Green Fingered Goddesses Part 2! 2nd June 2020

These are the seeds that the ladies planted in April. Looks like they are ready to go into the garden. (There are 2 pictures that accompany this article)

V E Day 8th May 2020

The ladies of the Hermitage marked the 75th anniversary of V E Day in style. Flags were flying as the ladies made decorations, red, white and blue pompoms to hang up. They made poppies (red and purple) to go in a window display for…

Staffordshire Day 1st May 2020

This is a first for us. Activities Co-ordinator Sue Woodward asked the ladies what is it about Staffordshire that they liked? And this is what they told us. There were a lot of food answers with Staffordshire Oatcakes coming high on the list and…

Green Fingered Goddesses 16th April 2020

Ladies love their garden and enjoyed planting some poppies from seed. Let’s see how they do! (There are 5 pictures that accompany this article)

Easter Time. April 2020

With the home in lockdown and unable to welcome visitors. Activities co-ordinator Sue Woodward lead our Easter prayer services. Services were held on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Palm Sunday. All ladies wishing to attend took part. On Palm Sunday all ladies were given…

Lockdown Birthday 8th April 2020

We have a lady who has come to spend a few weeks with us for respite and has ended up staying longer due to the lockdown. Happy Birthday from your new friends at The Hermitage!  (There are 2 pictures that accompany this article)

Flowers 7th April 2020

On Tuesday morning Mark from Lidl in Uttoxeter rang the Hermitage to say that Aldi would like to donate some flowers to the home and it was to let the residents know that they were thinking of them. As you can see from the…

Mother’s Day 22nd March 2020

For Mother’s Day this year Activities Co-ordinator Sue Woodward made the ladies a door plaque to hang up. The plaque is heart shaped with butterfly wings with their initial at its centre.

Pancake Day 25th February 2020

The ladies enjoyed playing the popular ‘pancake game’ again this year. I think they are getting better at this. Out of all that took part Sue was the only sticky person! (There are 2 pictures that accompany this article)

Knitting for a good course! 10th January 2020

The ladies of the Hermitage like to knit along and with Activities co-ordinator Sue Woodward, the ladies decided they wanted to do something for a charity. Together they picked Lime Trust in Newcastle, Outreach Team for the homeless. So, over the past few months…