Summer is officially here and that can only mean one thing – our weekly day trips to Blyth’s beach huts have commenced!
Each summer, we hire a beach hut that’s situated on Blyth’s beach front. Whether it’s sunny or a cloudy day, the visit is fantastic for residents and their family and friends who get to enjoy some quality, precious time with one another away from Cramlington House or West Farm.
Kim Stubbs, our Wellbeing Champion at Cramlington House, said: “Our summer beach hut visits really are a highlight of the year. It’s such an amazing day. Residents can dip their toes in the sea, feel the sand on their feet and relax with their loved ones in the beach hut or go for a walk along the promenade. What they and their families especially love is speaking to those who stroll by, saying hello and chatting about the weather and the occasion. What’s more, we all get to enjoy the best fish and chips around!”
The weekly trips not only provide residents with an ideal opportunity to spend time with their family and friends away from their usual environment, but they also help them to keep their links with local community life. This type of activity offers a break from the everyday caring routine, increases social interaction and promotes a sense of belonging which is a key element of the care provided by Craig Healthcare.
If you would like to know more about our Blyth beach huts visits and perhaps come along one week, please contact Kim on 01670 591 930 or firstname.lastname@example.org at Cramlington House and Gillian at West Farm on 0191 218 9626 or email@example.com. It would be fabulous if you could experience a visit, it’s really not to be missed!
"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."