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December 2021: Stepping into Christmas at Sovereign Lodge

10/12/2021

Sovereign Lodge Newsletter: December Edition

Welcome to our December newsletter, Christmas is just around the corner and we have a lot to look forward to over the next month! To name but a few of the exciting events we have coming up , we’ll have live entertainment from our favourite Elvis tribute act, James Fox and the children from the Co-op Sure Start will also be calling by to sing some of our  favourite carols!

You may have seen our table in reception on the Sycamore Unit full with goodies, this is for our annual Christmas Raffle with proceeds going into the resident’s fund which pays for the activity equipment and entertainers throughout the year. A strip of 5 tickets can be purchased for just £1 and the prizes range from a Amazon Fire tablet to alcohol and chocolates so you could win yourself an early Christmas present. See Ralph, Pauline or Teresa to find out more. 

We’re also excited to be launching Oomph! our brand new activities portal which will bring us a host of amazing activities and trips away each month – we’ll be releasing more information about this soon so keep your eyes peeled!

As always thank you for your patience throughout the past year and we hope you have a fantastic Christmas and New Year. See you soon. 

What's happening in December? I hear you cry...

Along with our usual daily activities, we also have some special things planned throughout December, including:

We’ll also be spending time thinking back to what Christmas was like when we were younger, so start thinking about your favourite festive traditions!

Activities for December

Whilst the wintery weather means we can’t get outside as much as we’d like, we’ve got lots planned to keep us all busy and having fun, including:

  • Themed-quizzes
  • Bingo
  • Baking
  • Christmas Movies
  • Sing along sessions
  • Parachute ball exercise
  • Aqua painting
  • Armchair exercise
  • Board games
  • Word Wheel
  • And many more!

 

Resident birthdays, News and Special mentions

Many happy returns to the following residents who celebrate their birthdays this month:

George Hedley – 12th 

Pat Young – 23rd

Lawrence Pallister – 31st

Also, a huge Congratulations to our fabulous team member Natalie who gave birth to the beautiful Luna Rose in November, both mother and daughter are both doing well.