Alvington House residents always enjoy a good party but there was real cause for merriment when Beatrice Ely celebrated her 102nd birthday. Although she knew a party was on the cards, Beatrice didn’t expect that quite so many family members and friends would turn up to help mark the occasion – around 20 of them. […]
Alvington House residents were determined to play their part in the Royal celebrations over the summer. First, they sent a signed card to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to congratulate them on the birth of Prince Louis. Next, came a similar gesture for the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. This extra special […]
Residents of Alvington House may not have been able to get to Windsor for the Royal Wedding, but they certainly put on the style here in Reigate. Flowery frocks and fascinators were the theme as the home hosted a barbeque to mark the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess […]
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr and Elvis Presley took the stage at Alvington House, courtesy of tribute act The Theatre Company. Entertainers gave the home the X-Factor for the afternoon singing songs from the 50s and 60s while residents and carers took to the dance floor. Some ladies even joined the crooner up on […]
Residents and staff enjoyed an evenings entertainment with tribute acts featuring Elvis Presley, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. They sang through the decades to songs that the residents will remember from the 50s and 60s.
We are delighted to report that Alvington House has received a ‘Good’ overall rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its latest, unannounced, inspection carried out in September 2017. The CQC, which is responsible for regulating health and social care services in the UK, assesses the standard of social care across five key categories: […]
Residents and staff at Alvington House enjoyed a classic afternoon tea this summer. The activity allowed all residents to enjoy and get involved with, within the relaxing environment of the care home. The cakes and scones were baked in house by the catering manager.
Fortune smiled, as did the sun, on the annual Alvington House Summer BBQ. Residents and their families tucked into delicious home cooked meats lovingly prepared and barbecued by our chef Amanda. A colourful array of nutritious salads and desserts complemented the menu. Guests dined under a jaunty, striped awning on the terrace with optional, informal tables with […]
A group of residents took a day trip to local nature reserve, Earlswood Lakes near Redhill. It’s amazing to think an area of natural beauty exists so close to Reigate. Residents enjoyed watching the swans on the lake and the Spring sunshine.
Residents at Alvington House rolled out the bunting, the party hats and, of course, the tea and cakes, in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday. One or two, including Clare can match Her Majesty in age having also entered their 10th decade. Elsie said: “The Queen has been our monarch for as long as most of us can remember […]