On Monday 22nd of July we had the ribbon cutting ceremony and official naming of our newly extended dining room. Gordon Pettitt OBE (our president) thanked all those involved with the project. Dick Fearn Chairman of the Bluebell Railway had the honour of cutting the ribbon.
A wonderful day was had by all! We raised £1,400 which will be used to benefit the residents’ directly. Thank you to those who contributed to the day. Special thanks to Rebecca’s school of dance for their wonderful dance display.
Come along and join in the fun of the fete on 20th July! This year’s theme is Mary Poppins so we would love to see as many Mary’s, Bert’s, John’s and Jane’s etc as possible. You may just win a prize for best costume. Parking on site for Blue Badge holder only by prior arrangement. … Continue reading “Woking Homes Fete!”
On the 5th of June we celebrated Rosa’s 100th Birthday! Rosa was born and raised in Wales so it seemed only fitting that we provided an entertainer who was able to serenade her in welsh. Rosa enjoyed a second birthday celebration with her family at the weekend.
The Flying Scotsman passing by Woking Homes
On the 29th October work began to extend the dining room at Woking Homes. This project has been in the making for quite some time so we are glad to see it finally come to fruition. The increased space will better serve our staff and residents by making it easier and safer to move around … Continue reading “Dining Room Extension”
We were excited to have some real Easter chicks to hatch and look after for 10 days!
Following a comprehensive two day inspection by our regulators the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in January, I am pleased to announce that we have maintained our previous rating and have been found to be ‘Good’ in all five of the Key lines of enquiry: Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-Led. Well done team! And thank … Continue reading “CQC Inspection”
Visiting the hair salon is an important part of ensuring the social and emotional well-being of our residents. Therefore we have embarked on enlarging and modernising our current salon which is small and dated. We hope to be using our newly refurbished salon early in the new year. We are almost there! We are … Continue reading “Hair salon refurbishment”
Jazz Night with supper hosted by the Friends of Woking Homes in the Bar Lounge On 14th February 2019 Update – A wonderful evening was had by all! and we raised £360 which will go towards providing extra’s which contribute to enhancing the residents experience.