October Newsletter


I would like to welcome Ella to our team she is helping out as a volunteer on servery please make her feel welcome.

Now the colder weather is setting in we have stopped salads and homemade chunky or smooth soup will be on the menu.

 Don’t forget we have Bacon Rolls for sale for £1 between 9am-11am. 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 October we have Bingo, Table Dominoes, Pilates, and seated Exercise 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 1st October we are celebrating international older people’s day so we have a fun packed day, with ageless golf in the morning and animals visiting in the afternoon, it will be £5 special so don’t forget to book.

We have several sessions of Chair Pilates starting on Friday 4th October these are free sessions so please come along and support, they start at 2pm.

On Friday 11th October we have our Quiz night, tables of 6-8 people, fish and chip supper, bring your own drink,£10 per person please come and support us for a fantastic evening.

On Wednesday 16th October we have sassi gifts visiting, why not make a start on your Christmas shopping!

On Thursday 17th October we have an outing to Country market, please see posters with all information and costs on.

On Wednesday 23rd October we have Sharon the mobile clothes lady visiting, why not treat yourself to something for Christmas.

On Tuesday 29th October we have an outing to Forest Lodge Garden Centre, please see separate poster for all details.

On Thursday 31st October we have a Halloween £5 special, we will have a Halloween themed lunch and in the afternoon at 2pm we will have sounds nostalgic entertaining us.

You can raise money for Farncombe Day centre through www.easyfundraising.org.uk 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.