One of our all-time favourite singers Alfie Dobson paid us a visit recently providing an amazing live performance in our very own garden at West Farm! It was a beautiful day; the sun was shining, and Alfie belted out some great classics that the residents recognised and instantly loved and sang along to.
Live singing and performances from local entertainers are an important part of the care that we provide at Craig Healthcare. Such activities can really bring residents out of their shells, help them to fully relax and live in the moment and enjoy the singing and dancing right in front of their eyes. It stimulates their main senses including sight and sound and is one of the most effective and beneficial activities we provide in a Covid-safe environment.
Zahra Karimi at West Farm said: “The afternoon couldn’t have been more perfect! The residents had an absolutely wonderful time and loved every minute of Alfie serenading them. It’s great that we’re still able to enjoy our garden in September and Alfie is simply the best. He knows exactly how to make residents feel totally relaxed and get them involved, thoroughly engaged, and best of all ensures they all have a fabulous, happy time.”
"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."