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A toast to Summer

With the summer solstice just days away, it was time to dust off the vintage china and get baking for the annual AH high tea. Carol Pierce and her team did residents, their  families and friends proud as they sat down to a delightful spread of delicious scones, beautifully decorated cupcakes, dainty sandwiches and an […]

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Bear hugs all round

Hearts melted and there were broad smiles when a giant Pooh Bear dropped in for a quick visit recently. In fact, the bear was brought in by staff member Sylvia as a gift for colleague, Karen’s grandson. ‘Pooh’ was duly taken into the residents’ lounge to ask if people recognised the bear and knew his […]

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Easter Endeavour Underway

Thoughts of Brexit were set aside with residents preferring instead to flex their creative talents to produce a selection of Easter greetings cards for family and friends. For some, it was the chance to get to grips with the new skill of stencilling, whilst others were happy to let their artistic juices flow and their […]

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Christmas Cabaret at Alvington House

Christmas began early at Alvington House as The Theatre Company presented their traditional spectacular Christmas variety show. We took a trip on a sleigh ride as we were taken through a Winter Wonderland. A nonstop Christmas variety show packed with songs from all the resident’s favourite shows. Comedy, seasonal Christmas songs and carols were all […]

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Alvington’s food safety nets 5-star rating

Diners at Alvington House can rest assured that standards of food hygiene are of the very highest order after we received a 5-star rating from the Government’s Food Standards Agency. All commercial premises that serve, sell or store food are regularly checked by local council inspectors to ensure they meet stringent hygiene standards. The inspections […]

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Right Royal Response

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 […]

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Royal Wedding celebration comes to Alvington House

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 […]

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Tribute to the 60s at Alvington

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 […]

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