Latest News from Rogers House, Gillingham

Betty meets a bunny

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.

Rogers House residents have Christmas lunch

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.

The Wigmore residents whipped up some creepy cupcakes

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.

Abbeyfield Kent's Oldest Resident Turns 106!

Abbeyfield Kent resident, Victoria Middlemiss may have turned 106 today, but she still likes to have a joke with the staff at Rogers House residential home, where she has lived for almost seven years.

Christmas Coffee Morning Raises Cash for Residents

Rogers House Residential Home hosted its annual festive coffee morning on Saturday 5th December, raising over £350 for residents of the home.

Rogers House Residents Meet Curious Creatures for Halloween

On Monday 26th October, residents of Rogers House celebrated Halloween with an extraordinary visit from their furry friends at Wildlife Science.

Gillingham Residents Sample Culinary Delights for new Autumnal Menu

Residents of Rogers House enjoyed an afternoon sampling plenty of culinary delights, as part of a taster day to help the chefs develop a new seasonal menu.

Gillingham Residents Enjoy All The Fun of The Fair at Dreamland

Residents of Rogers House relived their youth last week, when staff treated them to a day out at Dreamland Amusement Park in Margate.

Gillingham Residents Soak up Sun with Garden Games

With the summer months drawing to a close, residents of Rogers House embraced the final few weeks of sunshine with some alfresco fun and games.

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 Home Hosts Annual Garden Get Together

Rogers House Residential Home hosted their annual summer garden party, inviting residents, relatives, staff, volunteers and the local community into the home for an afternoon of fun in the sun.

Gillingham Residents Soak up Sun by Sea

Residents of Rogers House residential home in Wigmore, Gillingham, embraced the summer sunshine and headed to Leysdown for a nostalgic day at the beach.

Rainham Schoolgirls Treat Residents to Coffee Morning

Pupils from Rainham School for Girls hosted a special coffee morning at the school for residents of Rogers House residential home in Wigmore, Gillingham.

Beauty Students Pamper Rogers House Residents

Two beauty therapy students from Mid Kent College visited residents at Rogers House in Wigmore for an enjoyable afternoon of pampering and relaxation.

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.

Gillingham Couple Share Story for Dementia Awareness Week

In support of Dementia Awareness Week last week and to spread the word of the condition, Gillingham couple, Brian and Anona Port shared their story of over 60 years together and how they manage to live with dementia.

Care Home Goes Back to the 40s for Dementia Awareness Week

Staff and residents at Rogers House got involved in raising awareness for Dementia Awareness Week by hosting a nostalgia day at the Wigmore residential home.

Rainham Schoolgirls Join Residents for Quiz

Pupils of Rainham School for Girls visited residents at Rogers House residential home in Wigmore for an afternoon of trivia, fun and friendly competition.

Residents Celebrate Mother's Day with Families

Residents at Rogers House enjoyed a relaxing and indulgent Mother’s Day with a special three-course meal, accompanied by their families.

Caring for Mum at Rogers House

Moving your mum into residential care is never easy but it can bring happiness and well-being. Here, Julia Stewartson tells us her story of moving mum, Pat in to Abbeyfield Kent’s Rogers House.

Abbeyfield Kent's Oldest Resident Celebrates 105th Birthday

When Rogers House resident, Victoria was born the First World War was four years away, vacuum cleaners had just become commercially available and the convenience of frozen food wouldn’t be in our lives for another decade.

Creative Craft Club Keeps Residents Busy

Residents at Rogers House in Wigmore, got together for their weekly Wednesday club to sew, stitch and get stuck into a morning of creative crafting.

Rogers’ House Residents Relish Christmas Party

Residents at Rogers House came together to celebrate the festive season ahead at their annual Christmas party.

Local School Creates Hampers for Residents

Year eight students at Rainham School for Girls produced five festive hampers as a special Christmas gift for residents of Rogers House residential home in Wigmore.

Care Home's Christmas Coffee Morning Raises over £500 for Residents

Christmas came early at Rogers House residential home on Saturday 6th December when staff, volunteers, relatives and associates of the home came together for a seasonal coffee morning.

Wigmore Residential Home Thanks Volunteers with Quiz Night

To thank their volunteers for their hard work and dedication to the residents, staff at Rogers House hosted an evening of fun, food and friendly competition.

Rogers' Residents Revisit Past with 60s Celebration

Residents, staff, volunteers and guests of Rogers House residential home embraced an afternoon of nostalgic fun and enjoyed a themed 1960s style party.

Rogers' Residents Makeover Day

Residents at Rogers House in Gillingham enjoyed a day of pampering and photography with local students.

Brownie Centenary: Betty's Brown Owl Memories

As the Brownie Pack celebrates it’s 100th birthday, Betty Young, a resident at Rogers House in Gillingham marks the anniversary by recalling her time as a Brown Owl over 70 years ago.

Rogers House Thanks Volunteers with Quiz Night

To thank their volunteers for their hard work and dedication to the residents, staff at Rogers House hosted an evening of fun, food and friendly competition.

Rogers House Thanks Volunteers with Quiz Night

To thank their volunteers for their hard work and dedication to the residents, staff at Rogers House hosted an evening of fun, food and friendly competition.