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2 full houses this afternoon. Well done to our lovely John & Anne. Enjoy your prizes 🏆🍫

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19 hours ago
Finishing off Friday in style! First we had the wonderful Lou entertaining us all with some funky saxophone playing.
Then in the afternoon we had the lovely Clare ending the day with singing for smiles, a great top off to what has been an action packed week!
#CareHomeLife

Finishing off Friday in style! First we had the wonderful Lou entertaining us all with some funky saxophone playing.
Then in the afternoon we had the lovely Clare ending the day with singing for smiles, a great top off to what has been an action packed week!
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2 days ago
What a wonderful Wednesday we had! Firstly we visited Beth Chatto Gardens to look at the beautiful display of plants, followed by a delicious beverage and cake. After a spot of lunch we were off again, this time to Tiptree Jam factory. We had a look around in the museum and it was amazing to all of the history dating back to the 1800’s. Shortly afterwards we grabbed a warm drink and tasty treat before heading home. Not a bad Wednesday if you ask me!?
#CareHomeLife #bathchattogardens #tiptreejamfactory #happyhumpday

What a wonderful Wednesday we had! Firstly we visited Beth Chatto Gardens to look at the beautiful display of plants, followed by a delicious beverage and cake. After a spot of lunch we were off again, this time to Tiptree Jam factory. We had a look around in the museum and it was amazing to all of the history dating back to the 1800’s. Shortly afterwards we grabbed a warm drink and tasty treat before heading home. Not a bad Wednesday if you ask me!?
#CareHomeLife #bathchattogardens #tiptreejamfactory #happyhumpday
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3 days ago
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