Residents at Holywell House had an extra special visit recently from local magician legend, Steven Bell. In an eagley awaited visit, lots of our residents were keen to meet Steve and watch a magic trick or two unfold.
And Steve did not disappoint! Residents and staff alike enjoyed every minute of his visit. He had lots of different magic tricks up his sleeve that shocked, surprised and, at times, rendered us speechless in what was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
Gemma Wilson, manager at Holywell House, said: “Steven was amazing. He had such a variety of tricks to show us and residents remained engaged and happy throughout. It was so lovely to see the range of emotions on their faces from shock to surprise to laughter and smiles. The residents had the best time of their lives and some of his tricks really got them thinking. Everyone had a fabulous afternoon with lots of interaction, entertainment and stimulation. When Steven left, residents couldn’t help but discuss his visit and what occurred during his time here. It was the topic of conversation for hours after and, even now, we’re still discussing how some of his tricks worked. They really were magic!”
"I am very pleased with how my mother has settled in and generally how supportive and caring the staff are. This has given us peace of mind knowing that she is safe & well looked after. Thank you."
"Our mum has been a resident at Cramlington House for over a year and we have nothing but praise for the friendly, approachable staff and management. We always feel like part of an extended family and when we visit nothing is too much bother. We are completely happy with the standard of care, support and understanding we all receive as a family."
"From the first day, I knew it was the place for my mum. Clean, friendly staff, lovely environment! My mum would not get the opportunity to do the activities she is experiencing if she was not in Cramlington House. It is home from home and we can visit anytime. I can't say enough of how great Cramlington House is. "
"This is an absolutely superb care facility. The staff say that this is the home of the residents, in which they work - and they evidence that philosophy every day. In the last months of our mother's long life, we took comfort form the fact that she was safe and secure, being well-fed and looked after. The entire care team are brilliant. "
"All the staff at West Farm have provided such wonderful care, compassion and support to my auntie. We both feel incredibly lucky to have found West Farm, it’s been the perfect home for my auntie. I can honestly say, hand on heart, every aspect of the care provided by each member of staff at West Farm has been outstanding."