Norwood House Blog

NCSC Visits

Members of the NCSC have been regular visitors of the Nursing Home and this year has been no different. Each and every year, students have been volunteering during their summer holidays to provide some much needed activeness and creativity to the lives of the residents. This year […]

Coffee Morning with David Griffiths (11.07.18)

Norwood House Nursing Home welcomed David Griffiths, a pastor from Silsden St James’ Church, who gave an interesting demonstration and the history of handkerchiefs! It was a highly entertaining speech illustrating the origins and uses of handkerchiefs and also highlighted how the material and type […]

Salvation Army Visit (14.06.18)

Norwood House Nursing Home had the pleasure of welcoming Bryan and Elsie Mortimer, who are members of the Salvation Army, to the Home to share experiences of being part of the Army as well as bringing exciting tales and stories of their adventures to the […]

Royal Wedding (19.05.18)

On 19th May 2018, Prince Harry finally tied the knot with Meghan Markle – and what a special day it was. Norwood House was beautifully decorated with posters of the Royals and Union Jacks to get the residents in the joyous and excited frame of […]

Coffee Morning with Mike Hellawell (10.05.18)

Norwood House Nursing Home was privileged to host Mike Hellawell, Keighley’s very own professional footballer with two England caps! A real celebrity treat. Mike enlightened us all in the life of a footballer back in the fifties and sixties and how different it is today! […]

Coffee Morning with Christine Sharp (11.04.18)

In April, Norwood House was joined by Christine Sharp, who divulged into the life of someone suffering from Osteoporosis and in particular, the signs to identify when this disease begins to take place. Christine gave both an informative and emotional talk of her struggles yet […]

Coffee Morning with Chris Binns (07/03/18)

In March, Norwood House welcomed Chris Binns to deliver a talk on his new book, A Journey from Bishop Rock to Muckle Flugga. Chris spoke with enthusiasm and passion as he told tales from his walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. He met with […]

Valentine’s Day 14.02.18

Love is in the air at Norwood House whereby the residents were treated to romantic songs (with the occasional couple dancing taking place!) to roll back the good times with their respected loved ones. The Nursing Home was decorated with hearts, flowers and red decoration […]

New Year Celebrations

Norwood House Nursing Home welcomed 2018 with a good old sing-a-long and dance; with many of the residents and staff gleefully joining in! The Nursing Home had a magical ambience with a positive, happy mood serenading from the residents to everyone associated with the Home. […]

Christmas Day 2017

Christmas Day 2017

Christmas day was finally here and this meant a Christmas lunch! All residents and staff dressed in their festive clothes as an exquisitely prepared lunch was served to everyone. Christmas songs were playing in the background and some of the residents even celebrated with some […]