Herald - Issue 452

v EMAIL: editor@herald-publishing.co.uk v 25th January 2024 • The HERALD • Page 49 christinashomecare@hotmail.com Fully Qualified, Insured and Enhanced DBS Call me for a friendly informal chat to discuss whatever you or your loved ones needs are on 07579 766797 Christina’s Home Care Professional Independent Carer Covering Waterside and New Forest WE CARE, YOU CARE Residents from Local Care Home Take a Trip to the Local Theatre Put Your Best Foot Forward required. Clinics are as follows: Totton and Eling Community Centre: Every Wednesday and Friday at Civic Centre Buildings, Library Road, Totton, SO40 3AP. Age Concern New Forest office in Hythe: 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1st Thursday and 3rd Monday at 19-20 Marsh Parade, Hythe, SO45 6AN (opposite Hythe Club). Blackfield Baptist Church: 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Hampton Lane, Black eld, SO45 1XA. Lyndhurst Community Centre: 1st Monday of the month at Main Car Park, Lyndhurst SO43 7NY. Age Concern New Forest foot clinics are operating for local people aged 55+. They offer Toenail cutting for £20 or Toe & Fingernails for £25. e registered Podiatrists and Chiropodists are also able to give foot care advice and information on other treatments available. If you wish to book a foot care appointment, cancel or amend one, please contact the o ce on: 023 8084 1199. A message can be le on the answer machine and they will return your call. Waterside Good Neighbours volunteers can help with transport if Hythe Huddle, the drop in support group for people living with dementia and their carers, organised by Families Matter, meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm at Cornerstone URC, Hythe SO45 6BR. Activities are planned throughout the year. eir next meeting is on Wednesday 7th February with Singer Retro Rita. Refreshments are available, kindly donated by Tesco. For more information call: 023 8020 7623 or email: o ce.fm.hurc@gmail.com Abbey eld House, Mill Lane, Romsey (SO51 8EW) open their doors on the first Monday of the month, 10.30am to 12noon, to welcome friends and neighbours for a co ee morning. Join them for a co ee, tea, cake and a chat with their lively residents. HYTHE HUDDLE Monthly Coffee Morning Residents and staff from Snowdrop Place Care Home in Hedge End were in for a treat with a visit to the local theatre to see a performance of Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas at e Berry eatre. Residents from the home were accompanied by sta as they enjoyed the timeless tale full of fun, laughter and adventures. One resident commented: “What a fantastic afternoon, I really enjoyed the show. It’s so nice to get out and I am so truly grateful to the staff for making it happen”. General Manager, Monika Zytowiecka said: “Our residents and staff had a wonderful time at the show. We do our best to provide a wide range of activities and entertainment at Snowdrop Place as part of the lifestyle enrichment programme for residents, and this was one of our favourites!” Snowdrop Place care home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering personalised care across its care homes and hospitals. Snowdrop Place provides residential care, and dementia care for 68 residents from respite care to long term stays. Snowdrop Place has built up an excellent reputation within its local community for regularly holding events and activities for its residents and surrounding neighbours.