Here’s today’s inspiring videos from members
Empowering Lives at Hamelin Trust
Joe tells about the Hamelin Trust’s approach to supporting autistic adults and those with learning disabilities. They prioritise activities aligned with individuals’ interests. Joe shares the positive impact of involving the supported individuals in decision-making, citing Barry’s story. Initially unhappy, Barry’s satisfaction improved when he played a key role in relocating the IT Suite, showcasing his IT skills. This involvement not only resulted in a fully operational IT Hub but also significantly boosted Barry’s happiness and well-being. Joe emphasises the importance of empowering individuals to lead, showcasing Barry’s journey as a testament to the positive outcomes of such an approach.
Alan Jukes – former Royal Marine Celebrates Centenary Birthday
Admiral Jellicoe House resident, Alan ‘The Colonel’ Jukes, celebrated his 100th Birthday in style with all the pomp and ceremony befitting a former Royal Marine. Guests, including the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and the RM Corps of Drums, gathered to celebrate Alan’s special day. The Royal Marines Corp of Drums performed a spectacular display of music and on completion family and close friends gathered for a small party. It was a very special day for everyone and especially Alan.
Eyes Down Look In – Bingo at Pembroke House
Its always a full house when Bingo is on the Activity schedule, what better way to spend an hour or so – 5 and 9 The Brighton Line, 2 little ducks Quack Quack 22, and there are always prizes for the winners.
Coronation Party Celebrations at Icknield Court at The Fremantle Trust
The residents of Icknield Court were thrilled when Princes Risborough Town Mayor, Councillor Andy Ball, graciously accepted the invitation to attend their Coronation Party celebrations on 5 May.
The residents were deeply grateful for the Mayor’s willingness to join in their festivities, and his presence brought a sense of pride and joy to the occasion. Read the full story here.
Fremantle Jumble Sale
Lewin House Care Home in Aylesbury extended a warm welcome to the local community on Saturday, 29th July, for a heartwarming jumble sale fundraiser. The event aimed to raise funds for a much-desired sensory room at Lewin House, offering an enjoyable space for the residents.
The success of the jumble sale was made possible by the overwhelming support from family, friends, and staff who generously donated hundreds of items, including bric-a-brac, clothing, pottery and garden goods. The vibrant atmosphere was a testament to the unity of the community, rallying together for a worthy cause. Read the full story here.