Latest News from Connors House, Canterbury
Canterbury Residents go Back to 60s for Dementia Action Week
Marking Dementia Action Week, residents of Connors House Care Home in Canterbury were taken back to 1969 and the first landings on the moon, for a moon landing party.
Residents Relish Purr-fect Afternoon at Cat Cafe
An afternoon with some furry friends was on the cards for residents of Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury last week, when they called in to a cat café.
Residents Bake up a Storm
Storm Gareth didn’t stop residents of Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury having some fun, as they spent a blustery morning baking some tasty treats.
Residents Enjoy Romantic Afternoon Tea
Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home were treated to a special romantic themed afternoon tea party on Valentine’s Day.
Students’ Project Builds Relationships at Care Home
A community volunteer project between Canterbury Christ Church University and Connors House Residential Care Home is helping to develop relationships between the old and young.
Mayor Visits Canterbury Care Home
The Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Councillor Colin Spooner, visited residents at Connors House Residential Care Home last week for a New Year visit.
Connors House Hosts Christmas Party
Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home got into the festive spirit and celebrated Christmas at their annual party.
Local Church Sings Carols for Canterbury Residents
Christmas spirit was in the air at Connors House Residential Care Home this week, when the Emmanuel Church dropped in to sing some festive carols for the residents.
Canterbury Residents go Christmas Shopping
Staff of Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury treated residents to a day of Christmas shopping in the city centre and a festive pub lunch.
Connors House Hosts Halloween Party
Residents of Connors House Residential Home in Canterbury hosted a ghoulish get together to celebrate Halloween on Wednesday 31st October.
Music is Monday Motivation for Canterbury Residents
The strum of sweet music filled the corridors of Connors House Residential Care Home yesterday, when local musician, Jon, dropped in to entertain and inspire the residents.
Canterbury Residents do Like to be Beside the Seaside
As the summer draws to a close, residents of Connors House Residential Care Home made the most of the final warm days and headed to Whitstable for a day trip.
Connors House Residents Take Break from Heatwave to Enjoy Different Kind of Baking
As the heatwave continues to bake across the UK, residents of Connors House Residential Care Home did a spot of baking of their own, in the kitchen!
Connors House Basks in Sunshine for Annual Summer Fete
Connors House Care Home in Canterbury hosted its annual summer fete at the weekend, raising an excellent £300 for the residents’ amenities fund.
Canterbury Residents Get Busy in Garden
Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury put their gardening skills to good use and decided to grow their own vegetables.
Mum's the Word at Connors House
Staff of Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury made sure it was a Mother’s Day to remember for its residents and their families.
Love is in the air for Residents' Valentine's tea Party
Romance was in the air at Connors House Residential Care Home on Valentine's Day, when residents gathered together for a special Valentine's themed afternoon tea.
Canterbury Residents Relish Painting and Pancakes
Residents of Connors House Care Home in Canterbury enjoyed some flipping good fun on Shrove Tuesday, getting into the spirit of Valentine's Day too!
School Children Join Canterbury Residents for Carols
Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home welcomed visitors for a day of Christmas cheer and singing carols together.
Canterbury Care Home Residents Sing the Blues
Residents at Connors House Residential Care Home got into the festive spirit and enjoyed an afternoon of singing and dancing!
Connors House Enjoys a Good old Sing Along
Residents at Connors House Residential Care Home enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment and sang a song or two.
Connors House's Christmas Cake Sale Raises Cash for Residents
Kitchen staff at Connors House Residential Care Home got into the spirit of Christmas by baking an array of festive delicacies, to raise money for the residents of the home.
Canterbury Residents Carve Creepy Pumpkins
Getting into the spooky spirit of Halloween, residents of Connors House Residential Care Home spent a morning carving pumpkins, ahead of fright night.
Snow White Sings for Residents
Residents of Connors House in Canterbury were invited to a magical land this weekend, when Snow White visited the Craddock Road residential care home.
Canterbury Care Home’s Summer Fete Raises Cash for Residents
Connors House Residential Care Home hosted its annual summer fete on Saturday 9th September, raising £250 for the residents of the home.
Bake off Fever Hits Connors House
Plenty of tasty tea and cake was on the menu this week for Connors House Residential Care Home residents, as they enjoyed an alfresco afternoon tea party.
Lettuce Enjoy the Garden say Connors House Residents
Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home pulled on their gardening gloves for an alfresco afternoon sprucing up the outside areas.
Life's a Beach at Connors House
Surrounded by seagulls, blue skies and salty sea, residents of the Craddock Road residential care home were transported to a reminiscent seaside setting.
Connors House Fires up the BBQ to Celebrate 50 Years of History
From humble beginnings in Kingswood Road, Gillingham, The Abbeyfield Kent Society has grown to become the biggest independent Abbeyfield in the world. In May, it celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Residents Take Afternoon Tea Alfresco
With summer well and truly on its way, residents of Connors House Residential Care Home opted to enjoy the heatwave and take their afternoon tea outside.
Preparing Lunch is Easy as Pie for Canterbury Care Home Residents
Whilst many of us might be thrilled at the thought of having our lunch prepared for us each day, residents at Connors House in Canterbury, decided they’d like to cook for themselves for a change!
Canterbury Residents Enjoy Eggcellent Week of Easter Activities
Residents at Connors House Care Home in Canterbury enjoyed an Easter themed egg-xtravaganza of activities and events over the weekend.
Canterbury Residents Relish Romantic Valentine’s Celebrations
Staff at Connors House Care Home in Canterbury hosted a special Valentine’s themed celebration for the residents of the home on Tuesday 14th February.
Canterbury Residents Make Pizzas for National Pizza Day
Residents of Connors House Care Home in Canterbury grabbed a slice of the action on National Pizza Day, and spent a morning making their own tasty pizzas from scratch.
Sheriff of Canterbury Visits Connors House
Sheriff of Canterbury, Councillor Rosemary Doyle, made a festive visit to meet the residents and staff at Connors House Care Home in Canterbury.
Connors House Hosts Fundraising Restaurant Night
Residents and their loved ones indulged in a special night of fine dining at Connors House Care Home in Canterbury, when staff treated them to a restaurant themed evening.
Activities at Connors House Boost Residents' Health
After years of being unable to write anything at all, Pat Sharpe, a resident at Connors House in Canterbury, has signed her first birthday card for several years.
Canterbury Residents get Creative With Scrapbooking Session
Residents of Connors House Care Home in Canterbury spent a chilly autumn afternoon releasing their inner artists and getting stuck in to their scrapbooks.
Bake Off Inspires Connors House Residents
The smell of freshly baked treats filled the corridors of the Canterbury care home, as the residents turned their hand to making a delicious batch of pasties.
Connors House Summer Fete Raises £190 for Residents
Connors House Residential Home in Canterbury hosted its annual summer fete on Friday 26th August, raising £190 for the residents of the home.
Keen Painters and Residents Meet for Tea
Two residents and keen artists from separate Abbeyfield Kent care homes spent an afternoon meeting one another and discussing their love of painting over afternoon tea.
Connors House Commemorates Dementia Awareness Week
Staff and residents at Connors House Residential Home in Canterbury have embraced a week of activities to raise awareness and commemorate Dementia Awareness Week.
Connors House Hosts Courtyard Opening Event
Residents, their relatives and staff at Connors House Residential Home were joined by guests, for the official opening of their revamped courtyard.
Sons and Daughters Join Mums for Afternoon Tea
A number of sons and daughters joined their mothers at Connors House Residential Home on Mother’s Day, where they celebrated with a special afternoon tea.