Cedar Lodge share their latest news…

Santa delivering Christmas presents on Christmas Day

Santa made a special visit to Cedar lodge to give out resident’s presents…

Santa with Cedar Lodge resident Santa with his trolly of presents for the residents Santa with Cedar Lodge resident Santa with Cedar Lodge resident Santa with Cedar Lodge resident Santa with Cedar Lodge resident

Christmas Lunch

Cedar Lodge have Christmas lunch in the local pub. 65 residents, relatives and staff enjoy Christmas at the pub, followed by carols with Chris Clarke on guitar…

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Christmas tree

Residents choose a Christmas tree at a local farm and adorn it at Cedar Lodge…

Residents and staff member admiring Christmas display at local farm Grown Christmas trees at local farm Residents at local farm choose their Christmas tree Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge Residents decorating their chosen real Christmas tree at Cedar Lodge

Birds of prey

Residents enjoy a show of flight and hands on care with birds of prey at Cedar Lodge…

Cedar Lodge resident petting a barn owl Cedar Lodge resident petting a barn owl Cedar Lodge resident petting a barn owl


Sidmouth trip (June 2017)

Cedar Lodge enjoyed a lovely day in Sidmouth. While the sun shone all day, residents enjoyed beautiful scenic walks followed by traditional fish and chips and an Ice cream in Honiton, while on the way home.

Splendid!

Residents and staff walking along Sidmouth beach Residents enjoying the sunshine in Sidmouth A seagull on a rock in Sidmouth Residents enjoying the sunshine in Sidmouth Care Assistant with Resident in Sidmouth Residents enjoying the sunshine in Sidmouth Cedar Lodge team member with resident at Sidmouth beach Care Assistant - Jessica, on the beach in Sidmouth Cedar Lodge residents enjoying fish & chips in Honiton

Deputy Manager at Cedar Lodge retires (Feb 2017)
Jenny Priddle, Deputy Manager retires after 9 years of service and on her 67th birthday!
Therefore they held a surprise afternoon for her. Because of Jenny’s passion for crocodiles, the team baked a special celebration cake. In addition Jenny was surprised with gifts from her team.

Jenny priddle cutting into her crocodile cake Jenny priddle with all the team at Cedar Lodge


Time to Talk Day (Feb 2017)

Cedar Lodge always take time to talk, but with the recent government makes it more prevalent.

Picture below are residents with their ‘Twiddle Muffs’ lovingly made and donated by the ladies at Sedgmoor Inner Wheel. Friendship is at the core of the Inner Wheel and their visits, friendship and company is gratefully valued.

‘Twiddle muffs’ are knitted woolen muffs with items such as ribbons, large buttons or textured fabrics attached, so that people can twiddle in their hands. The ‘Twiddle muffs’ provide a source of visual, tactile and sensory stimulation at the same time as keeping hands snug and warm.

residents with twiddle muffs


Tea and Talk at Proctors Farm on time to talk day! (Feb 2017)
tea and talk at proctors farm

They covered the subject of loneliness and feeling isolated which prompted the saying such as

‘You can never be so lonely as when you are in a crowd’

‘A stranger is a friend you have not yet met’

‘A problem shared is a problem halved’