Residents enjoying Singing, chopping veg and knitting…
Monthly Archives: November 2019
A limited edition of 6 zines have now been printed and assembled featuring the wonderful thoughts and wisdom of residents who contributed to the Zine Project sessions in 2018 and 2019 in conjunction with The Courtyard in Hereford and hosted by poet Jon Seagrave and musician / artist John Rose. These zines have turned out brilliantly featuring the words and drawings of residents and illustrated by Jonny, John and artist Jeanette McCulloch and Cerys Lacy and printed and compiled by Martin Cameron and Omar Majeed. If you would like to buy the set of zines contact John at The Forbury on Friday afternoons or e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Price £5 for the full set of 5 zines or £1 individually.
23rd of October 2019
Residents: Ruby, Margaret, Liby, Avril, Mike, Jean, Mary, Jean P, Della, Julian, Laurie, Rita, Wilson.
Staff: Gen, Muriel, Elza
Gen opened the meeting by welcoming everybody in the Residents Meeting.
Gen reminded everyone that Flu vaccination will be on 31st of October at 11am. They will be administered in the home by Emma Durmaz Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Gen has already made a poster and placed on the notice board.
Once again thank you for everyone who enjoyed the knitting group and sharing a laugh and old memories. Marius organised a special brighter light in conservatory for the knitters.
Baking is still a very popular and well attended activity, the weather is getting darker and colder, therefore more soups and cakes will be made. A special thank you for Jackie joining in the sessions, songs and laughter is heard outside the Forbury walls.
Rosie is coming every Monday to see residents. Gen has booked Rosie to come in to do an activity on 7th of November (her poster is on the notice board). Everyone is very welcome!
Muriel has started a group to talk about different topics on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome to join.
John is coming on Fridays to do Quizzes and crosswords. He will be here most Fridays.
Sad news to hear that Jeanette will no longer be able to come for in to do art sessions for the next year as she will be working at St Michaels Hospice on a project. She will be very much missed and always welcome back.
A special thanks for Mary O’Brien for voluntarily helping most days to make sandwiches for supper. We are very lucky and appreciate the involvement of residents.
We planned a party on 30th of October for Halloween. Andrew Dyer is book to come and entertain us. Pumpkin craving with children is book for 29th of October come to dining room it will be fun!!!
Party is on!! Please dress up, children are coming with Halloween outfit and can’t wait to show them.
Christmas lunch and shopping
Christmas Party is on 19th of December and the entertainment is already booked. Christmas Shopping arranged on 10th of December at Wye Vale Garden Centre at 1:30pm.
Children are coming to sing Christmas Carols on 23rd of December at 4pm with Hilary.
Fish and Chips weekend will be planned for 25th of November on a Saturday evening.
Gen reminded if residents have any worries or concerns always to speak their mind or see Gen in private. Residents said that they are comfortable and safe to talk in residents meeting regarding all concerns.
Upcoming events arranged for October are:
Jane Bennet Laughter Yoga 14th of November.
Rosie entertainment on 7th of November.
Dementia Friendly event at Baptist Church is on 18th of
Lea G-Fitness group on 21st of November.
Holy Communion is on 27th of November.
John will be coming on Fridays for a Quiz in ‘Gallery of Happiness’.
PRIORY church service on Sundays.
Thank you all for coming next residents meeting will be 20th of November 2019