Latest News from Rogers House, Gillingham
Young Volunteers Bridge the gap at Gillingham Care Home
Bridging the gap between old and young, students of Mid Kent College joined residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home for an afternoon of intergenerational activities.
Coffee Morning Raises Cash for Residents
An Easter themed coffee morning at Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore, raised £110 for residents of the home.
Residents get Stuck in Making Jam Tarts
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore, enjoyed their weekly baking session, making homemade jam tarts.
Gillingham Care Home Resident gets Restaurant Wish
Thanks to The Wish Appeal, Rogers House Residential Care Home resident, Cath Tamslett, had her wish granted to enjoy a meal with her friend.
Residents Flip out for Pancake Day!
Pancake Day really creped up on us this year but residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore were more than ready to tuck into the traditional treat.
Gillingham Residents Relish Romantic Lunch
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Gillingham shared a special lunch together for Valentine’s Day, on Thursday 14th February.
Wigmore Residents say Hello to High Fashion
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home got into the spirit of London Fashion Week and designed their very own collection for spring/summer 2019.
Preschoolers Join Pensioners for Weekly Toddler Group at Care Home
Recognising the benefits of intergenerational activity, Gillingham mum, Emma Pankhurst, recently set up a mums and babies group at a nearby care home for older people.
Time for High Tea at Rogers House
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home enjoyed an afternoon tea celebration fit for a queen last Wednesday, following a competition win.
Weather Doesn’t Rain on Rogers House’s Parade!
The heatwave sadly ended abruptly last week, meaning the annual garden party Rogers House in Wigmore took place inside, again!
Rogers Residents Explore Castle on Summer Outing
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home took a day trip fit for a king, to visit the magnificent Castle and quaint coastal town of Whitstable.
Animal Therapy Boosts Rogers House Residents
Wild Science brought some animal magic to Rogers House Residential Care Home last week when they visited residents with their mini zoo!
Wigmore Residents Knit for Mums and Babies
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore have been spending the rainy afternoons knitting mother and baby bonding squares for the baby unit at St Thomas’s Hospital.
Animal Therapy Boosts Gillingham Residents
A group of residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore, sampled a spot of animal therapy when Wild Science dropped in for a visit.
Festive Fun for Rogers Residents
Residents at Rogers House Residential Care Home have been enjoying a bundle of festive celebrations over the past few weeks.
Gillingham Residents’ Halloween Bakes are Frightfully Good
Residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore got into the spooky spirit of Halloween and spent a morning baking some creepy cupcakes.
Gillingham Care Home Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore, Gillingham, celebrated its 25th anniversary this week, with a party alongside family and friends.
Garden Party Goes Ahead Come Rain or Shine
Despite the torrential rain, Rogers House Residential Care Home’s garden party went ahead on Saturday 29th July, even if it did take place in the dining room!
Three Staff Members Achieve 75 Years of Care
Three members of staff from Rogers House, Abbeyfield Kent’s care home in Gillingham, have a combined total of 75 years of caring for our residents.
Grass is Greener for Wigmore Residents
As the heatwave continues, residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home spent a morning sprucing up their garden, ready for the summer months ahead.
Wigmore Residents Visit Bloom of Bluebells
With a slight break in the week’s bad weather and spring having well and truly arrived, residents of Rogers House Residential Care Home took a stroll to observe the bluebells in bloom.
Gillingham MP Visits Constituency's Oldest Resident
Rehman Chishti, Member of Parliament for Gillingham and Rainham, dropped by to visit Victoria Middlemiss at Rogers House Residential Care Home after discovering she was the oldest person in his constituency.
Rogers House Residents Mark Dignity Action Day
Residents and friends of Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore honored Dignity Action Day on Wednesday 1st February, with a coffee morning and bake sale at the home.
“On a Good Day I Feel Like a Teenager” - Victoria Celebrates 107th Birthday
Abbeyfield Kent resident, Victoria Middlemiss may have turned 107 today, but she still likes to have a laugh with the staff at Rogers House residential home, where she has lived for almost eight years.
Salvation Army Visit Wigmore Care Home
Residents of Rogers House in Wigmore were treated to a special festive visit from The Salvation Army, for an afternoon of Christmas Carol singing.
Gillingham Residents Enjoy Visit to Local Garden Centre
Residents of Rogers House Residential Home in Wigmore, spent an afternoon at Notcutts Garden Centre in Maidstone, browsing the plants and enjoying a cup of tea.
Wigmore Residents Enjoy Coastal day out
Residents of Rogers House Care Home in Wigmore made the most of the early autumn sunshine and took a day trip to Minster in Ramsgate, to spend a day at the coast.
Music Boosts Health at Rogers House
Residents at Rogers House Care Home in Wigmore enjoyed an energetic and animated morning of singing and dancing with Music for Health.
Rogers House Residents Enjoy Flower Arranging Fun
With summer in full swing, residents at Rogers House Care Home in Wigmore embraced a seasonal activity in the form of flower arranging on Tuesday 16th August
Rogers House Hosts Annual Garden Party
The annual garden party at Rogers House took place on Saturday 6th August, with residents, their relatives and staff getting together to enjoy some fun in the sun
Rogers House Resident Celebrates Birthday at Broadstairs
Residents at Rogers House Residential Home in Wigmore, celebrated resident, Margaret Carver’s birthday with a celebratory trip to Broadstairs.
Food Donor Scheme Cuts Care Home Bills
Staff at Rogers House Residential Home in Wigmore, Gillingham have been working with FareShare, a global initiative that redistributes food that would otherwise have gone to waste.
Sunshine Inspires Care Staff to Rejuvenate Garden
Inspired by the long awaited sunshine, Natalie Muers, a cook at Rogers House Residential Home in Wigmore, has decided to revitalise the garden, with the help of the home’s residents.
World Book Day - Rogers House Resident Writes Reflective Book
Bill Baker, a resident at Rogers House has spent the past 12 years putting his memoirs into words to create a book of his life story.
Young Volunteer Says More Youngsters Should Give up Their Time
Not many 20-year-olds would choose to volunteer with older people but that’s exactly what Lauren Brown, a volunteer at Rogers House in Wigmore, has been doing since she was 15.
Gillingham Care Staff Open up for Carers Week
To mark Carers Week, Linda Bartlett and Julie Norman, carers at Rogers House in Wigmore, shared their stories of working in the care industry.