Award for Acacia House

05 DECEMBER 2019 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

On 16th November Caring UK magazine held their annual Care Awards ceremony. Acacia house were 1 of 6 nominees for the Actvities Award. Acacia House were overall winners and took home the trophy ...

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National Older Persons Day

04 OCTOBER 2019 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Oakdale Residential Home Celebrate International Older Persons Day - 01/10/19. The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year. On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons as recorded in Resolution 45/106. The holiday was observed for the first time ...

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NCS Volunteers at Oakdale

22 JULY 2019 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

NCS is a life-changing programme open to all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they can do. NCS is a four-phase programme specifically designed to provide a variety of new experiences. It is run over a 4 week period, 2 of the weeks being a residential trip. 1.Adventure – Outdoor Pursuits, 2.Discovery – skills for independent ...

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National Care Home Open Day

02 JULY 2019 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Oakdale Celebrated this years open day with children from the local pre-school, families and friends. This years theme was art in care and they enjoyed lots of art projects togther in the garden. ...

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Afternoon Tea with a view

20 MAY 2019 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

On Wednesday 8th May some of the residents at Oakdale visited the Cliffs Pavillion in Southend-on-Sea to enjoy a sumptuous Afternoon Tea accompanied by beautiful views accross the estuary and along the seafront, including the world famous pier. All who attended had a wonderfull time. ...

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Halloween Fun at Brambling Lodge

19 NOVEMBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Brambling lodge held a Halloween Party for their Residents and the children of the staff. They enjoyed Apple Bobbing, Mummy dressing, A Pinata and lots more, this was then followed by a Buffet Tea with lots of homemade Halloween cakes. It was a wonderful party and thoroughly enjoyed by all. ...

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Wish Tree Project

19 NOVEMBER 2018 | POSTED BY TRACY SYCAMORE

Acaia House granted another wish for a special resident on 16th October. Kitty wanted to go swimming and had a fantastic time. Many thanks to Folkestone Sport Centre for kindly donating the session. ...

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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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