Mandatory Staff Vaccination Rollout

Mandatory Staff Vaccination Rollout

The pandemic and its variety of pressures have created ongoing challenges in the aged care sector. We continually align our facilities’ procedures with the ever-changing Government protocols to best...

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Our Resident Author Dr Maurie Balson

Our Resident Author Dr Maurie Balson

Dr Maurie Balson has been a Kew Gardens resident for a number of years. However, what a lot of people don't know is that he is also an acclaimed author of two books; one which was entitled “Becoming...

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Lifestyle Fun!

Lifestyle Fun!

Men’s Business: Our Kew Gardens Men meet each Friday afternoon to enjoy the company of… well… Men! Not sure what is discussed at these get-togethers… as it's just "Men’s Business"! Coffee Club:...

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Leigh’s Farmyard Friends come to visit!

Leigh’s Farmyard Friends come to visit!

Our residents were thrilled to have Pet Therapy commence once again with some very special animal friends coming in to visit us from a nearby farm. There were ducks, chickens, goats, sheep, a rabbit...

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The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

Dear residents, relatives and friends, I hope this message finds you well, as Winter settles in. We continue to watchvarious COVID-19 clusters appear in different communities nation-wide. Positively...

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Back to the shops!

Our residents gleefully commented recently that, “What a great feeling it is to be able to shop again!” This was during the reintroduction of one of our most popular activities - Market Day ....

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Golden Ladies Chat Group

Golden Ladies Chat Group

Our ladies are embracing the "golden years" when they meet up once a week for the Golden Ladies Chat Group. One member gives a "talk" every week, drawing on her life experiences. Reminiscing about...

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Greenthumbs in the Garden!

Greenthumbs in the Garden!

We've been collecting the Woollies Discovery Garden pots lately and our resident Gardeners have done a brilliant job planting all the different flowers, herbs and veggies. We will watch now as the...

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Courtyard Bingo

Courtyard Bingo

Whilst we were still enjoying some late warmer weather, we encouraged our Residents to come outside and enjoy the sunshine! However, they did so on the proviso that they could still play their...

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Hopping into Easter

Hopping into Easter

We celebrated Easter 2021 by making the most of the beautiful weather, hosting a BBQ lunch outside. Our Residents all received Easter baskets full of goodies, whilst keeping an eye out for any...

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Drumming up Health & Wellbeing

Drumming up Health & Wellbeing

Have you heard the beat of our new Drumming Programme recently? Cardio drumming has taken off at Kew Gardens, taking a simple movement - drumming - and turning it into a full-body workout that will...

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Health Breaks

Health Breaks

Healthy Habits for High Performance: Water and Health Our bodies need water to function properly. Between 50% and 80% of the human body is made up of water. We need water or digestion, to absorb...

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The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

Dear residents, relatives and friends, I hope this message finds you well and you’re having a positive start to 2021. The summer days are now officially behind us and it’s very reassuring to see...

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The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

The Gardens Gazette – CEO Message

Dear residents, relatives and friends, As we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19 within our facilities and our homes, we would like to ask everyone to stop and take a moment to check in...

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Come together….

Come together….

Our residents had some musically-nostalgic fun recently and "Let it be" by recreating the famous album cover from the Beatles - Abbey Road. On August 8, 1969, on a street in north-west London and...

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