Sarah , January 23, 2020
To all the staff working on the ground floor,
Now that mum (Doreen) has moved to the first floor, I wanted to express my gratitude to everyone for making mum’s three years (where does the time go?!) with you so enjoyable.
I will always remember the care you gave her and the interest you showed.
Mum couldn’t haven’t been in a better place at this stage of her life. I hope to see you around the home – perhaps at the activities which mum loves so much.
Sarah (Doreen’s daughter)
Carolyn, July 31, 2019
Just a note to say a very BIG THANK YOU for the lovely plants.
I will give my sister her plant when I next see her. I love flowers but it is lovely to receive something more permanent (subject of course to my gardening skills!) to remember my dad’s time at Alderwood. I know just the spot where we will plant the Clematis.
It is strange how much Alderwood was part of my life and then suddenly not at all. I do still think about some of your lovely lady residents on the 1st floor!
Despite the circumstances, I only have good memories of Alderwood itself, so thank you again for that and the beautiful plant.
With my warmest wishes for the future.
Carolyn, July 24, 2019
To all the wonderful Alderwood team,
A big heartfelt THANK YOU for all your kindness and compassion in caring for Chris.
I was constantly amazed by your patience, enthusiasm and sense of fun. At a difficult time I only have fond memories of Alderwood and my best decision was definitely entrusting my dad’s care to you all.
I have two regrets. Firstly that my dad did not have the opportunity to enjoy all that Alderwood has to offer in only 4 months. Secondly that you did not see more of the Chris I knew.. sociable, chatty and with a great sense of humour. At least now you can replenish your orange juice stocks!!
I could not be more pleased that my dad spent his last days in your car. Keep up the fantastic work – you really are all fantastic.
With love and warmest wished for the future.