Category: Harestane

The Baker

Harestane Carehome resident was a Baker and is keeping his hand in by creating his own tasty pieces.

Queens Jubilee Celebrations

Harestane Care Home organised a traditional street type party to celebrate the Queens Jubilee weekend.    There was an entertainer who sang songs from every decade the Queen has reigned.    The residents of the home were very excited about the celebrations some even wanting their faces painted in the jubilee colours.   The afternoon started at 2pm and the home were overwhelmed at the response from relative’s friends and staff members who gave up their time to attend.    Over 150 people attended.   It was a glorious afternoon with the sun shining and everyone who attended stated they had a marvellous time.   The home has received a few emails of thanks and the clients are still talking about it now.

Unsolicited responses from residents friends & family.

“Thanks for the party was awesome music, really enjoyed the company”

“Well done for today, what a lovely time.   I actually felt quite emotional that you all go to so much effort.   I had a wonderful time”

Having Fun at Harestane Care Home

Residents and Staff are exceptionally busy during these difficult times but they always make time to find innovative ways to have some fun.   They picked their animal and the app made the animal come to life in pictures and in 3D   Lots of fun was had by the residents.

Highland Dancers Entertain Harestane Care Home Residents

Highland dancers have stepped up to stage a virtual concert in a  bid to stay on their toes for the return of a competition season decimated by the pandemic.   Dancers used Zoom to stage the digital concert from four courier country schools.

Mothers Day at Harestane Care Home

Harestane Carehome celebrated Mothers day a bit differently this year but kept spirits high with Cards and cake.    Everyone is missing visits from families and friends but understand why no-one can and send messages to everyone.

Dundee woman May Christie, born on February 29 1920, celebrates ’25th’ birthday

May Christie is a Dundee great-great grandmother who remains forever young as she celebrated her 100th birthday.   May marked the milestone with a party surrounded with family and friends at Harestane Care Home including a niece who has travelled from Australia.   Her cake had only 25 candles on it because Mrs Christie, who has children Peter, 77, Angus, 74, Carole, 72, Rosilynn, 67, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren, was born on a leap day in 1920.

Harestane Highland Dancers

Harestane Clients were delighted to welcome Highland Dancer Alix who entertained them on 6th January 2019 finishing off the seasons festive activities.