Southlands WII Olympics

Here at Southlandscarehome Devon we have started our next residents challenge. As of yesterday, we began our Autumn Wii Olympics were our residents and staff have divided into 4 groups. Competing in daily Olympic sports on the Nintendo Wii.We will be undertaking this challenge until November 16th and everyday we will be celebrating an Olympic…

Gardening Progress

With all this beautiful weather we have had in the last couple of weeks, the vegetables are springing into life, It is such a delight to see one of our residents checking on all their hard work so far, so we thought we would share some of the lovely photos with you all.  

Green Fingers Group

We are pleased to announce that our Green Fingers Gardening group is now up and running. We have enlisted the help of David Jenkins to assist with choosing and planting of the flowers and vegetables chosen by our residents. This is going to be an ongoing project that is being done in stages, and we…

Some Words Of Wisdom

Here at Southlands we have been asking our residents for there words of wisdom, here a just a few to get started. Regular updates will be posted on our news page. Why not join in and share some of your words of wisdom with us, either by visiting our Facebook  page southlandscarehome Devon or drop…

Wisdom of 2502 Years

The residents of Southlands have been set a new challenge. This time not physical but intellectual. “The wisdom of 2502 years” Andrew, Carol, and the team at Southlands have come together to set this challenge for all the residents, in house, whose collective years make an astonishing 2502 years!!!!! 2502 years of knowledge, wisdom, and…

Some of our Highlights

Our residents have all worked so hard over the last two weeks with their virtual cycle, they were all up bright and early every day, ready to start cycling. In case anybody missed anything we thought we would share some of our highlights along the way.

The Finish Line

Day 10 and the final day of our virtual Cycle-athon. The day began with the last miles being virtually cycled and we ended the morning at the very end of Southend Pier 258 miles from the start! Celebrations began with a bar-b-que, salads and ice cream for lunch. The weather didn`t disappoint and it rained…

An afternoon at the Theatre

Day 7 and our wonderful residents have traveled 26 miles from St Pauls Cathedral to Welwyn Garden city, Hertfordshire. We had a lot of cyclists today and we covered our miles in record time, only 1hour 15 minutes! Watch out Tour De France! Everyone is  incredibly pleased with the timing. After a lovely lunch we…

Half Way There

Tuesday 11th May: We are halfway through our cycle-athon and we have reached St Pauls Cathedral today. Since the beginning of this courageous journey, the residents of Southlands have cycled 135.4 miles. They have done a brilliant job and worked extremely hard.  The residents  are overjoyed at hearing they have raised £350.00 through your generosity…