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One of our much loved resident made a #WishWednesday 🌟 request to visit an Alpaca farm 🦙 sadly our lovely Barbara has been too poorly to make the trip, 😢 so in true Bridge House style when we couldn’t get her to the Alpacas we got the Alpacas to come to her!!!! 🥰 Thank you so much to Bishops Court Farmand the wonderful team who were so brilliant and friendly for making this visit possible 🙏 and as you can see Barbara wasn’t the only one who got enjoyment from our new friend Joker and Daph who were great fun on the visit, eating our trees and flowers, rolling in the lavender and drinking out the bird bath, 🤣 we all had such fun and we can’t wait to come and visit you up at the farm cafe in Dorchester 😊 if anyone hasn’t been it’s the place to go to see these brilliant animals 🦙 #makingwishescometrue #alpacalove  #everyconnectioncounts

One of our much loved resident made a #WishWednesday 🌟 request to visit an Alpaca farm 🦙 sadly our lovely Barbara has been too poorly to make the trip, 😢 so in true Bridge House style when we couldn’t get her to the Alpacas we got the Alpacas to come to her!!!! 🥰 Thank you so much to Bishop's Court Farmand the wonderful team who were so brilliant and friendly for making this visit possible 🙏 and as you can see Barbara wasn’t the only one who got enjoyment from our new friend Joker and Daph who were great fun on the visit, eating our trees and flowers, rolling in the lavender and drinking out the bird bath, 🤣 we all had such fun and we can’t wait to come and visit you up at the farm cafe in Dorchester 😊 if anyone hasn’t been it’s the place to go to see these brilliant animals 🦙 #makingwishescometrue #alpacalove #everyconnectioncounts ... See MoreSee Less

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#lifeisforliving❤️ Now that’s how you make an entrance into a party!!!! 💃 🙌 we love you Edna!!! 💕 we should all live our life with this much fun 🤩 #dancingqueen #carehomelife ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we celebrated #nationalcreamteaday 🫖 🍓 with a wonderful garden party 😊 and the official opening of “Rose Cottage” this little outdoor tea room is now open for bookings for garden #creamteas 🍰 for all our families and friends 💕 with wonderful singing from the brilliant Neil Richardson 👏 🌟 🎶 and we were very lucky with the weather! ☀️#Sunnydays #gardenteaparty #gardentearoom ☕️

Today we celebrated #nationalcreamteaday 🫖 🍓 with a wonderful garden party 😊 and the official opening of “Rose Cottage” this little outdoor tea room is now open for bookings for garden #creamteas 🍰 for all our families and friends 💕 with wonderful singing from the brilliant Neil Richardson 👏 🌟 🎶 and we were very lucky with the weather! ☀️#Sunnydays #gardenteaparty #gardentearoom ☕️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Bridge House says “No” to ‘Parvenue Pudding’!

Our residents, who love their puds, challenge the winning dessert in the National Platinum Pudding competition.

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Social Care Covid Hero Award Recognition

There were celebrations all round recently when we were presented with the Great British Care Awards’ regional Social Care Covid Hero award at a prestigious awards ceremony in London. The award – the first of its kind at the Great British Care Awards, recognised a team which truly went above and beyond during the pandemic. …

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Abingdon Mayor chooses Bridge House for his last official engagement

Resident Jean was thrilled to accept a request from outgoing Mayor, Cllr. Charlie Birks, to take tea with her to mark the end of his term in office.

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Residents ‘Troop’ Out for Queen’s Official Birthday

A giant birthday card featuring 68 residents from Bridge House is designed to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday.

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Bridge House Delighted to Receive Second Covid Vaccine

With an air of celebration and anticipation for the year ahead, the second and final dose of the vaccine was administered to excited residents and team members in March.

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Bridge House Proud To Support Rollout of Covid Vaccine

Bridge House Proud To Support Rollout of Covid Vaccine

We are proud to support the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination in our home, boosting our existing safety measures and bringing a much-welcomed light at the end of the tunnel.

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Giving Thanks At Christmas

Residents sent out 100 ‘Rainbows of Thanks’ in a special Christmas project.

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Bridge House Halloween

Rainbow Halloween Fun

Our extraordinary Halloween display created by residents forms part of Abingdon’s Pumpkin Hunt 2020.

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Acts Of Kindness Strengthen Community Links

In this unsettling time of social distancing and lockdown, we have been overwhelmed by the way the local community has reached out with unwavering kindness and generosity.

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Come Meet Your Loved Ones in New Social Distanced Visits

We are delighted to be able to welcome friends and relatives back to Bridge House once again.

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COVID 19 Creativity

Creativity and Connection at Bridge House

Discover how our Lifestyle Team has been busy adapting our packed schedule of meaningful activities and events with heartwarming results.

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Ainsley Harriott inspires Bridge House chefs

Catering Manager Colm Penfold joined celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott at the launch of a remarkable new cookery book, specially developed for Bridge House Care Home.

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