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Various August Activities - part 2

An Ice cream is enjoyed on a sunny hot day for a resident at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill, SussexOur activities team continue to work really hard creating a varied, fun and stimulating environment for our residents.Although we work to a well thought out programme of activities, this is a flexible programme that can easily be changed or moved around to fit with the... READ MORE >>



Various August Activities - part 1

Being Creative making a wall mural at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill on Sea, East SussexOur activities team continue to work really hard creating a varied, fun and stimulating environment for our residents.Although we work to a well thought out programme of activities, this is a flexible programme that can easily be changed or moved around to fit with the... READ MORE >>



Hanging basket competitions and fun in the gardens

Winning hanging basket in the Coast Care Homes Hanging basket competition 2020.For the last few years we have run a 'Hanging Basket Competition' between the homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff, Whitebeach and the Bexhill Care Centre.  The maintenance team took the challenge very seriously, tending their hanging baskets with love and... READ MORE >>



Our Wonderful Kitchen Teams

Lemon sponge pudding created by the the kitchen teams at Coast Care. Whitebriars and Bexhill Care Centre, Bexhill and Whitecliff, Whitebeach in St Leonards, Hastings, Sussex.Across all of our homes we have passionate, enthusiastic and creative kitchen teams.The homes work to a well balanced menu but also the kitchen teams are encouraged to be creative and to liase  with the residents and the care teams to find out what are particular... READ MORE >>



FA Cup Final

Residents prepare to watch the FA Cup Final Saturday 1st August at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, St Leonards, Hastings SussexThis year the FA Cup Final was held on August 1st between Arsenal and Chelsea.Residents spent the morning making banners for the teams and decorating the quiet lounge at Whitebeach.Then for those who were interested we converted the quiet lounge into a 'football... READ MORE >>



Various other activities in July

Listening to his favourite music at Whitebriars residential care home, specialist dementia care in Bexhill, SussexWe were lucky enough to once again enjoy some lovely sunny weather during July.  This enabled our residents to get outside and enjoy the gardens as well as gradually introducing outings slightly further afield on the minibus.In our gardens we enjoyed eating... READ MORE >>



Busy Creating

Residents enjoy art work at Whitebriars, specialists in dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex.Residents at all of the homes have been busy creating during July. Whether it is with knitting, jewellery making, baking, flower arranging or general arts and crafts, they have all been keeping busy.Their home is decorated with their wonderful works from the wall mural... READ MORE >>



National Chocolate Day

National Chocolate Day has been enjoyed by residents at Whitebriars,Whitecliff, and Whitebeach, specialist dementia care, Bexhill and Hastings Sussex. Tasting and quiz fun.July 7th celebrates 'National Chocolate Day'.Our residents (and staff) enjoyed a day of chocolate tasting and reminiscing about our favourite chocolates of over the years and what those chocolate memories mean to us.We enjoyed quizzes today with the theme of 'chocolate... READ MORE >>



One World, Many Nations

'One World, Many Nations' Themed Wall Mural at  Whitebeach and Whitecliff Residential Care Homes, Specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexAll of the homes have a wall mural that the residents with the support from the activities team and Sarah from Creative Minds, decorate with a new  themed piece of art work, at least four times a year.Throughout lockdown, when we have been so restricted with... READ MORE >>



Harvesting the Crop

Vegetable harvest at Whitebeach residential care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex.Dom's Food Mission very kindly donated some carrot seedlings to Whitecliff and Whitebeach in St Leonards.Residents really enjoyed planting carrots earlier in the year, tending to them and now harvesting them! Great excitement was had preparing and eating them for... READ MORE >>



Easing back into the community

KFC lunch over looking the sea after lockdown eases. Whitebeach Resdiential Care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards Hastings SussexAfter four months of isolating during lockdown residents have warmly welcomed slowing getting back into the community.Danny our bus driver who has remained a valuable member of the Coast Care team during lockdown within the homes, was able to get back behind the wheel... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 22nd June

Visiting dogs are loved by our residents at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes.Once again the week has seen a... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 15th June

Happy Fathers Day in Lockdown at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes.This week staff and residents... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 9th June

Birthday celebrations at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, specialist dementia care.For a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes.This week the Coast Care teams... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 1st June

An ice cream van went between the Coast Care Homes to treat both staff and residents, Whitebriars, Whitecliff, Whitebeach and Bexhill Care Centre, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, East SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes. This week a lot of time was... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 25th May

Dessert being served at Bexhill Care Centre Bexhill on Sea, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes.The weather has continued to be... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 18th May

Birthday queen at Whitecliff Residential Care Home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every week with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes. We were again lucky to enjoy... READ MORE >>



Week beginning 11th May

One to one time with residents at Whitebeach residential care home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every few days with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes. This week as usual the... READ MORE >>



Weekend of 9th May 2020

Residents at Whitebeach enjoy gardening in the sunshine, Specialist dementia care, St Leonards, Hastings, SussexFor a limited period we have decided to temporarily cease to update facebook/instagram daily, instead we will be updating the website every few days with what has been going on in our day to day lives throughout isolation at Coast Care Homes. The weekend of 9th May... READ MORE >>



Isolation, Gratitude and Thanks

Coast Care Home's owner Kevin makes bacon/sausage sandwiches for all the staff during the Covid19 crisis.Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, SussexWe have maintained daily life as normal as possible within all of the homes. Keeping our residents safe and well has been our priority.Some of the organised activities have included making colourful rainbows to display in the windows and a large wall mural at Whitebeach... READ MORE >>



More Activities in April

Music therapy at Whitebriars Residential care home, Bexhill on Sea, SussexAs well as spending large parts of April in our gardens, many activities were organised for inside.Because of 'lockdown' we were unable to go on our twice weekly bus trips, and have visits from our loved ones, so keeping busy and fulfilled was a priority.We continue to... READ MORE >>



April Sunshine

Residents enjoy the sunshine in the garden at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.April turned into the sunniest April for many years. Because our residents have been isolating throughout the month and unable to take the many regular bus trips out and about, as well as not being able to see family and friends, it has been wonderful that we have... READ MORE >>



Easter at Coast Care

Easter Egg cakes made by residents at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, Specialist dementia care, St Leonards, SussexCoast Care residents enjoyed the lead up to the Easter celebrations as well as the Easter weekend it self.Residents made Spring decorations to decorate their home and baked delicious cakes with chocolate and mini eggs to enjoy with afternoon tea.A fun Easter weekend was... READ MORE >>



The Bexhill Care Centre

Coast Care has been commissioned by the East Sussex Social Services to support the NHS during the Coronavirus outbreak by opening and operating the Bexhill Care Centre, Bexhill East Sussex.Coast Care are proud to announce the opening of the Bexhill Care Centre nursing facility.  We have been commissioned by East Sussex Social Services to open and operate this 43 bed hospital step down unit, to assist them during the current crisis.Over the past two... READ MORE >>



Various March Activities and Keeping in Touch

Birthday celebrations at Whitebriars Residential care home, Bexhill on Sea, SussexDuring March we all experienced the beginning of the Coronavirus 'lockdown'. Although we could no longer welcome families, friends, mini bus trips out and visiting entertainment, we still managed to have a fun packed programme of activities.The activities team... READ MORE >>



Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday celebrated at Coast Care Homes in isolation March 2020. Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex. Specialist dementia care.We made sure for all our 'Mum's' in the homes were able to enjoy a special Mothering Sunday, even in isolation.Cards and gifts were delivered and given to the much loved Mum's in the morning.A special afternoon tea was served and enjoyed by all.... READ MORE >>



Arts and Crafts

Residents at Whitebriars residential care home, specialising in dementia care, keeping busy by enjoying arts and crafts, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex.Arts and crafts activities are always popular across all of our homes.  We are very fortunate to have 'Drawing Life' visit the homes regularly. They are a charitable organisation, specialising in working with people with dementia in the care setting. They bring... READ MORE >>



Employee Achievements

Staff are rewarded at our quarterly full staff meeting at Whitebeach residential care home, St Leonards, Hastings, SussexWe hold full staff meetings quarterly at each home.Included in these meetings we recognise our employee's achievements.This quarter the 'employee of the quarter' is Larissa.Special recognition awards went to the whole of the night team and to Philip and Chris.Alex, a... READ MORE >>



Welcome 'Gwen'

We welcome puppy 'Gwen' to the Coast Care Family, Whitecliff residential care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex.Our residents and day care clients love to have the therapeutic company of dogs that are regularly at the homes.We have dogs that live at the homes, they come with their owner (accepted with the agreement of our management). We have dogs that are with us daily with their... READ MORE >>



Out and about (before lockdown)

Out and about before Lockdown, Coast Care Homes Residents enjoy a trip to a cafe. Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea.Before we self imposed a lockdown for our residents, we managed a few trips on the mini bus to the pub, park, supermarket, cafe's and the local 'Posh Club'.We decided to stop the bus trips in the second week of March. Soon after we decided for the safety of our residents... READ MORE >>



Various other February Activities

At  Whitecliff Residential Care Home, Specialist Dementia Care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex residents enjoy helping out with the chores.There is always something to be enjoyed in the packed activity programme at Coast Care Homes.Every month we have regular activities that are booked, Life Drawing, Creative Minds, GFitness, and various live music entertainment.All other activities are organised by our... READ MORE >>



Creative Minds

Fabulous creative work at Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexWe are privileged to regularly welcome Sarah from Creative Minds to all three homes.Sarah supports our activities team by running sessions totally dedicated to 'creating' by using various art mediums.  Before each session Sarah discusses with the activity... READ MORE >>



Pet Pals visit Whitebriars

Residents at Whitebriars residential care home in Bexhill on Sea enjoy a visit from Pet Pals.Residents at Whitebriars were thrilled to have a visit from Pet Pals.Although our residents have plenty of opportunity to join our bus trips to visit local farms, it is always a treat to have the small animals brought into their home.Residents and day care clients were... READ MORE >>



Keeping fit and strong

Residents from Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, specialising in dementia care in St Leonards, Hastings, Sussex, enjoy regular visits from Ashley from Gfitness.Ashley from Gfitness visits Whitecliff and Whitebeach regularly.  This is a new activity which we have recently introduced to our residents and day care clients.Although our activity team run exercise classes in house, we have found Ashleys contribution to be... READ MORE >>



Love is in the air

Valentines day at Coast Care Homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes, specialising in dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, Sussex.Each home celebrated Valentines day in their own way.We welcomed Sarah from Creative Minds to Whitebriars. Residents and day care clients enjoyed using chalks to make pictures of hearts which were then hung like bunting across the lounge area.Whitecliff discussed what... READ MORE >>



Welcome baby Pearl

Welcome the the world baby Pearl Poore, daughter of our manager Bill and admin assistant Beth. Coast Care Home and Coast Home Care, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, SussexThe manager of Home Care and Whitebriars Care Home Bill and his partner Beth who works in admin at Whitecliff, proudly introduced their four day old daughter Pearl Elsie Poore to her Coast Care family.Clients and staff all loved meeting Pearl. Meeting her prompted much... READ MORE >>



Various January Activities

Pamper afternoon at Whitecliff Residential Care Home, Specialist Dementia Care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexJanuary proved to be a busy month with a packed activity programme across all three homes.Residents and day care clients were able to enjoy all the regular activities that take place including life drawing from 'drawing life', art activities supported by Sarah from... READ MORE >>



Whitecliff and Whitebeach go back to the 1960's

Items from the 1960's on display at Whitecliff and Whitebeach residential care homes, specialist dementia care, St Leonards, Hastings, SussexWe turned both Whitecliff and Whitebeach into a museum of 1960's memorabilia for the day.Residents and staff loved looking, feeling and even trying on the clothes from yesteryear.There were so many items to reminisce and discuss including a record player, radio, cocktail... READ MORE >>



Indoor Gardening at Whitebriars

Residents at Whitebriars Residential Care Home specialising in dementia care enjoy indoor gardening activities. Bexhill on Sea, East SussexIn January we can miss getting into the garden, so at Whitebriars we brought the garden to the residents.Quite a few residents have 'green fingers', so after some discussion they decided this activity was the one for them.One of our residents was taken on a one to one... READ MORE >>



Out and About

Happy residents enjoy a trip on the bus to the pub for lunch. Whitebriars residential care home, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex.Dull January?.... Not at Coast Care.Whatever the weather our bus still takes our residents and daycare clients out from each home two to three times every week.  In total that's been over 4000 bus trips over the past seven years!This month we have had simple trips... READ MORE >>



Knit and Natter Club

The new Knit and Natter club created at Coast Care Homes are making mittens for the injured animals effected by the fires in Australia. St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.After hearing and discussing with the residents the awful tragedy of the wild fires in Australia, we all decided we would like to help in some way.Poppy the activity co-ordinator helped the residents hone in on their past skills of knitting.  Patterns to make... READ MORE >>



Various December Activities

New Years Resolutions at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexDecember as you would expect was exceptionally busy with Christmas preparations and celebrations.Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach ran full activity programmes of which most related in someway to Christmas and New Year.Residents, respite and day care clients, as... READ MORE >>



Christmas Day

Christmas Day at Coast Care Homes. Whitebriars Residential Care Home, enjoy Christmas Day  Bexhill on Sea, East SussexChristmas Day Coast Care Homes is a lovely 'family' day.The Coast Care family welcomes families and friends to pop in or join their friend or relative for a delicious Christmas lunch.Residents helped decorate the dining tables by making festive table mats and helping to... READ MORE >>



Christmas Parties

Whitebeach Residential Care Home Christmas Party, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexAll three homes held their own Christmas parties for the residents, day care, respite care and home care clients. Families and friends were welcomed to each occasion.Each home held a raffle which this year was raising monies for @drawinglife, a voluntary organisation... READ MORE >>



Pantomime Fun

Residents visit the Whiterock Theatre in Hastings from Whitebriars Care Home in Bexhill.A touring pantomime group came to all three homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach in Bexhill and St Leonards, Hastings.Residents, and daycare clients really enjoyed the afternoon of traditional Christmas fun entertainment. Lots of audience participation, dancing... READ MORE >>



Staff Christmas Party

Coast Care Group staff Christmas Party. Bexhill on Sea, East SussexAll staff from across the Coast Care Group, the care homes and the Home Care division, are invited to the annual Christmas party.This year it was held at West Station, in Bexhill.It is a great opportunity for all the staff to be together and let their 'hair down'. A... READ MORE >>



Tour of the Christmas lights

Tour of the Christmas lights for the residents of Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexResidents were delighted to enjoy a tour of the Westfield Christmas lights.Everyone wrapped up warm before the early evening trip.  Firstly we took a visit to a local cafe for a cup of tea, cake and for some a pint of beer before the excursion.This trip was repeated... READ MORE >>



Employee Achievements

Awards for the staff team at Whitecliff Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.As the year comes to a close we celebrate the achievements of our staff.  Throughout the year we celebrate 'employee of the quarter' where the member of staff that is chosen by the management team, they receive a bonus in their pay packet and a bouquet of... READ MORE >>



Christmas Preparations

Residents at Whitecliff Residential Care Home, Specialist Dementia Care are getting ready for Christmas. St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexResidents and day care clients were busy decorating their homes with lots of Christmas cheer.Sarah from @creativeminds supported our activity team in creating festive wall murals in every home. At Whitebriars they also created two fantastic nut crackers that can be found... READ MORE >>



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 >>