27th July 2017

Canal Cruises Delight Residents

Residents from The Manor House Knaresborough have been enjoying life aboard barge The Endeavour on some of the most scenic sections of the Leeds-Liverpool canal.

Setting off from Skipton, the barge cruised through locks and picturesque villages north west to Gargrave or south to Kildwick. Then after delicious packed lunches of pork pies, sandwiches and cakes made by The Manor House’s cook, it was time to return home.

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12th July 2017

Learning Award Successes for Manor House Residents

Two residents at The Manor House Whickham have scooped first and second places in the Learning for Life category of Gateshead Council’s learningSkills Awards.

Betty Nicholson won the Learning for Life Award and Mary Potts was runner-up. They attend a popular watercolour class held at The Manor House every Thursday led by Gateshead Council tutor Bernard Quinn. The awards were presented at a ceremony at The Dryden Centre on 6 July by Councillor Jill Green.

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30th June 2017

Forties Day “a huge success” at Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Manor held a 1940’s themed day involving residents, families, friends and staff on 25 June. People dressed up to recreate times gone by and a 1940’s inspired hamper - containing items such as Camp coffee, blancmange, condensed milk and Spam - was the star raffle prize.

Sing-along entertainment in the afternoon was so popular more seating was brought into the main lounge.

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19th June 2017

Mayor Visits The Manor House for Care Home Open Day

The Manor House Barnard Castle held a garden party on Friday 16 June to celebrate national Care Home Open Day.

Manager of The Manor House Kim Whelan is pictured with the town mayor of Barnard Castle Cllr Mrs Sandra Moorhouse, deputy town mayor Cllr Roger Peat (left) and the mayor’s consort Ian Moorhouse

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16th June 2017

Care Home Open Day Fun at The Manor House Gosforth

To celebrate national Care Home Open Day on Friday 16 June The Manor House Gosforth hosted fun packed activities for residents and guests from the local community.

The day began with toe tapping entertainment provided by the Bloomfield Duo from music therapy charity Music in Hospitals. In the afternoon there was a creative arts session ‘Music While You Work’ and a music quiz. For those feeling lucky there was a grand raffle with over 40 fabulous prizes.

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