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Remembrance Day 2022

As Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, approaches our residents at Cramlington House have been very hard at work! Remembrance Day honours soldiers who have died in the line of duty since World War 1. It’s a day that’s close to some of our resident’s hearts and minds as they remember war time Britain and often share their memories of growing up during a world war.

To mark Remembrance Day, we’ve been saving lots of plastic bottles which we have used to create a Remembrance Day display. With each bottle, we have cut off the bottom and then painted it red to make a poppy. We have them glued them to a display that’s taken pride of place in our reception area at Cramlington House.

Kim Stubbs, our wellbeing champion at Cramlington House, said: “This is such a fantastic activity to do with residents as it not only reminds them of their history but making the poppies and painting them is great for their fine motor skills which are important for maintaining independence such as being able to tie shoelaces or button up a shirt. The activity also provides great mental and social benefits too, providing an opportunity for residents to come together, socialise and enjoy a shared interest in creating something that they have all been a part of. What a brilliant afternoon we had – we hope you like the final display, which we think is very impressive!”



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  • "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."