December Newsletter


Christmas is upon us so there will be lots of things going on this month!

 Don’t forget we have Bacon Rolls for sale for £1 and Toasted sandwiches Cheese/Ham with Tomato or onion for £1.50 between 9am-11am. We have also introduced sandwiches for people to take home for tea they also need to be ordered between 9am-11am for £1.50.  If you require us to make a birthday cake for you the kitchen will need a weeks’ notice.

Please chat with Deborah & Nikki if there is anything you are unable to eat and they will do their best to find an alternative for you. Please make sure you order the correct meal when you arrive as Deborah and Nikki will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch, also when you phone & order a lunch please can you specify what lunch you require if it is the one on the menu or the alternative to save any confusion.  Remember lunch must be booked by 11.00am.  We also have a nice range of homemade cakes, biscuits, plus sweets and chocolate treats. Please note only Day Centre Drinks can be consumed here, we cannot have people bringing in their own drinks. If there is a drink (non-alcoholic) that you would like to see on the servery please let us know, please do not bring in drinks and ask us to keep behind the Servery, we do have a nice range of cold drinks, hot drinks (Tea, Coffee, Cappuchinos,Horlicks, Bovril,Hot Chocolate and cartons of juice and water. We have put survey forms on all tables, please fill them in and place in plastic sleeve by the white board in the dining room, we cannot improve if we don’t have your comments.  PLEASE NOTE THE SERVERY WILL BE CLOSED 12-1PM EVERY DAY. We will NOT be storing any items in the fridge or freezer that have been purchased from the shops as we have had a number of issues that have arisen so please be mindful of this when purchasing your goods.

Please also be mindful on how many shopping bags you take home on the bus as we are limited for space!

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, birthday cards, tissues, deodorants, combs etc., please let us know if you would like to be able to purchase any other items from here and we will do our best to provide them at a very reasonable price.

We have our entertainment programme for December we have Bingo, Team games, Card Bingo, Baking and more.  Please do participate in our entertainment and activities afternoons, it takes a lot of time and effort to organise, plus it is a means of social interaction for everyone, and as they say ‘the more the merrier’.

We have also introduced a craft & art table in the lounge, please spend some time during the day to test your skills ask Louise or Helen for help to pass the morning by.

On Tuesday 3rd December we have Reiki & Reflexology 2-3pm in the lounge please come along and support.

On Friday 6th December we have the Farncombe Christmas Light Switch on here run by Godalming Town Council 4.30-5pm then after in the day centre for refreshments.

On Sunday 15th December we have our roast lunch special and entertainment, please see separate poster for details, entertainment will be by Billy and tickets will be £5 each.

Christmas Lunches week is week beginning 16th December all users will get one free Christmas lunch, they will be running all week and we will be having different entertainment each afternoon so you need to book it in the office with myself or Wendy on which day you wish to attend.

Friday 20th December will be our last day at the centre and we will reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Don’t forget we still have our Christmas Table selling Diaries, wrapping paper, tinsel and much more.

We have been very lucky to have been awarded a grant so we have 3 iPads so we have them for all to use, please come and ask if they have not been put out.

Would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and thank you for all your support over the year!

You can raise money for Farncombe Day centre through please log on to it and register for the Day centre and every purchase you make through internet shopping you can raise money for us, please think about us when you are Christmas shopping.                         Annette