December Newsletter

NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2017

Exciting news this month to tell you, we have our new Minibus arriving!

Christmas is fast approaching there are lots  of things happening so please listen out for

Announcements at bingo in the morning just in case there are any changes.

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, please do not bring in drinks and ask us to keep behind the Servery, 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 Chair Yoga, Oldies and tots session, Games Afternoon and David Caesar.

Friday 1st December we have the Christmas light switch on here 5pm please come along and there will be refreshment’s in the day centre after.

On Tuesday 5th December we have been invited to Loseley Fields Children’s Centre for  a Christmas party, we can take 6-8 people  if you would like to go please come and put your name down.

Christmas Lunches week is w/b 11th December, when all regular day centre users can have a free Christmas Lunch, please make sure you book the day you would like to come, we are serving normal lunches as usual that week. We will have entertainment all that week so please stay and enjoy and mingle with our guests.

On Sunday 17th December we are having a Xmas Sunday Lunch, £5 please come and purchase your ticket and for Day Centre Users we will be running a free Minibus.

Monday 18th December we will have a Christmas special Bingo please come along and have some fun.

Thank you for all your support for the Christmas Fair we raised £1112.34 it was a great success.

Please note our last day is Thursday 21st December and we return to work on Tuesday 2nd January we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy New Year.

Annette & Wendy

November Newsletter

 

NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2017

Christmas is fast approaching there are lots of things happening so please listen out for announcements at bingo in the morning just in case there are any changes.  One important change is that the lunchtime now is 12.15pm not 12.00pm.

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, please do not bring in drinks and ask us to keep behind the Servery, 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 Grandads Aloud, oldies and tots sessions 10.30-11.30am, David Caesar, Louise & Otis, Songs of praise, Den and Don, Grandads Aloud and much much more.

Sharon the Mobile Clothes shop will be coming to the centre 10-12pm on Monday 13th November please come and grab yourself a bargain.

We have two shopping trips this month, on Wednesday 15th we will be going to Asda in Farnborough, cost £8 and on Tuesday 28th to Keydell Nurseries Christmas Shop & Winter Wonderland Walk in Horndean Cost £12. (Plus usual minibus charge).You will be responsible for paying for your own lunch .

 

Saturday 18th November is Farncombe Day Centres Christmas Fair 10.30-12.30pm please come down and support us; we have lots of fabulous stalls come down and do your Christmas Shopping. We are running a free Minibus that day please come and see myself or Wendy to put your names down.

Belinda will be here 10am on Monday 20th November  selling Jewellery, great gifts for Christmas.

 

Annette & Wendy

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