Activities in our home


A Lovely Trip Out

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Lovely trip out to the garden centre today. We enjoyed looking around at the plants then enjoyed tea and cake! Read more

Dog Therapy

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A special visitor today therapy dog Jack came to see us and had lots of fuss Read more

Afternoon Tea for Family and Friends

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Wonderful afternoon tea with family and friends! Read more

Arts and Crafts for the Garden

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Work continues on our fairies ready for the garden Read more

Beautiful Weather at Bramshott

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We are loving the summer weather and have been spending more time outside in the garden Don’t forget if you are outside – sunscreen hats lots of fluids Read more

Sunshine and Casper the PAT Dog!

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying the sunshine in our garden, with ice lollies and a visit from Casper our PAT dog! Read more

A Trip to the Garden Centre

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Quick trip to the local garden centre to pick up some plants then home to work on our garden project. We picked up some wonderful things. We are excited for the Dormy Care garden competition and are working hard on making our grounds look fabulous #dormyinbloom #gardeninglife #project #plantsp...

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The Fruits of our Labour! Or Veg!

July 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A walk around the garden with Joan, Hilary and Margaret smelling the flowers and picking some spinach from our vegetable garden Read more

An Afternoons of Entertainment

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying an afternoon of music with a refreshing ice lolly Read more

Freshman Great Pond

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Lovely trip out to Frensham Great Pond and Common today Read more

Jubilee Collage

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Creating a jubilee collage with all our memories Read more

Ping Pong in the Sun

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Sun is shining in Hampshire today so we enjoyed a table tennis tournament in the garden! Read more

Friday Fizz and Entertainment

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Entertainment with Mandy and Friday fizz ending with God Save the Queen in honour of her official birthday tomorrow Read more

Jubilee Fun and Games

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Fun and games this afternoon #queensplatinumjubilee Read more

Jubilee Street Party

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Street party time for the #queensplatinumjubilee Delicious food and drink to toast HRH Read more

Jubilee Flower Arranging

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We decorated the home and then enjoyed a flower arranging session Read more

Jubilee Decorations!

June 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Jubilee celebrations today We decorated the home and then enjoyed a flower arranging session #platinumjubilee2022 Read more

Musical Entertainment!

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Afternoon entertainment with a glass of Happy Friday! Read more

Continuing Our Jubilee Project

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our art project Continues for the big jubilee competition Read more

A Visit from Ruby and Floyd

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Ruby and Floyd visited us today for some cuddles. It’s lovely to see animals back in the home and the ladies and gentlemen certainly enjoy the visits. Read more

A Trip to Buy Plants!

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A trip out to the local garden centre to choose some more plants Read more

A Trip to Frensham Great Pond

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Country ride to Frensham Great Pond and Common lovely to enjoy the countryside Read more

Arts and Crafts Session

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Work on our Jubilee crown continues Read more

Enjoying the Sun

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying the afternoon sunshine Read more

A Tour of Our Pretty Villages

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoyable country ride this morning around the pretty villages within the South Downs National Park. Very lucky to have such beautiful countryside on our doorstep Read more

Continuing Our Secret Project

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Continuing work on our project! We are working on our submission to the South Western Railway ‘create a crown’ competition as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. #jubilee #queensplatinumjubilee Read more

An Afternoon Planting Vegetables

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Busy planting our vegetables Read more

Arts and Crafts

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our ladies and gentlemen helped prepare for a baby shower today. Ashlie is leaving us to start her maternity leave so we got creative! Read more

Our Secret Jubilee Project

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Work on our secret project continues Read more

A Drive in the Sun

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Wonderful drive around the Hampshire countryside Read more

A Lovely Trip Out

May 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We had a really fun day out yesterday with a trip to the local garden centre with a stop off for tea and cake! It was nice to be outside enjoying the beautiful weather! Read more

Em’s Friendly Farm

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Em’s Friendly Farm came to visit with a Shetland pony called Merry Legs, a goat called Ron, Dave the lamb and a rabbit and Guinea pigs! We love to see all the animals and it brings a massive smile to everyone’s faces! Read more

Our Easter Weekend

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our Easter bunny has visited everyone this weekend giving out plenty of chocolate eggs! Read more

Making Easter Bonnets

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories This afternoon we had an amazing time making Easter bonnets! Everyone had such different ideas and they all look wonderful! Read more

Easter Arts and Crafts

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Some of our ladies have been enjoying an arts and crafts session this morning, they have been making decorations in preparation for Easter. Read more

Easter Baking!

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We had a great baking session today where we created a Simnel Cake ready for Easter! Read more

A Trip To The Garden Centre

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Another productive trip to the local garden centre to choose some more plants! We also did a bit of shopping and stopped for coffee and cake Read more

An Easter Arts Session

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Working on our Easter project during todays art session Read more

Watercolour Painting

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Water colour painting was enjoyed this afternoon Read more

Enjoying Time in our Garden

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Time in the garden enjoying the spring sunshine followed by tea and cake! Read more

A Little Trip Out

April 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Trip to Rake garden centre for a look at the plants and of course tea and cake in the sunshine! Lovely to get out and about again Read more

A trip to the garden centre

March 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beautiful day so we head off to the local garden centre to look at all the spring flowers. Of course we then enjoyed some tea and cake before the journey home! Was lovely to get back in the mini bus and be out and about in the community again. Read more

Nutrition and Hydration Week

March 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

It’s Nutrition and Hydration Week and the opportunity for us to share more about the food we enjoy in our homes and the benefits to those who live there. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We offer a varied menu to our ladies and gentlemen enabling them to enjoy choice as well as ...

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Em’s Friendly Farm

March 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Ems Friendly Farm visited us today. Wonderful pet therapy session with guinea pigs, rabbits and Dave the 8 week old lamb Read more

A trip out

March 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We headed out in our mini bus to Petersfield to do some shopping! Of course stopped for coffee and cake! Read more

Cruise Week!

March 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We had a fabulous cruise week visiting some amazing locations! Read more

Fizz and a Sing Along

February 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s so lovely to have entertainers back in. We enjoyed a glass of bubbles and a sing a long! Read more

A Trip to the Garden Centre

February 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories John enjoyed a trip to the garden centre today to help us choose some bedding plants Read more

The Bramshott Bakers!

February 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The Bramshott Bakers are cooking up some love Read more

Clay Flower Making

February 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Air dried clay to create more flowers for our valentines collage Read more

A Shopping Trip!

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A shopping trip out to Grayshott. We stopped at the wool shop followed by a cup of tea in the little cafe. So nice to be able to go out and about Read more

Shortbread and some music

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Tea and Scottish shortbread whilst Kevin performs our favourite tunes Read more

Celebrating Robert Burns

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Celebrating Robert Burns the renowned Scottish poet. Helen and Joan read the Selkirk Grace before we addressed the haggis and enjoyed our lunch! Some hae meat and canna eat And some wad eat that want it: But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit. But some hate meat and girn ...

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Thistles for Burns Night!

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Creating thistles ready for our Burns celebrations tomorrow night Read more

What a Beautiful Morning

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The sun is shining and the sky is blue so we wrapped up and went for a walk around the garden Read more

Indoor Gardening

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Staying in the warm as it’s winter doesn’t mean we have to forget about our gardening hobbies. John was very pleased after planting his Amarylis Read more

Arts and Crafts

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Another creative session today. We took a cotton handkerchief and using textile markers created some wonderful designs Read more

Mandala Art Project

January 2022 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Next stage of our mandala art project. We also incorporated our poetry group who wrote a special New Years poem Read more

Christmas at Bramshott Grange

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories What a fantastic Christmas we had here at Bramshott Grange Read more

Baking Christmas Cakes

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A whole home effort decorating our Christmas cakes ready for the big day! Read more

Christmas Card Making

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Making Christmas cards with designs and materials inspired and kindly donated, by a lady living with us who is a keen crafter. Read more

Festive Poems

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Coming together to listen to our favourite poems with a festive theme Read more

Tree Decorating

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We’ve decorated our trees and enjoyed mulled wine and mince pies! Read more

Salt Dough Decorations

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beautifully made salt dough Christmas decorations ready to display around our home Read more

Elf Day!

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Elf Day is all about dressing up to raise money for people affected by dementia. Of course we had to get involved to support Alzheimer’s Society #alzheimersawareness #elfday Read more

Festive Baking

December 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The festive baking has begun and we enjoyed making a wish as we stirred the cake, looking forward to sampling when ready! #bakingfromscratch #baking Read more

What a lovely day trip

November 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Today we took a trip in the Bramshott Grange minibus! We visited Frensham Pond and took in the countryside around our local area, it was great to get out and about again and everyone loved the trip! Read more

Christmas Card Competition

November 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Yesterday we were all working on creating Bramshott Grange’s group Christmas cards for 2021, one of which will be selected to be professionally printed and everyone can send them out to friends and family this Christmas! Read more

Entertainment and Fizz

November 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We had some great entertainment this weekend from Kevin, along with some fizz and some cake! Nothing like a good sing song and some treats to start the weekend. Read more

Bonfire Bingo!

November 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories As it was bonfire night this weekend we decided to play bingo but with a bonfire theme! Thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who took part! Remember, remember the 5th of November!! Read more

Halloween at Bramshott Grange

November 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories This weekend we got into the Halloween spirit with a session of pumpkin carving! We used traditional methods and a mix of artist styles as well to create our pumpkins. They all looked spooky enough to scare away any trick or treaters! Read more

Knitter Knatter

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our knitter knatter group met yesterday to continue their personal knitting projects, It is a really popular activity here at Bramshott Grange and there is always a very good turnout! Read more

Remembrance Day Crafts

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We are starting a new project for Remembrance this year, making hearts just as soldiers did when they were in rehabilitation following injury during the war. They made pin cushion hearts to send back to their loved ones. We are making some which we will use in wreaths for our home and give to two lo...

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Friday Fizz and Music!

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Yesterday we enjoyed a Friday Fizz, with entertainment from Kevin and glasses of fizz all around, what a way to start the weekend! #thatfridayfeeling Read more

In the mood for baking!

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Today we were in the mood for baking so we decided to make some flapjacks! They are a big favourite here at Bramshott Grange. We are doing lots of baking at the moment, I think the Bake Off tent is within our sights! #thegreatbritishbakeoff Read more

National Poetry Day!

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories #NationalPoetryDay yesterday and the theme was choice. So here at Bramshott Grange we selected our 15 favourite poems and put them in a book and had a lovely afternoon reciting them! Read more

Tea parties, baking and some great entertainment!

October 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We hosted our Macmillan Coffee Morning. There was a fantastic selection of cakes and everyone enjoyed them with tea and coffee. Great job team! ‘Simply Jen’ to entertain us with a mixture of songs from the 40s to 70s along with Fizz this weekend! Yesterday we were back in the kitchen, ba...

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Lots of baking and quizzes!

September 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We spent some time in one of our kitchens making and baking bread along the theme of the harvest festival! It tasted delicious! We sat down for game of scrabble. Its great fun and always very competitive! The classic games are always the best ones! This morning we had a quiz, our ladies and gentleme...

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Puzzles, Poetry and some Delicious Baking!

September 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

This morning we all read and discussed some poetry, we love to keep our minds engaged with literature! We did some group baking, it is Sourdough September so we made some delicious sourdough bread and butter pudding! We settled down for some fun puzzles and games. A very competitive game of Scrabble...

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Arts and crafts and picking our own veg!

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

This week we have been very creative with lots of arts and crafts. We have also been in the garden picking our own veg! Arts and crafts! One of our lovely hosts requested some flower decorations for the dining room tables. Our ladies and gentlemen were more than happy to help and create these beauti...

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Table Tennis

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The Oomph Wellness Olympics continue! It’s court games week so we enjoyed table tennis Read more

Picking Our Home Grown Veg

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Picking more home grown veg today Read more

Gymnastic silhouette

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our other art sessions created silhouette gymnastic abstract in conjunction with our Oomph Wellness Olympic themed events Read more

Sponge Painting

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Today’s art class we got creative with sponge painting   Read more

Our themed garden

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We are very proud of our Wizard of Oz themed garden. Audrey enjoyed a trip around our grounds today and admiring the finished project Read more

Olympic Baking!

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Getting creative with our Oomph Wellness Olympics and made shortbread Olympic Rings! Dormy Care Read more

Olympic Pictionary!

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories This week is gymnastics in our Oomph Wellness Olympics and we enjoyed a game of Gymnastics Boggle with an impressive score of 48 words, followed by Pictionary with some gymnastics and some other objects drawn! Read more

Oomph Olympics

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Loving the Oomph Olympics Read more

Beer tasting and bottle painting

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Yesterday was international beer day and we enjoyed sampling lots of different beers after a bottle painting session Read more

Oomph Olympics opening ceremony

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Oomph Wellness Olympics Opening Ceremony. Our ladies and gentlemen were very serious listening intently to our opening speech followed by Dennis lighting the cauldron! Read more

Puzzles on a rainy afternoon

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Completing puzzles on a rainy afternoon – hugely satisfying Read more

Dotty Dog Therapy!

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A special visitor today. Dottie provided a bit of pet therapy! Read more

The start of the Oomph Olympics

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s the start of the Oomph Wellness Olympics! Today we made our torches! Read more

Friday Fizz

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s fizz Friday – cheers everyone hope you enjoyed our adventures this week Read more

A Sea Shanty Performance

August 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Kevin performing Sea shanties for entertainment followed by a cream team traditional Devon style Loving our Dormy Care holiday! Read more

Indoor Beach Games

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying our Dormy Care holiday with lots of indoor beach games due to the rain! Read more

Holiday Fun!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Holiday fun on our Dormy Care vacation! Read more

Sea Shell Art

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories As part of our Dormy Care holiday week we enjoyed getting creative today in our art session using shells from the seaside Read more

Bramshott Grange’s Summer Holiday Day Two!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Taking it back to our younger years when we used to enjoy coconut ice on our holidays. Dormy Care holiday time! Read more

Bramshott Grange’s Summer Holiday Day One!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We all scream for ice cream! Introducing our very own ice cream cart! Perfect on a hot sunny day! Read more

A morning of flower arranging

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Flower arranging this morning followed by an informal worship service celebrating creation. Everyone received a card with a photograph of one of our entries from the spring Arts competition with the lyrics of “all things bright and beautiful” on the reverse. Many of those who attended the s...

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Making some bunting

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Prepping some bunting for our #greatdormysummerholiday next week!! Read more

Quiz and fizz

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Quiz and fizz fun last night went down a treat! Read more

An afternoon of watercolours

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We all enjoyed some water colour sessions and loved getting creative Read more

Our first gentleman’s club

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Thank you to our Maintenance Manager Owen for hosting a great gentleman’s club Read more

This weeks Knit and Natter!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Knit and natter session which we all love! Read more

Luxury in the garden!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Garden time with pimms, strawberries and Chelsea buns Read more

A game of Beetle Drive!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A fun new activity – a game of beetle drive as requested by our ladies and gentlemen Read more

Glad to Care Week

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s #feelgoodfriday as part of #gladtocare week! All our homes have a gym with a focus on keeping active and promoting wellbeing. @AutumnaCare @PersonCentredSW Glad to Care Read more

Poetry group

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Poetry group today shared some of our favourites from various books Read more

World chocolate day

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories World chocolate day so we enjoyed baking chocolate cupcakes and of course, enjoyed even more – sampling them all! Read more

Our Garden Project

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Making the sign for our Wizard of Oz themed garden project using modelling clay! Read more

Exercise and treats!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Morning exercises followed by pimms and strawberries with cream Read more

Enjoying an afternoon tea

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying some Wimbledon themed treats! Lovely afternoon tea time Read more

Our veg patch progress!

July 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our vegetable patch is coming along nicely. Our ladies and gentlemen love working in the garden and seeing their produce grow Read more

Day 1 of Wimbledon

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Day 1 of Wimbledon and we have enjoyed some tennis themed quizzes this morning followed by watching an opening match! Later we had fun making tennis ball puppets and then enjoyed special Wimbledon themed cupcakes #carehomeopenweek Read more

We love being creative

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Busy afternoon getting creative .. keep following our posts to see what we are making! Read more

A morning in the garden

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying time in our garden this afternoon Read more

A creative afternoon

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Playing games this morning followed by an afternoon of colouring and papier-mâché for our garden project! Read more

A few fun and games

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Tuesday fun and games Read more

Bramshott Grange Street Party

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It may be raining here in Hampshire but we have managed to have a fabulous indoor street party Delicious food, drink and celebrating life! Read more

Releasing our Butterflies

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Releasing our butterflies into the Bramshott garden   Read more

Hydration station!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Getting crafty with flower making to decorate our hydration stations Read more

Progress with our garden project

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Working today on our garden project Read more

Bramshott Baking!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Bramshott baking! Busy afternoon making some tasty treats.. today was courgette cake! Read more

Water balloon throwing!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories An afternoon of water balloon fun! Well done Elizabeth on winning Read more

Guess the drink!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Guess the drink time. Bit of fun for #nutritionandhydrationweek Read more

It’s Nutrition and Hydration week at Bramshott Grange!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

It’s Nutrition and Hydration week, an annual event to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration. It’s important to stay hydrated, particularly during the warmer weather and we have a selection of refreshing drinks available. Reinforce, Foc...

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Our garden project begins

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Garden project continues today as we painted tyres to create some colourful plant pots! Read more

A beautiful day in the garden!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beautiful day in Hampshire and nothing we love more than enjoying the sunshine and working on our garden Read more

Watercolour artists!

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Fabulous watercolour painting session, we have some budding artists Read more

National Carers Week at Bramshott Grange

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories A big thank you to all our fabulous care team for everything they do. Read more

A creative collage

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We always enjoy getting creative and today we started on a special collage Read more

Alice in Wonderland Project

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party! An afternoon of celebrating all the work our ladies and gentlemen had put into the project of redecorating the dinning room with a paper mache clock, Alice bunting, wall hangings, a tea stand sculpture, a table runner, teapot table centre piece decorations, pai...

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Knit and Natter

June 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Frank and Sylvia enjoying knit and natter Read more

Our West End Adventure!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Wow what a day! We planned a day of visiting the West End! A chance to enjoy songs from the musicals, fabulous food and a few glasses of bubbles! Read more

Baking some treats!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We made some delicious sweet treats yesterday, chocolate truffles and peppermint creams Read more

An informal worship

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Informal Worship with Trinity as the theme. We enjoyed various hymns and our ladies and gentlemen were given book marks and enjoyed tea and cake that was used as part of the service. Read more

A visit from Dottie

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We had a special visitor today. Dottie enjoyed interacting with our ladies and gentlemen – smiles all around! Read more

Some crafty decorations

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Creating table decorations for a special day next week Read more

Sunflowers!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Re potting our sunflowers Read more

Quiz Time!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We love a challenge and last night we enjoyed a quiz followed by some fun with the beach ball Read more

Rainy Day Puzzles

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories What else to do on a rainy day? A great sense of achievement as we completed lots of puzzles Read more

Thank you to our nurses!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beautiful home made biscuits for all our nurses to thank them for everything they do #NursesWeek2021 #ThankYouNurses Read more

Tai Chi Class

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories It’s always great when we find a team member with a talent. Dennis one of our nurses taught us Tai Chi and we all joined in! Read more

VE Day

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories VE Day celebrations lovely day with musical entertainment and afternoon tea Read more

Papier-mâché crafts

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Frank is getting stuck in to making the papier-mâché clock Read more

Teapot flowers

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Teapot flower arrangements for our dining room project Read more

A little afternoon Jazz

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Yesterday was International Jazz Day and we enjoyed our 1st out door entertainer, Paul Anthony, after a year! Fabulous cake made by Frank our head chef and cut by Michael who is a jazz fan, enjoyed by all with Friday fizz! Read more

Art at Bramshott Grange!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our Dormy art competition has been a huge success and the ladies and gentlemen have produced a great piece Read more

The purrfect companion!!

May 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The purrfect companion!! Social distancing has heightened the impact of social isolation and loneliness on our aging loved ones, leaving many looking for solutions to provide comfort, companionship, and joy in their physical absence. Welcome to Macavity, our new robotic cat! Read more

Bread baking

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Today we baked bread! Delicious warm with butter! Read more

The legend of St George

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Informal Worship service with hymns and the story of the legend of St George. Everyone received a handmade St George postcard. Now to enjoy delicious home made cakes and a glass of Friday fizz Read more

HRH 95th Birthday

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Happy 95th birthday to HRH, we have spent the day celebrating you! Read more

Flower making

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We enjoyed some flower making today Read more

Enjoying some poetry

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Poetry group Read more

A tortoises grand day out

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories The tortoises certainly enjoyed being outside today! Read more

Friday Fizz in the sun

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Time outside in the spring sunshine followed by Friday fizz! Cheers Read more

A bit of a pamper!

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Who doesn’t love a bit of pampering? Spa afternoon today! Hand soak, hand massage, manicure with relaxing lighting, scents and soft piano music Read more

A morning of pictionary

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Fun Pictionary challenge, always lots of laughter when we play this game Read more

Raising a glass to Prince Philip

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Friday fizz with a difference. Tonight we said a few words and raised a toast to Prince Philip Read more

Our vegetable patch

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Planted seeds of runner beans, sweet peas and courgettes ready for this year’s vegetable patch Read more

Easter Sunday at Bramshott Grange

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Easter Sunday has been lovely – an afternoon tea with simnel whilst we opened our Easter letters written by the children of Grayshott Primary School to all our ladies and gentlemen Read more

A creative Easter session!

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Getting creative this afternoon and we made some fun Easter hats followed by home made hot cross buns and chocolate treats Read more

An afternoon of flower arranging for Easter

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Easter flower arranging this afternoon Read more

Taking care of our new friends

April 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Hilary loves her new job! She has taken on the role of feeding and bathing our new residents… Read more

Sunshine and icecream!

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Lovely afternoon in the sunshine enjoying an ice cream Read more

Planting sunflowers

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Busy planting sunflower seeds now spring is here Read more

Bramshott Grange Day of Reflection

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We have had a very special day of reflection. We enjoyed a special informal worship, a visit to our remembrance garden and spent time writing letters to our volunteers who we haven’t seen for the last year. Read more

Sunday sunshine

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying the sunshine Read more

Crafting session

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Working on making bunting for our Alice in wonderland dining room project Read more

Spring art project

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beginning our spring art project. Read more

Spring poetry

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Poetry group – theme was spring Read more

Art sessions

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories St Patrick’s day art session today Read more

Bramshott mothers day

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Mother’s Day celebrations Read more

Getting creative

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Getting creative today as our ladies started working on a patchwork table runner Read more

The first signs of spring!

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying the spring weather in our garden. We have started painting our shelves ready for our next project Read more

Bramshott Time Capsule

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We decided to create a lockdown time capsule and have buried it in the Bramshott Grange garden. Some memories there to be discovered in years to come Read more

Our 3rd Birthday!

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Birthday celebrations – cheers to three fabulous years! Read more

Our 3rd Birthday

March 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our 3rd birthday is approaching so today we have been making cards to celebrate. Read more

Puzzle Time

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying some puzzle time Read more

Spring is Coming!

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Beautiful spring day enjoyed in the garden. Read more

Pancake Day!

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We were “flipping” excited today when we realised it was Shrove Tuesday and there were pancakes on the menu! Delicious Read more

Pen Pals

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying our pen pal letters from Grayshott Primary School   Read more

Colourful Drawing

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Mindful colouring by one of our talented ladies Read more

The Great Bird Watch

February 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Enjoying the great bird watch again organised by the RSPB Love Nature Read more

Happy Birthday Elizabeth!

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Happy birthday Elizabeth! We are all enjoying your cake! Read more

Creative Crafts!

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We always enjoy getting creative in Bramshott Grange! Read more

Burns Night Celebrations

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Thanks to our head chef Frank for our Burns night dinner – cock a leekie soup, haggis neeps and tatties and Typsy Laird Trifle with a wee dram of whisky Read more

A Day of Baking

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Baking Scottish flapjacks! Read more

Exercise Classes

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Great fun as part of our seated exercise class Read more

Welcome to our New Guests!

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Our new guests enjoyed a bath today! Read more

A Day of Baking

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Bramshott baking day! We made some delicious shortbread which we all enjoyed tasting! Read more

Our New Years Resolutions

January 2021 | Bramshott Grange | Stories New Years resolutions from the ladies and gentlemen Read more

New Years Eve at Bramshott Grange!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories End of year celebrations happening! Read more

New Years Fun and Games!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Some fun and games on New Years Eve! Read more

Christmas Bingo!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Christmas bingo with chocolate prizes! Read more

A Very Merry Christmas

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Opening our Christmas presents after a visit from Santa! Read more

Christmas Day at Bramshott Grange

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Happy Christmas from us all at Bramshott Grange! Read more

Christmas Cards from Pupils

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Thank you to Bohunt School for our Christmas cards Read more

Christmas Baking

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Busy decorating our Christmas cake we made Read more

Home-made nativity!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories How talented are our ladies and gentlemen? We made and painted our own clay models for nativity scenes around the home!   Read more

Christmas Decorating!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Christmas is coming.. and we love making more decorations to display around the home. Today we made our festive wreaths to hang on doors and don’t they look fabulous?   Read more

Christmas arts & crafts!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories We have started making our Christmas wreaths, our ladies and gentlemen have made baubles with messages and our home is decorated with trees and angels. Definitely feeling festive!   Read more

Christmas Decorations

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Christmas has arrived at Bramshott Grange! We had the festive music playing and enjoyed mulled wine and mince pies as we decorated our various Christmas trees! Read more

Christmas Baking!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Bramshott bake off! Today we started making our Christmas cake and what a team effort! We all helped mix the ingredients and make a wish! Looking forward to decorating and eventually tasting!   Read more

Art Time!

December 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories Afternoon art session! We always enjoy getting creative and today we painted Christmas baubles   Read more

Winner – The Best Remembrance Garden

November 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We were thrilled to win a prize back in the summer at the Dormy Gardening competition. Having got together with our ladies and gentlemen, we decided to create a very special remembrance garden here at Bramshott Grange. Our ladies and gentlemen wanted a quiet and special place where they can remember...

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Busy Baking!

October 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Ready, Steady, Bake! We enjoy keeping busy and our cookery groups are always enjoyable. We have made our very own bread from scrath which made the home smell amazing! We have also made a Victoria sponge cake which tastes delicious!! The best part is when everything is ready, we get to taste! Bake of...

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Getting Green Fingers at Bramshott Grange!

August 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Sourcing our produce locally has always been our priority however during the summer months we were thrilled to be able to pick our own home grown vegetables. It gave us a sense of pride watering our garden and tending to our special vegetable patch! We also held our own sunflower competition and had...

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Bramshott Grange – Best Vegetable Garden

August 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

This summer we had a Dormy Care Gardening competition! Adapting the Peter Rabbit theme, Annabelle and Becky the activities team worked tirelessly to create an amazing vegetable patch in the corner of the garden. The ladies and gentlemen had great fun creating models, planting seeds and nurturing the...

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Ladies & gentlemen at Bramshott Grange stay connected with loved ones via Skype

April 2020 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

Staying connected with family and friends! Bramshott Grange has bought brand-new iPads so that our ladies and gentlemen can stay connected with loved ones at a time where we are sadly unable to accept visitors. Although our residents stay in regular contact with their family via the phones in their ...

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We’re getting into the Christmas spirit at Bramshott Grange!

December 2019 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We’ve been feeling festive this December and our ladies and gentlemen have been taking part in lots of festive activities. We love Christmas time at Bramshott Grange and can’t wait to see what this year brings! Here’s what we’ve been up to so far in the run-up to Christmas… 22nd November ...

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Care advice experts experience typical day at Bramshott Grange

December 2019 | Bramshott Grange | Stories

We recently had a special visit from trusted care advice and information experts, Autumna UK. Debbie Harris, who is the founder of Autumna UK, spent the afternoon at Bramshott Grange, experiencing a typical day in the life of our home. She wanted to find out if boredom in care homes was a thing of t...

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Some Oomph at Bramshott Grange

May 2018 | Bramshott Grange | News

We are delighted with our latest partnership with Oomph-Wellness, with a focus on creating and delivering a fabulous range of activities for our residents! Taking a whole-home approach to activities, staff at Bramshott Grange have been trained in Oomph!’s Wellbeing Leadership programme. This will ...

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