‘Our journey continues with a stop to the USA’

At the start of 2018 we embarked on our World Journey and around the world activities at Waters Edge Care Home. Across 2018 the residents are being taken on a journey around the world. We are now over half way through our world journey and the next stop is the United States of America (USA),…
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Waters Edge Care Home ‘Good’ with ‘kind and caring staff’

A Great Wyrley care home is celebrating after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating in a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection. The CQC – the health and social care regulator for England – carried out an unannounced visit of Waters Edge Care Home, on Stafford Road, to inspect its standards of care and safety. Residents…
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Furry friends pay special visit to care homes

A host of farmyard friends spread a little animal magic when they visited two Great Wyrley care homes. The Mini Farm set up there mobile farm in the gardens of Lakeview on May 23. The visit enabled elderly residents at the homes to experience the sights, sounds and feel of the farm in the safety…
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Caribbean Fun at Waters Edge

In June we continue our Journey with a stop to the beautiful Caribbean Islands. The Caribbean Islands is a massive archipelago located in the Caribbean Sea, that can be subdivided into a few different regions: the Lucayan Archipelago, the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the ABC Islands. There are 13 sovereign states and 17 dependent territories…
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Into Africa!

During May we will continue our World Journey with an adventure in Africa. Africa has 54 sovereign countries and bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, by the Red Sea to the northeast, and by the Indian Ocean to the southeast. Africa is a vast continent and…
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Waters Edge residents get into the Scottish spirit

Residents at a Great Wyrley care home got into the Scottish spirit when a traditional bagpiper visited the home. Waters Edge Care Home, in Great Wyrley, celebrated all things Scottish on Wednesday 25th April, in traditional Highland style. Piper Andy DeComyn played his bagpipes for the residents. Across the whole of 2018 the residents at…
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Spring Clean

Our Reminiscence Coordinators at Lakeview Care Home have been busy spring cleaning as they have a new base within the home. A central storage area has been created which is a larger space and is easily accessible. The huge job of sorting out all the equipment that the units use for activities has been completed…
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Irish dancers a real treat at St Patricks Day celebrations

Shamrocks, shillelaghs and the land of leprechauns was in the spotlight when residents join in the “craic” for St Patrick’s Day celebrations at a care home in Great Wyrley. Entertainment by fleet-footed Irish dancers was a highlight of the fun paying tribute to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle. Irish-themed food, music and decorations was included in the event for St…
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The Journey continues

We continue on our World Journey with a stop to the wonderland island of Ireland. When it comes to cities, you’ll find that small is mighty in Ireland. From the busy streets of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, to the colourful character of Galway city, there’s a blend of modern living and time-old tradition everywhere.

Introducing Coco

We are delighted to introduce our newest member of the team – Coco, our Pets As Therapy Dog, who has started making visits across all our services every week. She is a two year old Chocolate Miniature Poodle with a lovely temperament and has a very calming effect on all of us.  Many of our…
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