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An excellent, independently-run home offering Residential and 24-hour Nursing Care
All thoughts about waistlines were set aside today as residents and staff delved into a variety of chocolate to celebrate world chocolate day, to honour and celebrate and savour one of man kind's best culinary invention!! Chocolate would have stimulated pleasant memories of the past and present in all no doubt.
We were privileged to celebrate one of Aspray's lovely resident's birthday! Gorgeous flowers and cake sent by her brother delighted her. What a lovely surprise! Happy birthday!
Nurse Petronela will soon be hearing the patter of tiny feet! She is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her baby due in just over a month! Petronela was delighted when her colleagues surprised her with a baby shower, celebrating this special occasion. She was incredibly emotional and overwhelmed with the amount of gifts and support she has received and thanked everyone for the beautiful baby shower. Aspray House would like to wish Petronela all the luck in the world on the arrival of her baby!
Amazing Father's Day organised by our activities team. Residents were treated to wonderful gifts which included toiletries. Our activities team specially catered for all residents including those with no families. Our residents also spoke to their loved ones on this lovely day making all the fathers feel special.
Today we celebrated the Queen's birthday at Aspray. Our activity team did an amazing job organising a party for staff and residents. Everyone in attendance was treated to delicious snacks and music singalongs. What a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon and bringing everyone together!
National Carers Week! Our Kitchen and Activity Team did an amazing job organizing an afternoon party. What a great way to show appreciation and bring our staff together! To all our Healthcare workers – 'A big Thank you' !! You help us when we are at our most vulnerable.
Residents took part in mind stimulating activities this morning. They felt a sensory pillow, played games on the iPad and watched jellyfish tank table lamps. The aromatherapy lamp which had a refreshing eucalyptus smell promoted a sense of relaxation. The experience was soothing and calming.
Thank you to Dr Isobel from the community team who made and donated us a box of Face Shields for our staff. How thoughtful! Your kind donation is much appreciated.
We received some lovely pictures from Curwen Primary School in Plaistow which really put a smile on our residents faces. They made them so we could hang them up in our garden. Thank you for the colorful pictures and for cheering us all up!
The Wing Sisters - Imogen & Cerys came to Aspray House and sang for our residents today. Thank you so much girls, it was a real pleasure to have you there and bring a smile to our residents and staff; everybody appreciated it.
We celebrated Sheila's birthday on Saturday. The kitchen staff made her a lovely cake whilst they staff sang Happy Birthday. Thanks to technology, Sheila also enjoyed seeing all her family via Zoom which made it extra special for her. We hope you enjoyed your zoom party Sheila.
We would like to say a big thank you to all the key workers and especially a big thank you to our wonderful staff for all they are doing for our residents. Keep safe and stay alert everyone; we can do this!
Residents enjoyed a little pamper session this afternoon which included hand massages and manicures. One lovely resident Maud, made the most of the pampering experience and had her nails painted pink; don't they look great!
Residents and the team at Aspray House had an Afternoon Tea themed trolley for Dementia Awareness Week and was enjoyed by all. Thank you to our wonderful staff for giving joy to our residents.
Technology is best when it brings people together. Our residents have been able to Skype with their loved ones to let them know how they are doing. What a great way to let you all know that we are thinking of you all.
'Donut worry, be happy' - At Aspray we promote the importance of nutrition and hydration, so we ensure that residents get all the food and drink they need to stay healthy and happy. Resident have enjoyed having some delicious baked doughnuts, fruits and cupcakes.
'For everything I am today, my mother's love showed me the way' - We know today might be a hard day for some, particularly with the current situation. With this in mind, we wanted to remind you that our doors might be closed for now, but our hearts are open. We are sending the warmest wishes and buckets full of love to all of you on this Mothering Sunday.
A huge thank you to TKmaxx in Walthamstow who donated items of food and other items to us here at Aspray House this week! We distributed it among all our lovely staff.
Margaret turned 100 years 'young' on 8th March 2020 and was joined by family, friends and residents for a party hosted by the team at Aspray House. Highlights throughout the day included a personal birthday card from The Queen, presents and a cake which had been specially baked by our cook. Who doesn't love cake?!
Pancake day celebration kicked off in style with our lovely pancake trolley, once the pancakes were cooked by our amazing kitchen team, Residents were joined by other residents as they enjoyed the sweet treats with a variety of toppings during their afternoon tea.
Musicians came to Aspray House throughout the month with their top range of songs which our residents enjoy. There was a lot of participation from our residents with singing, dancing and joining in with percussion instruments.
Our residents had flowers cut and handpicked by our local florist today. We began to arrange our flowers together, sharing ideas on what was working best! It was a wonderful activity that brought everyone together and adding colour and vibrancy to our living spaces.