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More December Activities

Coast Care Homes Activities, December 2018December was a busy month especially with all the planned Christmas festivities.Throughout  the month we continued to take the bus on regularly  visits to various places of interest.Residents and day care clients always enjoy the quizzes, reminiscing, puzzles,... READ MORE >>



Christmas Day

Christmas day at Coast Care Homes, Specialist dementia care in Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea East SussexChristmas day in all three of our homes was an exciting and happy day. We welcomed relatives who came to join us for their Christmas meal and to enjoy the festivities.All residents enjoyed receiving their gifts from Coast Care. Each gift was individually chosen... READ MORE >>



Christmas Parties and More

Christmas parties at coast care homes. Specialist dementia care at Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach residential care homes, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonard on Sea Sussex.All three homes enjoyed their own Christmas parties, where residents, staff, families and friends enjoyed getting into the Christmas spirit.Each individual home organised their party to suit their residents needs and likes. Live music entertainment was enjoyed, visits... READ MORE >>



Introducing Intergenerational Relationships

Intergenerations project has been introduced at Coast Care Homes. Specialist dementia care at Whitebeach and Whitecliff residential care homes in St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex.For sometime we have been organising an exciting partnership between Coast Care and Littlish Allsorts.The infant children from 'Littlish Allsorts' are all of pre-school age. They are going to be  regularly visiting  Whitecliff and Whitebeach in St Leonards.This... READ MORE >>



Christmas is on its way

Residents and staff at Coast Care Homes are looking forward to Christmas. Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes. Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea Sussex.As the build up to the Christmas season begins, we decorated our homes as our residents may of chosen to decorate theirs in the past.Residents helped to put up the traditional decs at the beginning of the month so they could be enjoyed throughout the season.The art and... READ MORE >>



Special Advent Calendar

Staff at Coast Care Homes make a special advent calendar for their residents. Each day starts with the excitement of opening the box window.Staff at Whitebeach in St Leonards got into the Christmas spirit early by creating a personalised advent calendar for our residents.Each resident had their picture taken and a small gift inside the box with their photo on it. The Christmas Elf could be seen in all the... READ MORE >>



Other November Activities

Activities enjoyed by our residents at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care in Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea East Sussex.November was another busy month.Art and creative activities were based on the up and coming Christmas festivities.Residents enjoyed regular baking sessions. They enjoy the preparing, baking and then eating their own creations.Our holiday home at Coombe Haven was enjoyed... READ MORE >>



Creative Minds Christmas Work

Wonderful artwork created at Coast Care Homes Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea with the help of Creative Minds.Sarah from Creative Minds visits all three of our homes regularly. Her visits to each home twice a month are very much looked forward to by our residents and staff.The art work that she co-ordinates is wonderful. Christmas of course is no exception. At Whitebeach a... READ MORE >>



Italian Pizza making at Whitebriars

Pizza making at Whitebriars residential care home Bexhill on Sea Sussex. Coast Care Homes, Specialist dementia care.Residents and day care clients at Whitebriars enjoyed an afternoon of pizza making.The dough was kneaded whilst enjoying listening to the sounds of Dean Martin 'That's Amore'.Various toppings were on offer to choose. Excitement built while the pizzas were put in the oven... READ MORE >>



The Party Wizard

The party wizard visits Whitebeach for an afternoon of magic. Coast Care Homes, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex.We welcomed magician Laurie Temple 'The party wizard' to Whitebeach.Residents from Whitecliff and Whitebriars joined our Whitebeach residents and day care clients for an afternoon of magical fun, with lots of interaction.Laurie entertained everyone with wonderful magic... READ MORE >>



Bonfire Night

Bonfire night at Whitebeach residential care home, specialist dementia care. Coast care homes.We held our main November 5th, Bonfire celebrations at Whitebeach. Whitebeach has the largest garden making it perfect for a bonfire and fireworks. Residents from Whitecliff came to join in the fun.Residents enjoyed live entertainment before and after the main event of a... READ MORE >>



New sensory corridor at Whitebeach

Our new sensory area at Whitebeach residential care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings SussexOur wonderful maintenance team have been busy creating a new sensory corridor at Whitebeach.Many of our residents like to wander around their home. We aim to make all of the areas an interesting place to explore and spend time.Residents and day care clients have really... READ MORE >>



More October Activities

October activities at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care, Whitebriars, Whitecliff, Whitebeach residential care homes, Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea East SussexOnce a gain we had a busy month at Coast Care. We held big events, Halloween, Armed Forces day, we welcomed 'Animal Magic' and 'Feathers and Fans' and we celebrated several special birthday.Along with these special events as always we enjoyed our regular activities,... READ MORE >>



Halloween at Coast Care

Coast Care Homes celebrate Halloween. Specialist Dementia Care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea East SussexWhitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach all celebrated Halloween in their different ways.


All three homes enjoyed carving pumpkins which were lit up to enjoy in their homes.Arts and crafts sessions were spent making paper mache bats and black cats which our resident... READ MORE >>



Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day at Coast Care Homes, Specialist Dementia Care, at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, SussexOn October 26th we celebrated our own Armed Forces Day. The event was held at Whitebeach with residents from Whitebriars and Whitecliff coming to join in the fun too.Our celebrations coincided with the up and coming centenary marking the end of WW1.We decorated the day... READ MORE >>



Animal Magic visit Whitebriars

Animal magic visit Whitebriars Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea SussexWe were lucky enough to have another visit from 'Animal Magic'. Our residents, day care clients and staff welcomed the animals into their home.There were a wide variety including a miniature Pony!... READ MORE >>



Preparing for our Armed Forces Day

Lots of preparation for our very own Armed Forces Day at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, Specialist Dementia Care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings SussexOur residents have been spending lots of time preparing for our planned celebrations of our own 'Armed Forces Day' organised for later in the month.Sarah from Creative Minds has been using this theme for her work with our residents and day care clients.  We have... READ MORE >>



Our Art Gallery at Whitebeach

Whitebeach, specialist dementia care home in St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, Sussex have created a wonderful new art gallery.We have decided to create an art gallery at our Whitebeach home.We have some really talented artists at Coast Care who enjoy the art sessions that are regularly organised.  Planned sessions with Poppy our Activities Co Ordinator, with Sarah from Creative Minds or... READ MORE >>



More September Activities

Various fun activities are enjoyed through the month of September at Coast Care homes.September was another month of many activities enjoyed by our residents and day care clients.We enjoyed one to one activities, small group activities and much larger group activities.Games, puzzles, quizzes, regular trips out on the bus, baking, arts and crafts, life... READ MORE >>



Sweet Treats at Whitebriars

Terry at Whitebriars creates wonderful, colourful desserts. Dementia Care Bexhill on Sea East Sussex.All of our chefs create wonderful freshly homemade food from locally sourced produce.Terry at Whitebriars really enjoys creating lovely colourful sweet treats.All of our residents at Whitebriars look forward to one of his creative desserts.... READ MORE >>



Baking at Coast Care

Residents and day care clients at Coast Care Homes enjoy the regular activity of home baking. Specialist dementia care, Bexhill on Sea and St Leonards on Sea East Sussex.All three of our homes enjoy the activity of baking.With the support from our activity team, carers and the kitchen staff residents and day care clients regularly help to prepare for lunches, suppers or snacks.Probably one of the most favourite baking activity is the... READ MORE >>



Autumn Display at Whitebeach

Autumnal display in the day centre at Whitebeach Residential Care Home, specialist dementia care. St Leonards on Sea, Hastings Sussex.Our day centre at Whitebeach always displays wonderful work created by our residents and our day centre clients.This Autumn is no exception. Poppy along with Sarah from Creative Minds have organised a fantastic Autumnal display, with a harvest theme. Scarecrows,... READ MORE >>



Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance Walk

Coast Home Care and residents and staff from Whitebriars Residential Care Home in Bexhill, join the Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance on a fundraising walk.Residents and staff from Whitebriars along with staff from our Home Care department joined the Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance on a walk along Bexhill seafront.It was a glorious sunny Sunday morning. It was a pleasure and honour to support such a good cause.... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars visit Drusillas Park

Residents from Whitebriars Residential Care Home Bexhill on Sea visit Drusillas Zoo park Alfriston.Our bus takes out our residents out two to three times a week from each home. On September 3rd residents from Whitebriars and Whitecliff had a bus trip to Drusillas zoo park in Alfriston near Eastbourne.Residents enjoyed seeing all the animals at the interactive... READ MORE >>



Life Drawing

Drawing life come to Coast Care Homes on a voluntary basis to do life drawing with our residents. St Leonards on Sea Hastings SussexWe have been so privileged to of welcomed Drawling Life into our homes. Drawing life work with people with dementia. Judy Parkinson, the project director has a special interest in art and the memory. The project is linked to Jerwood Gallery in Hastings.Over the passed... READ MORE >>



More August Activities

Whitebriars Residential Care Home welcome small animals to their home, specialist dementia care Bexhill on Sea East SussexAugust was a busy month at all three of our homes.Art and crafts activities were structured around the Country and Western party at Whitecliff, the Teddy Bears Picnic and our first Messy Fun Day.  Sarah from Creative minds who regularly works with our residents and... READ MORE >>



Messy Fun Day - Mixing the generations

Messy fun day - mixing the generations, a fun day at Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea Hastings East Sussex. Coast Care Homes.The sun continued to shine for our 'Messy Fun Day' - mixing the generations, which we held on Tuesday 21st August at Whitebeach.This was a free community event where we welcomed children with their carers to come along and enjoy a day of fun and messy activities.We had a... READ MORE >>



Country and Western Party at Whitecliff

Whitecliff Residential Care Home, Coast Care Homes Country and Western Summer party. Specialist Dementia care St Leonards on Sea Hastings SussexThe annual summer party at Whitecliff this year had a Country and Western Theme.Our residents spent the previous weeks leading up to the party creating plenty of wonderful decorations to their home. Whitecliff welcomed friends, family and staff members of the Whitecliff... READ MORE >>



Teddy Bears Picnic

Wonderful fun at the Teddy Bears Picnic at Whitecliff Residential Care Home Specialist Dementia Care St Leonards on Sea Hastings SussexA wonderful afternoon was had a Whitecliff where we held a Teddy Bears picnic.Children from the community came for an afternoon of games, activities and a picnic tea which they enjoyed with our residents.The interaction between our residents and the young visitors was a... READ MORE >>



St Michaels Hospice Kapow Superhero Challenge

Staff from Coast Care Homes and Home Care take part in the St Michaels Hospice Kapow Superhero Challenge St Leonards on Sea Hastings East SussexOn 12th August some of our brave staff from Coast Care Homes and Coast Home Care took part in the St Michaels 'Kapow' Superhero challenge. The 5K course was held in Alexandra park in Hastings on this warm sunny Sunday afternoon. All staff completed the course at their... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars CQC inspection

Whitebriars Residential Care Home CQC report achieved Good in all five categories. Bexhill on Sea East SussexIn July we had the CQC inspectors visit our Whitebriars care home.We are very proud of Bill and the team at Whitebriars for achieving a 'Good' in all five categories. Whitebriars also had many positive comments made in the full report.We work hard in our 'Coast Care... READ MORE >>



More July Activities

Arts and crafts at Coast Care in the month of July concentrated on our Country and Western themed summer party in August. Specialist dementia care Whitebeach residential care home Hastings SussexThe warm and sunny month of July was as busy as ever.Our residents were able to enjoy the hot summer by spending a lot of time in our maintained gardens. Some meals were served 'Al Fresco', including some breakfasts and bbq's.Residents were able to enjoy time at Combe... READ MORE >>



England to win the World Cup?

Is football coming home? World cup hopes at Coast care homes, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings SussexAlong with the rest of the world, Coast Care Homes were behind the England football team in their pursuit of winning the World cup in Russia.All three homes gave residents the opportunity to watch the games while they enjoyed snacks and a beer!... READ MORE >>



Whitebriars vegetable garden

Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Specialist dementia care in Bexhill on Sea East Sussex, enjoy their vegetable garden.At Whitebriars, residents have been enjoying their vegetable patch.With all the wonderful sunny weather we have had, we are harvesting plenty of crops!Some of our residents are very keen on gardening, we encourage them to continue their hobby in their home.... READ MORE >>




Whitebriars Summer Hawaiian Party

Hawaiian summer party fun at Whitebriars Residential Care Home, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex. Specialist dementia care. Coast Care Homes.Whitebriars held their Summer Hawaiian party on Saturday 21st July.We were lucky to have the pleasure of another wonderful sunny day so we could enjoy being in the garden for the whole afternoon.Residents and staff wore colourful Hawaiian clothes to get into the spirit... READ MORE >>



June Activities

Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea Hastings Sussex enjoying a al fresco lunch at our holiday home at Combe Haven Holiday Park.Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach all had a very busy month.Whitebeach main focus in their arts and crafts was their Hawaiian summer party.Whitebriars enjoyed a visit from a magician as well as a cake decorating demonstration and participation afternoon.All three... READ MORE >>



Hawaiian Party Fun

Whitebeach Residential Care Home specialising in Dementia held their summer Hawaiian party which  was enjoyed by residents, staff, families and friends. St Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East SussexWhitebeach held their annual summer party with a Hawaiian theme.In the weeks leading up to the party residents decorated their home turning it into a tropical paradise. Residents also baked cakes for everyone to enjoy on the day.Everyone who attended were encouraged to... READ MORE >>



Party Preparations

Residents at Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea Hastings Sussex prepare for their Summer Hawaiian Party.Residents spent lots of time this month busy with arts and crafts to decorate their home ready for the Hawaiian theme summer party to be held 30th June.The colourful surf board beach wall display, flying parrots, pineapples, flip flop sandals, colourful paper flowers,... READ MORE >>



Magic Show

Residents from Whitebriars and Whitecliff residential care homes, specialist dementia care enjoy an afternoon of magic. Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea East Sussex.Residents at Whitebriars enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of magic. Some residents from Whitecliff joined the Whitebriars residents for the fun activity entertainment.Lots of audience participation took place from residents and staff.The amazing magic show had a traditional... READ MORE >>



Activities in May

Residents at Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards On Sea Hastings Sussex enjoy the May sunshine in the gardenWith exceptionally good weather this May we were able to enjoy a lot of our activities outside. 


At all of the homes residents enjoyed playing badminton, swing ball and table tennis outside in the garden. Some residents just enjoyed sitting quietly relaxing in... READ MORE >>



Hastings Bus Rally

Residents from Whitebeach Residential Care Home Specialist dementia care Hastings Sussex visit the Vintage Bus Rally.A wonderful afternoon was had for three of our male residents at the Hastings Bus and Vintage Car show.The three gents who have an interest in vintage buses were taken by two carers to the local show. It was a beautiful sunny afternoon, everyone had a great time... READ MORE >>



The Royal Wedding Celebrations

Residents enjoy the Royal Wedding making arts and crafts on the lead up to the big day. Coast Care Homes, Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea Hastings SussexAll three of our homes thoroughly enjoyed the Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan.In the week leading up to the wedding we themed our arts and crafts around the Royal Wedding. On the day there was an air of anticipation as the excited built up. Residents watched... READ MORE >>



Residents give Sadie a baby shower

Residents at Whitecliff Residential Care Home St Leonards Hastings gave a staff member a baby shower to remember, specialist dementia care.Residents and staff gave our new 'mum to be' a wonderful blue themed surprise baby shower.Residents enjoyed an afternoon of gift giving and tea and cake.We all wish Sadie all the best and very much look forward to meeting baby Finley.... READ MORE >>



Some of April Activities

Residents from Whitebriars residential care home enjoy the April sunshine by having an ice cream on the sea front Bexhill on Sea SussexIn April we saw record temperatures soaring to 27 degrees. Our residents took advantage of the unseasonably hot weather.We had tea parties in the gardens, ice creams were enjoyed on the sea front. Various bus trips were taken where residents were able to enjoy tea and... READ MORE >>



Our chicks

Residents at Whitebeach Residential Care Home enjoy watching chicks hatch. Specialist dementia care in St Leonards Hastings SussexThis month all three of our homes welcomed 'Living Eggs'. Fertilised eggs are brought to the home and kept in an incubator. Within a couple of days the eggs started to hatch. Residents, staff, friends and family were all so excited to see the new life being born.We... READ MORE >>



Our busy maintenance team...

Radiogram for our residents at Whitebeach residential Care Home Specialist dementia care St Leonards on Sea Hastings SussexOur wonderful maintenance team continue to work very hard looking after our three homes.As well as maintaining the buildings the team work hard on new exciting projects. They have recently completed new staff rooms at all three homes. Whitecliff have a new office... READ MORE >>



Our new holiday home!

Coast Care Homes Hastings and Bexhill on Sea East Sussex Holiday home at Combe Haven Holiday Park.We are thrilled and excited to announce the purchase of our Coast Care Holiday Home!To expand on our comprehensive activity programme and bus trip outings we are now the proud owners of a fully disabled access holiday home at Combe Haven holiday park in Hastings.The van... READ MORE >>



March Activity Fun

Art activities at Whitebeach Residential Care Home Hastings Sussex.March was a busy month in all of our homes.We celebrated St Patricks Day, enjoyed a fund raising sponsored walk, had an a much loved visit from 'Animal Magic, pimped up our zimmers and of course we focused on Easter celebrations including an Easter egg hunt.A lot of the... READ MORE >>



Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt fun at Whitebeach Residential Care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings East Sussex.At Whitecliff and Whitebeach we held an Easter Egg hunt.Residents were in small groups of two or three and with a member of staff they went through the list of clues that were written by Poppy our activities co-ordinator, to search the homes and gardens for the chocolate... READ MORE >>



Sponsored Walk in St Leonards

Residents, staff, friends and families enjoy a sponsored walk to raise money at Coast Care Homes, Whitecliff and Whitebeach Residential Care Homes St Leonard on Sea Hastings SussexWe arranged a fund raising event of a sponsored walk for our residents, staff, families and friends on Sunday 25th March.The £200 raised is going towards an exciting visit from 'Living Eggs'. We look forward to their visit in April when they will leave an incubator... READ MORE >>



Happy St Patricks Day

Residents at Coast Care Homes, Whitebriars Residential Care Home Bexhill on Sea East Sussex Specialising in Demential Care enjoy St Patricks Day.Residents at Whitebriars in Bexhill on Sea celebrated St Patricks day this year by using the Irish celebratory theme in their arts and crafts.


Sarah from Creative Minds conducted a St Patricks Day theme bunting making. Activity Co-Ordinator Decena also... READ MORE >>



Pimp My Zimmer

Pimp My Zimmer a fun activity at Whitebeach Residential care home, specialist dementia care, St Leonards on Sea Hastings East SussexResidents at Whitebeach in St Leonards on Sea spent a fun morning 'pimping their zimmers'.We were all bored with the dull stainless steel zimmers, so why not personalise them!?Using flowers, materials, stickers, feathers and lots of ribbons residents together with a... READ MORE >>



Animal Magic visit Whitebriars

Animal Magic visit Whitebriars Residential Care Home Bexhill on Sea. Coast Care Homes specialist dementia care.Whitebriars had a very exciting visit from 'Animal Magic'.A variety of animals including a Shetland pony, Pomeranian dog, African pygamy hedgegog, parrot, owl, meerkat, wallaby and chinchilla spent the afternoon with our residents.Everyone had a wonderful and enjoyable... READ MORE >>



Valentine Celebrations

Valentines day preparations at Coast Care Homes, specialist dementia care at Whitebeach Residential care home, St Leonards on Sea, Hastings SussexWe celebrated Valentines day in style this year. Our Christmas parties had to be postponed due to residents suffering from colds and flu, so we decided to have a really good celebration for Valentines day.Residents and day care clients were very creative with arts... READ MORE >>



Fun filled January

Trips on the bus to the garden centre. Specialist dementia care Coast Care homes Bexhill Hill on Sea East SussexNo such thing as a dull January at Coast Care Homes.Our comprehensive activity programme thrived through the winter month of January, bringing fun packed activities for our residents and day care clients.One to one quiet activities of reminiscing, beauty treatments, nail... READ MORE >>



Pets at Coast Care Homes

Residents at Coast Care Homes, Whitebriars, Whitecliff and Whitebeach in Bexhill on Sea, St Leonards on Sea East Sussex enjoy our pets.With the discretion from the home managers we encourage residents to bring their pets with them when they come to stay at one of our homes.We have two lovely fish tanks full of colourful fish which residents find relaxing and calming to sit and watch.At Whitebriars we... READ MORE >>



Sale shopping and a spot of lunch

Residents from Whitebeach Residential Care Home St Leonards on Sea, Specialist Dementia Care go shoppingResidents from each home are offered trips out on our bus two to three times a week.Some of our residents took advantage of the bus trips to go Sale shopping to grab a few bargains after Christmas.After spending some time shopping, residents from Whitebeach had their... READ MORE >>