true to take a flight in a helicopter. It was a very emotional day for all involved. ...

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An Afternoon at the Opera

11 OCTOBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Oakdale Care Home recently took some family members to Ingatstone Hall to watch a performance by The Connaught Opera. The Opera was to Commemerate the 100th Anniversary of WW1. It was a magical afternoon and everyone had an amazing time. ...

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Oakdale Activities Visit

12 SEPTEMBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

On Saturday 8th September Our Activities Coordinator Maureen took one of our residents, Jo, to our local Cats Protection Re-homing Show. Jo was a little nervous about leaving our home but this was far outweighed by the excitement of visiting the show. They took a taxi to Rayleigh with Jo chatting all the way and as they got nearer her face lit up when she sa...

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Annual Open Day

03 SEPTEMBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

On Saturday 25th August Oakdale held their Annual Open Day and Summer BBQ. We had a large turnout of family, friends and neighbours to see our Local Deputy Mayor officialy Cut the Ribbon to open our day. They all enjoyed our BBQ, live entertainment, stalls, raffles, games and treats for the children. The rain held off and the Sun came out and we raised &p...

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Dementia Awareness Week

14 MAY 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

This morning we started our Dementia Awareness Week off with Runnymede Pre-school hosting their sports morning in our garden, watched and enjoyed by our family and the children’s families. Last October Oakdale linked in with Runnymede Pre-School. The children visit Oakdale once a week for a few hours to enjoy some activities with us. Earlier this ye...

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Abba afternoon

13 MARCH 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Acacia house threw an Abba afternoon! a great time was had by residents, families and staff alike. special outfits were purchased and there was much dancing in the streets ...

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100th Birthday celebration at Creedy House

09 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY JAN VAN HANEGEM

Blanch celebrated her 100th birthday at Creedy house. We managed to abduct the mayor to present her with her gifts and a glass of mead as her favourite tipple. Blanche has lived at Creedy house for the last 20 years. ...

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Gary retires from Oakdale

09 NOVEMBER 2017 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Gary sadly retires fro Oakdale after 3 years as our maintenance man. he will be sadly missed by the whole team and is pictures here in the middle of Menon and Dave. we wish him well on his new ventures in Norfolk ...

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