October Newsletter

NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2017

This month we welcome Deborah Grove to our team as our new cook on 11th October she will introduce herself no doubt but pop and say hello and introduce yourself.

Now the colder weather is here salads are now off the menu, and we will now be having homemade soup on the menu. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Deborah & Emma 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 Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Deborah &  Emma 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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 fantastic entertainment programme Susie Drage, Graham King, Claire Dawson, Songs of praise, Halloween Activities & Den and Don and much much more. Please be aware that the Entertainment can change so please listen for updates at morning bingo.

We are the Mayors Charity this year & we are joining him for his Quiz Night on Friday 20th October at 7.30pm as all proceeds are split between us and Moss Lane school, there will be a hog roast and a raffle. It will be £10 a ticket please come and support it, at Wilfred Noyce Centre, Godalming.

 

Thursday 19th October we will be doing a trip to Squires Garden Centre in Milford if you would like to go please come and see myself or Wendy.

 

We will be having a Jungle Themed party on Wednesday 1st November, we will have a themed lunch and entertainment, tickets for Day Centre Users will be £3.00 and for non-users £3.50 for tickets please come and see myself or Wendy. The party will be 10am-3pm; lunch will be served at 12pm.

 

Just to let you all know that the old £1 coins will not be accepted here from 15th October so please ensure you use them up.

Annette & Wendy

September Newsletter

NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2017

This month we will be saying goodbye to Jane the Cook we wish her all the best in her new adventure.

Now the warmer weather is here salads are now on the menu, if you know you are going to be late in please can you ensure if you want a salad can you make sure you call in to book it.  Please ensure you are drinking plenty of water in this hot weather. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks .If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Emma 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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.

On 4th September we have Sharon Mobile fashions here 10.30-12pm please come along to grab a bargain.We have our fantastic entertainment programme David Caesar, Graham King (Poetry to films), Songs of praise, Louise & Otis, Den and Don and much much more. Please be aware that the Entertainment can change so please listen for updates at morning bingo. We have our 2 minibus trips 13th and 19th September to wittering please see separate posters, please see myself or Wendy if you haven’t booked your place. Just to let you all know that the old £1 coins will not be accepted here from 15th October so please ensure you use them up.

Annette

August Newsletter

NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2017

Now the warmer weather is here salads are now on the menu, if you know you are going to be late in please can you ensure if you want a salad can you make sure you call in to book it.  Please ensure you are drinking plenty of water in this hot weather. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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 fantastic entertainment programme Mill Cottage farm Animals coming, horse Racing afternoon, Den & Don, Sight for Surrey Bus, Coop talk (please see separate poster),Patrick Webber  and much much more. Please be aware that the Entertainment can change so please listen for updates at morning bingo.

The Day Centre Summer Garden Party will be taking place on Tuesday 8th August.  Come and join us for a day of fun & games with a picnic lunch, strawberries & ice cream plus excellent musical entertainment followed by afternoon tea and cake.  We are offering this day free to our regular visitors and only £3.00 to general public, please get your tickets from the office. (usual minibus fare applies) If wet will be held indoors.

 

On Monday 14th August Sharon the Mobile Clothes shop will be visiting so come and grab yourself a bargain.

Please note we will be closed on Monday 28th August due to Bank Holiday so afternoon Bingo will be on Tuesday 29th August.

 

 

  Annette & Wendy                                         

July Newsletter

NEWSLETTER JULY 2017

Now the warmer weather is here salads are now on the menu, if you know you are going to be late in please can you ensure if you want a salad can you make sure you call in to book it.  Please ensure you are drinking plenty of water in this hot weather. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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 fantastic entertainment programme Den & Don, Louise & Otis, David Caesar, and much much more. Please be aware that the Entertainment can change so please listen  for updates at morning bingo.

 

We have Sassi gifts visiting again on Friday 7th July 10.30-12pm your chance to buy some gifts or early Christmas presents and also Belinda will be here on Monday 10th July selling Jewellery 10.30-12pm.

 

Thank you to all the staff and Volunteers that helped at the Summer Fete we raised the fantastic amount of £1805.48.

The Day Centre AGM will be held at 2pm on Thursday 20th

July followed by tea and cakes for all those attending the AGM.

Penny Rivers who arranges Songs of Praise at the Day Centre has offered to take Holy

Communion here, so if anyone would like to take Holy Communion in the Day Centre please speak to Annette or Wendy who will arrange with Penny.

June Newsletter

NEWSLETTER JUNE 2017

Now the warmer weather is here salads will be starting on the menu Tuesday 2nd May so we will be stopping homemade soup.  Please ensure you are drinking plenty of water in this hot weather. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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 can no longer accept the old style £5 notes, your Bank or Post Office may accept them up until 5th May.

 

We have our fantastic entertainment programme Den & Don, Louise & Otis, Garden Games, Vince, Emilie will be here doing Manicures and pedicures 10am-2pm please come in and book appointment with us in the office, Songs of Praise and much much more.

 

As part of National Care Home Open days we have been invited to Puttenham Hill House  for a Fish and Chip Lunch with entertainment if you would like to go please come and see myself or Wendy it will be 11-3pm.

 

 

Wednesday 14th June is our Fish and Chip outing to Southsea please come and book your place with Myself and Wendy if you have not done so.

 

Farncombe day centres Summer Fete and and Boot sale will take place on 24th June 12-3pm at canon Bowring Recreation ground, lower manor Road,Farncombe please come down and support us and raise money for the centre.

 

 

 

                         Annette & Wendy                                         

May newsletter

NEWSLETTER MAY 2017

Now the warmer weather is here salads will be starting on the menu Tuesday 2nd May so we will be stopping homemade soup. We will still be offering alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice? We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age 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 can no longer accept the old style £5 notes, your Bank or Post Office may accept them up until 5th May.

 

We have our fantastic entertainment programme Grandads Aloud, Rodney, Den & Don, Uke Jam and much much more. Monday Bingo will be on Tuesday 30th May as we are closed for Bank Holiday. On 18th May we will be having a lady called Emilie coming in to do manicures and Pedicures 10am-1pm if it is really popular then we will be having it on a weekly basis every Thursday, she will be operating in the medical room but you will need to book in the office with Annette and Wendy please see price lists around the centre.

 

We are introducing a change to the afternoon our Volunteer will be serving Tea from 12.45pm and entertainment will start at 1.30pm and the servery will stay open so if you wish to purchase refreshments after you will be able.

We are busy planning our Summer Fete, which will take place on Saturday 24th June at The Canon Bowring Recreation Ground, Farncombe from 12.00 – 3.00pm.  If anyone would like to make any donations towards our Raffle, Tombola or good as new gifts, we would greatly appreciate them.

Thank you to everyone that supported us by requesting a % of your shopping at Coop going to Farncombe day centre we raised at total of £2792.

Please note we are closed Monday 1sMay

& Monday 29th May.

 

                         Annette & Wendy                                         

April Newsletter

NEWSLETTER APRIL 2017

I would also like to welcome Helen our new volunteer doing Servery and other jobs at the centre.

We have now stopped doing salads and homemade soup will be coming back on the winter menu. Don’t forget we also offer alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma 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 Jane and Emma will be unable to change this when they are serving lunch. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you want to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice?

We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age birthday cards, tissues,deodrants,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 Den & Don, Sight For Surrey Bus 10am-12pm, Sassi Gifts 10.30-12pm, Mobile clothes shop this month also Lucy will be doing various activities seed sowing, seated Activities,Cooking,Scrabble Afternoon, Easter activities  and much much more.

 

We are introducing a change to the afternoon our afternoon Volunteer will be serving Tea from 12.45pm and entertainment will start at 1.30pm and the servery will stay open so if you wish to purchase refreshments after you will be able to. PLEASE NOTE we will be calling morning bingo at 11.30am and announcements after so all users hear. There is also going to be a small increase in Bingo tickets from the 3rd April due to suppliers increase in prices, bingo tickets will be 30p a ticket and Bingo Books will be 60p a book.

 

Please note we are closed 14th April (Good Friday) and 17th April (Easter Monday).

I would like to wish you all a Happy Easter.

 

 

                                                                  Annette & Wendy

March Newsletter

NEWSLETTER MARCH 2017

The kitchen refurbishment is now coming to an end thank you so much to everyone for your patience. We will back to normal on 7th March please note we will be closed on Monday 6th March so we can clean the centre. We will be having an official kitchen opening on Friday 17th March please come along 1.30-2.30pm refreshments will be provided and the kitchen will be opened by the Mayor. I would also like to welcome Althea our new volunteer doing lunch tickets on a Thursday.

We have now stopped doing salads and homemade soup will be coming back on the winter menu. Don’t forget we also offer alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma if there is anything you are unable to eat and they will do their best to find an alternative for you. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. If you are wanting to order Tea and Cake for your birthday please can you give Jane 2 weeks’ notice.

We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age birthday cards, tissues 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 organised for two trips to garden centres one is 9th march to Wyevale garden centre in Pulborough and 22nd March to the Ferry boat inn at Hayling island please see separate poster and book with Annette or Wendy each trip will be £10 per person. We have also organised our programme of events for the year please see posters around.

 

We have David Caesar,Tracey,Den and Don and Songs of praise this month and much much more. We are introducing a change to the afternoon our afternoon Volunteer will be serving Tea from 12.45pm and entertainment will start at 1.30pm and the servery will stay open so if you wish to purchase refreshments after you will be able to. PLEASE NOTE we will be calling morning bingo at 11.30am and announcements after so all users hear.

We have been successful as one of the Co-operative charities so please support us by buying lots of goods, you need to register your Co-Op card online or call 08000234708 and requesting your 1% of your shopping goes to Age Concern Farncombe.

We have only got until the 31st March so please get shopping.

 

 

 

                                                                  Annette & Wendy

January Newsletter

NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017

Welcome back to everyone hope you all had a Happy Christmas and New Year! Thank you for all the generous gifts we were given and for all your support last year.

We have now stopped doing salads and homemade soup will be coming back on the winter menu. Don’t forget we also offer alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes.  Please chat with Jane or Emma if there is anything you are unable to eat and they will do their best to find an alternative for you. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. We are also doing filled rolls or sandwiches, scones with Clotted cream and Jam and cheese and biscuits to TAKEAWAY . They will need to be ordered the day before you require them, and the Kitchen staff will freshly prepare them ready for you to take home the following day.

We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age birthday cards, tissues 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.

 

On Monday 23rd January we have Mobile fashions here with lots of sale items please make sure you come for a browse and grab a bargain.

 

We have some exciting events happening this month Musical Entertainment from Den and Don, Chris Munroe, David Caesar and Tracey.  It takes a large amount of work for us to organise entertainment and we will be coming around asking what entertainment you would like as it takes a large amount of money out of our budget and it seems that a majority of you do not wish to join in or partake in activities which is a waste, so we would appreciate it if everyone stays in the lounge for the duration of the entertainment and the servery will not open until 2-2.15pm.

 

We have been successful as one of the Co-operative charities so please support us by buying lots of goods, you need to register your Co-Op card online or call 08000234708 and requesting your 1% of your shopping goes to Age Concern Farncombe.

 

I would like to Thank Waverley Borough Council and Santander for providing Volunteers to help serve Christmas Lunches it was a great help to our Volunteers to make it all run smoothly.

 

                                                                  Annette & Wendy

Newsletter December 2016

xmasChristmas has finally arrived!

We have now stFather Christmasopped doing salads and homemade soup will be coming back on the winter menu. Don’t forget we also offer alternative’s including, omelettes, & jacket potatoes. Please chat with Jane or Emma if there is anything you are unable to eat and they will do their best to find an alternative for you. 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, we do have a nice range of cold drinks cartons of juice and water, and new to the drinks we will now be serving cup a soups please see the sign on servery. We are also doing filled rolls or sandwiches, scones with Clotted cream and Jam and cheese and biscuits to TAKEAWAY . They will need to be ordered the day before you require them, and the Kitchen staff will freshly prepare them ready for you to take home the following day.

We will now 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.

We are now selling a variety of items on our ‘Sales Trolley’, wrapping paper, sellotape, bingo dabbers, age birthday cards, tissues 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.

Don’t forget to purchase your Christmas goods from the table in the entrance wrapping paper,calenders,crackers,Diaries etc at fantastic bargain prices.

We have some exciting events happening this month: we have the Christmas light switch on Friday 2nd December at 5pm come and join us for Tea and mince pies after and Sunday 18th December we are having a Sunday Lunch instead of a Christmas Tea please see separate menu lunch is served at 12pm and we will be having afternoon entertainment all for £5. We have our fantastic Entertainment programme Patrick Webber, Tracey for Skills and Games, Godalming Band,St Hilarys School Choir, Den and Don,Grandads Aloud and much much more. PLEASE NOTE 12th-16th December we will have entertainment every day. It takes a large amount of work for us to organise entertainment and we will be coming around asking what entertainment you would like as it takes a large amount of money out of our budget and it seems that a majority of you do not wish to join in or partake in activities which is a waste, so we would appreciate it if everyone stays in the lounge for the duration of the entertainment and the servery will not open until 2-2.15pm.

We have been successful as one of the Co-operative charities so please support us by buying lots of goods, you need to register your Co-Op card online or call 08000234708 and requesting your 1% of your shopping goes to Age Concern Farncombe.

Thank you to everyone that came and supported the Christmas Fair we raised a fantastic £1068.45 and it is still ongoing.

I would like to announce we have appointed a new minibus driver as Chris is retiring at the end of the month his name is Bob so please welcome him.

The day centre will be closing on Friday 16th December and reopening again on Tuesday 3rd January so I would like to wish you all a Happy Christmas and Happy New Year!

Annette & Wendy