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Other November Activities

Life drawing with Drawing Life at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill on Sea, SussexIn November we celebrated Guy Fawkes and commemorated our war dead. We held a celebratory 1940's party at Whitebeach that residents, day care clients and home care clients all enjoyed.Staff and residents raised money for Children in Need by wearing their pyjamas for the... READ MORE >>



Team leaders day out

Team building day quad biking and axe throwing for the team leaders at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, SussexOn the 25th of November team leaders from across the Coast Care Homes group were invited to fun day team building at Tulley's Farm near Crawley.The morning consisted of a briefing and then instruction on riding a quad bike. It was such a cold, wet day but that didn't... READ MORE >>



Bright and Beautiful

Artwork added to make the corridor areas at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care, colourful and sensory. St Leonards, Hastings, Sussex.Our maintenance team have continued to be busy looking after our buildings making them light, bright and an interesting to live in.Whitebriars have a new reminiscing corridor. We have created a wall of framed National Railway holiday destinations, prompting lots of talk... READ MORE >>



1940's Reminiscing and Celebration Day

1940's Day held at Whitebeach residential care home St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex. The event was for all Coast Care Residents, Day Care Clients and Home Care Clients.On November 20th we held a 1940's reminiscing, celebration day at Whitebeach. Residents and day care clients from Whitebriars, Whitecliff  and some home care clients came along to enjoy the day.The event took place throughout the whole day. Firstly Residents got... READ MORE >>



Children in Need Pyjama Day

Children in Need day at Coast Care Homes. Residents and staff wore their pyjamas all day. Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.All three homes took part in wear your pyjamas to work day, raising money for Children in Need.Fun was had by the staff and residents, even Buddy the home dog joined in!... READ MORE >>



Remember Remember the 5th of November

Residents, families and friends enjoy the annual fire work display and sparklers at Whitebeach Residential Home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex.Residents from Whitebriars and Whitecliff gathered at Whitebeach in St Leonards for our annual firework display.We welcomed family and friends to the event which took place late afternoon going into the evening.The weather stayed dry so we could all wrap up and gather on... READ MORE >>



Various October Activities

Tidying up the garden at Whitebeach residential care home in St Leonards on Sea, SussexOnce again October proved to be another very busy month.Arts and crafts activities were themed around Halloween and the up and coming Remembrance Day and our own 'Forces Day' celebrations planned for November.We organise large, small and one to one activities to suit... READ MORE >>



Postcards Of Kindness

Postcards of Kindness at Coast Care Homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.Postcards of Kindness is an initiative that asks people to write and send postcards to residents of care homes. And while it is a small gesture, the resulting deliveries bring a great deal of joy and spark lively conversations among our residents and staff when they... READ MORE >>



Halloween

Residents and day care clients enjoy pumpkin picking at Shanfold Farm, then carving the pumpkins. Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Bexhill and St Leonards on Sea, East SussexThis year for Halloween we took our residents and day care clients to Shanfold Farm to go pumpkin picking.Everyone loved seeing the 'sea' of vibrant orange colours and choosing the pumpkin to bring back to their home to start carving.There was a welcoming cafe at the... READ MORE >>



Del Boy visits Whitebriars

Del Boy visits Whitebriars residential care home, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, East SussexWe welcome outside entertainers regularly into all three homes.Our residents and day care clients really enjoy this activity. We have several regular entertainers that our residents particular enjoy, but we do like to welcome new ideas and entertainers too.Del Boy came... READ MORE >>



Our wonderful artists

Residents at Whitebeach residential care home really enjoy the creative activities. Whitebeach specialist dementia care home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East SussexOur residents and day care clients really enjoy all of the creative activities that are organised at Coast Care Homes.This month we are preparing for Remembrance Day with a wonderful wall mural at Whitecliff 'In Flanders Field the poppies blow'. This was supported by... READ MORE >>



Out and about

A bus trip goes out whatever the weather from each of our Coast Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, East SussexWhatever the weather our bus continues to take trips from each of our care homes two to three times a week. This wonderful facility is available for our residents, day care clients and home care clients.The bus trips are sometimes a simple trip to a local... READ MORE >>



Various September Activities

Four in a row game. Residents from Whitecliff residential care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex.Once again Coast Care Homes have had a very busy month.We have been doing chores within the home, folding napkins, polishing the brass and our shoes, helping to make decisions of what colour carpet to choose at the home and helping to prepare snacks and suppers.Our bus... READ MORE >>



September Art Work

Arts and crafts are enjoyed regularly at Coast Care Homes, Specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex. Colourful Autumn wall mural at WhitebriarsResidents at Coast Care have plenty of opportunity to be creative.All three homes create a wall mural each season. Whitebriars have a very bright Autumnal mural with hedgehogs and sunflowers. Whitebeach have the theme 'Don't go under the apple tree', a wonderful 3D... READ MORE >>



Charity Mighty Quiz Evening

The Mighty Quiz. Coast Care Charity Quiz for Alzheimers Research UK, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex. Care Homes and Home Care specialising in Dementia Care.On September 15th Coast Home Care held a 'Mighty Charity Quiz'.  The quiz was held in Staplecross Social Club, Robertsbridge.A fantastic evening was enjoyed by almost 100 people. Including quite a few tables of Coast Care staff.  Wonderful raffle prizes... READ MORE >>



Sunny September Days

Sunny September days spent on the sea front in Bexhill on Sea, Sussex. Whitebriars Residential Care Home.Residents and day care clients enjoyed the last of the summer sunshine in September.We were able to sit on the seafront enjoying ice creams, walk in the local parks and take the miniature railway along Hastings seafront.One of our residents enjoys art so much, we took... READ MORE >>



Our visit to an 'Outstanding' home

Coast Care Homes visit Doveleigh Care HomesIn September seven members of our management team went to visit 'Doveleigh Homes' in Devon.Doveleigh are rated by the CQC as an 'Outstanding' service.We are very proud that all of our services are classified as 'Good' by the CQC.  In an endeavour to continue to... READ MORE >>



Our New Coast Home Care Office

Our Coast Home Care team are settling into their new larger, brighter office based at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, St Leonards, Sussex.Coast Home Care has previously been based at Whitebriars Residential Care Home in Bexhill.   This month we are excited to announce that Coast Home Care has moved to a new larger, brighter office in St Leonards based at Whitebeach Care Home.   Established in... READ MORE >>



Wonderful Volunteering

Jasmine Davies volunteer throughout the school summer holidays at Coast Care Homes, St Leonards on Sea. She was an asset to the team.Throughout this years school summer holidays, we have had the pleasure of welcoming Jasmine Davies as a volunteer in a role of supporting the activities team.Jasmine has been a wonderful addition to the team, residents and staff shall miss her sunny smile and... READ MORE >>



August Bus Trips

Bus trips from Coast Care Homes, Specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, East SussexOur mini bus leaves each home two to three times every week. This month we had several exciting trips to the circus, Bewl Reservoir for a picnic, ten pin bowling, the aquarium and  a day trip to Knockhatch animal park.The usual regular trips to the pub, cafes,... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars 'Grease' Summer Party

Whitebriars enjoyed their annual Summer party in the garden. The theme was 'Grease', transforming the home back to the 1950's. Specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex.On Sunday 18th August Whitebriars held their annual Summer 'Grease' themed party in their garden.Residents decorated their home and garden with art works created in the previous weeks. The home looked like a throw back to the 1950's, with some residents and families... READ MORE >>



Whitebeach 'Seaside' Summer Party

Whitebeach Residential Care Home enjoy a wonderful afternoon at their 'Seaside' themed summer party. Specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexOn August 15th Whitebeach held their 'Seaside' themed Summer party.Residents spent time creating a fantastic decorated day centre in a 'seaside' theme. They had created memory boards with photos from their past holidays along with more recent time spent at Combe Haven... READ MORE >>



Letters from Sophia Emily

Volunteer Sophia Emily kindly sent letters to residents at Coast Care Homes to simply "brighten their day". What a wonderful thing to do.Young volunteer Sophia Emily contacted Coast Care to see if she could write letters to our residents to simply "Brighten their day".  What an amazing young lady she is. Our residents really loved receiving the messages in the post. We all appreciate... READ MORE >>



Cycling without Age come to Whitebriars

Cycling without Age visit Whitebriars Residential Care Home Bexhill on Sea to take our residents for a bike ride along the seafront.Cycling without Age is a voluntary social enterprise organisation that aim to offer recreational mobility to seniors in the form of volunteer-piloted trishaw rides.We at Coast Care Homes were very privileged to welcome the scheme to Whitebriars in Bexhill.Residents loved... READ MORE >>



More activities in July '19

Plenty of activities in July 2019 at Whitebeach Residential care home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex. Specialist dementia care. Residents and care home dog out for the day!The summery weather in July allowed us to spend plenty of time outside in our gardens, at our holiday home and out and about on bus trips.Our regular activity programme of baking, flower arranging, bingo and games, quizzes, art and crafts, music and movement, beauty... READ MORE >>



Special Birthdays

Whitecliff Residential Care Home, specialising in dementia care, celebrate a residents birthday.We always celebrate each residents birthday by trying to make every individual day special.The month of July was busy celebrating several 'special' birthdays.With the help of family members we celebrated a special 80th birthday at Whitecliff by have a reggae party. All... READ MORE >>



A visit to Kent and East Sussex Railway

Residents from Whitebriars residential care home, Bexhill on Sea enjoyed a visit to Kent and East Sussex steam railway in Bodiam SussexOn July 17th Whitebriars residents had a day trip to Kent and East Sussex railway in Bodiam, Sussex.A fantastic day was had by all.  Residents were able to travel on the vintage steam train and enjoy the wonderful surroundings and views.After the train ride and... READ MORE >>



Summer in the Garden

Residents at Whitebeach Residential Care home, specialising in dementia care, enjoy the garden in the summer.All three of our homes enjoy a garden.This July we have experienced wonderful sunny warm weather.We encourage residents to enjoy their garden by getting involved with the up keep of it, general maintenance, planting and vegetable growing.We have resident cats and dogs... READ MORE >>



Art and Crafts ready for our Summer Parties

Residents from Whitebriars have been working hard creating 'Grease' themed artworks for their summer party. Specialist dementia care in Bexhill on Sea East Sussex.We are all looking forward to our annual Summer parties at Whitebriars and Whitebeach planned for the 15th and 18th of August.Residents have been planning the themed parties and have been busy creating some incredible art work.Sarah from Creative Minds has been working... READ MORE >>



Various other June '19 Activities

Trip to the pub from Whitecliff Residential Care Home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex, Specialist dementia care.Busy, busy, busy. Our residents, respite and day care clients have once again had a busy month with a full activity programme running from each home.Lots of art activities have taken place, preparing for the up and coming home Summer parties.Games, puzzles, baking, clay... READ MORE >>



Las Vegas Night at Whitebeach

Las Vegas comes to Coast Care! Residents enjoyed an afternoon of fun with Ricky La Rue! Specialist Dementia Care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex.Friday June 21st Las Vegas was brought to Whitebeach!The star of the show was Ricky La Rue. The drag artist brought laughter, singing, dancing, games and plenty of fun to the cabaret style afternoon event. Residents from Whitebriars and Whitecliff came along to join... READ MORE >>



Alzheimers Society Cup Cake Day

National Alzheimers Society Cup Cake Day at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care. Bexhill on Sea, East SussexCoast Care Homes took part in the National Alzheimers Society Cup Cake Day on the 13th of June.The Coast Home Care team along with the Activity Co-ordinator from Whitebriars organised the afternoon.The event took place at Whitebriars in Bexhill on Sea. Some residents... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars Residents go Swimming

Residents from Whitebriars Residential Care Home in Bexhill on Sea Sussex, specialist dementia care go swimming.On the 12th June two of our Whitebriars residents who had requested that they would like to go swimming were taken to Combe Haven Holiday Park swimming pool, where we have a holiday home.Four members of staff took the two residents to enjoy this wonderful person centred... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars go on a Picnic

Whitebriars residents and day care clients from Bexhill enjoyed a picnic lunch at our holiday home at Combe Haven, St leonards on Sea, SussexOn June 5th residents and day care clients from Whitebriars went along to our holiday home at Combe Haven for a picnic.Family and friends were invited to come and join in the fun. Residents enjoyed their individually made picnic lunch bag, whilst listening to a live... READ MORE >>



Activity Programme June '19

The activity board at Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea SussexAll three of our homes have a full and comprehensive activity programme ensuring the best possible outcomes for each individual resident and day care client.Our activity co-ordinators Poppy and Nicole organise large group, small group and one to one activities and... READ MORE >>



Other May Activities

Residents enjoy trips to the sea front to get an ice cream, Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care St Leonards and Bexhill East SussexThe activities team were busy as usual during May. The regular activities of baking, art and crafts, life drawing, pampering sessions, reminiscing sessions and our bus trips out and about took place throughout the month. We were very fortunate this month to be able... READ MORE >>



Pimp My Zimmer

The winners in the 'Pimp My Zimmer' competition at Coast Care Homes, Whitebeach Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards, Hastings, Sussex.On 29th May we held a Coast Care Homes 'Pimp My Zimmer' competition. The event was held at Whitebeach in St Leonards. Residents from Whitecliff and Whitebriars came along to join in the fun filled afternoon. Prior to the day residents discussed how they wanted... READ MORE >>



Bexhill Spring Vintage Day

Residents from Whitebriars residential care home enjoy an afternoon at the Bexhill Spring Vintage Fair.Two residents from Whitebriars in Bexhill had an enjoyable afternoon at the Bexhill Vintage Spring Fair. The ladies enjoyed tea and cake on the lawns of the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill. We encourage small groups and one to one activities in the form of trips... READ MORE >>



Birthday Celebrations

A special 100th birthday celebration at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, specialising in dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, SussexWe always celebrate our residents birthdays. Each celebration is tailored for each individual resident.  Families have the option of getting involved in organising larger celebrations if they wish.Recently we have enjoyed some wonderful celebrations. Whitebriars... READ MORE >>



Whitebeach Village

The new village area at Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on SeaAt Whitebeach the amazing maintenance team have created a 'village'. This is an area where residents 'take a journey' to the dining room. As they enter in the lift area, there is interesting and stimulating art work to be enjoyed. Further on their journey they... READ MORE >>



Games Afternoon's

A game of chess enjoyed at Whitebriars Residential Care Home between a resident and the manager.All our residents enjoy our games afternoons. At all three homes in Bexhill and St Leonards, residents enjoy afternoons of organised games with each other and staff. Regular games that are enjoyed are Scrabble, Connect 4, Chess, and Ludo to name a few. Puzzles... READ MORE >>



Other April Activities

April activities at Coast Care Homes, Daycare, Residential Care and Respite care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea.April proved to be another busy month.The usual regular activities took place, flower arranging, baking, one to one activities including trips to the garden centre and supermarket, games and music making.This month we welcomed Littlish Allsorts who bring a wonderful... READ MORE >>



Chicks at Whitebriars

Hatching Chicks at Whitebriars Residential Care Home Specialist Dementia Care Bexhill on Sea Sussex.This month residents welcomed 'Living Eggs' to their home.The fertilised eggs were kept in an incubator while residents and daycare clients patiently awaited their arrival.Gradually one by one the little chicks hatched from their shells and moved to their larger... READ MORE >>





A trip to the park and a pub lunch

Residents from Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Coast Care Homes, enjoy a trip to the park. Bexhill on Sea East Sussex.On a bright sunny April morning we took our residents and day care clients to a local park.We all had a wonderful morning, playing on the swings and feeding the ducks and taking a stroll around the park.The fun filled morning was finished off by having lunch out in a... READ MORE >>



Pet Pals visit Coast Care

Residents at Whitebeach Residential Care home specialising in dementia care regularly welcome Pet Pals to their home. St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex.All thee of our homes have regular visits from 'Pet Pals'.Pet Pals bring with them a variety of animals, chickens, guinea pigs, tortoises, rabbits and rats. Our residents really enjoy being able to spend time with them, petting them and enjoying their company.Our... READ MORE >>




Art Work in March

Artwork produced by the residents of Coast Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexAll three homes run a comprehensive activity programme.Our residents really enjoy taking part in creative artwork activities.We welcome Sarah from Creative minds into all of our homes regularly. She works with our activity co-ordinators coming up with ideas that they... READ MORE >>






Unseasonal February Sunshine

Residents at Coast Care Homes in Sussex enjoy the unseasonal February sunshine. specialist dementia care.What an amazingly warm month of February we had this year!Residents really did benefit from being able to sit in the warm sunshine in the gardens, on the decking or on the seafront enjoying an ice cream!Although throughout the winter the bus trips are taken regularly... READ MORE >>





Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrated at Whitebriars Residential Care Home Bexhill on Sea East Sussex.This Chinese New Year, year of the Pig, was celebrated in style at Whitebriars in Bexhill on Sea. Residents really enjoyed a Chinese takeaway meal after a day of decorating their home with Chinese lanterns and dragons.Art projects within the home were themed for the... READ MORE >>



Examples of January Activities

Various activities enjoyed by residents and daycare clients at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex.No January 'blues' at Coast Care. The busy activity schedule continued at all three homes.Residents and day care clients enjoyed weekly flower arranging, games and puzzle afternoons, pampering and beauty days, exercise classes and regular bus trips out to tea rooms... READ MORE >>



Littlish Allsorts Intergenerational Relationships

Littlish Allsorts visit Coast Care Homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea, Sussex.Residents continue to enjoy our visits from Littlish Allsorts at all three homes.Lisa brings with her pre-school aged children for a morning of fun, games, singing and dancing.Our residents, day care clients and staff all look forward to the visits from the younger... READ MORE >>



Coast Care Homes Arts and Crafts in January

Arts and crafts in January at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea East SussexOur on-going activity programme includes plenty of arts and crafts. Residents and day care clients really enjoy creating their works of art for displaying around their home. We have art gallery at Whitebeach where many pieces of work can be seen.Creative Minds... READ MORE >>



Baking Day at Coast Care Homes

Baking Days at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Hastings, East Sussex.
Whitecliff residents enjoying baking.All three of our homes run weekly baking sessions as part of our activity programme.At Coast Care Homes we offer regular snacks throughout the day every day. We believe this encourages residents to eat little and often, it helps regulate blood sugar levels and maintain... READ MORE >>