Category: Events at Forest Oaks

Smiles all round when 4 year olds visit Forest Oaks

Event Date: Oct 2017

Residents at Forest Oaks welcomed children from Highwood Nursery on their first visit to the home. The children, aged 3 and 4, brought their favourite stories and picture books to share with residents and taught the residents one of their favourite songs with actions. There has been much coverage in the news recently of the benefits of young children visiting older people in residential care settings and...

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A Global Afternoon Tea at Forest Oaks

Event Date: 15/03/17

Residents and staff from Forest Oaks have today enjoyed taking part in the Nutrition and Hydration Week’s Global Afternoon Tea Event – ( The aim of the Global Afternoon Tea is for health and social care organisations to join together and demonstrate a commitment to improving nutritional care. Residents enjoyed their nutritious afternoon tea which included a selection of fruit smoothies to taste test. Residents also took...

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‘Mary Rose Trust’ Visits Forest Oaks

Event Date: 27.02.17

Residents at Forest Oaks enjoyed a fabulous talk on the history and times of the Mary Rose provided by Trevor Sapey from the Mary Rose Trust. Residents were able to take a close look at artefacts from the Mary Rose as they were passed around the room and learn all about how people lived nearly 500 years ago. Thank you to Trevor for a very interesting afternoon....

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