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Cancer Research BBQ

Cancer Research UK’s Big BBQ took place this week and Asquith Hall residents took part, invited their friends and family to make a donation to attend our fabulous fundraising barbecues. The plan was for fundraisers to hold an event and this year’s campaign is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever, with thousands […]

Newly Registered Manager

Congratulations to our new Registered Manager Dawn Johnson who has been with us some time now and has previously been known in her role as our Clinical manager. Dawn has lots of new and innovative ideas to work with everyone on and has a wealth of experience in the care sector to ensure we drive […]

New Clinical Manager

Siobhan Gallagher has also been given different responsibilities as the Clinical manager of Asquith Hall and is addressing the quality issues in the home and is planning to update the audit systems in the home to evidence how well we are doing.

Slaithwaite Bakery

The staff at Asquith Hall have been to visit Slaithwaite Bakery and learn how to make bread by hand. As part of our ongoing pledge to source the best ingredients for our cooking we stumbled upon a small bakery run by members of what started out as a co-operative, and have developed into a busy […]

Keighley Cougars RLFC

I would also like to send a big thank you to Casicare – Asquith Hall who kindly sponsored the club and have purchased us 2 sets of portable Samba rugby posts. Asquith Hall also double up as my employer working as a physical therapist. Casicare is an excellent company to work for and they have […]

Garden Pub & Man Shed

We are having a garden pub and man shed built at Asquith Hall, requested by popular demand to let the men have a space for themselves, including Satellite TV, dominoes darts and snooker table. The idea was suggested some time again and because we all need some time out away from the hustle and bustle […]

Therapy with Rabbits

A friendly, confident rabbit can be a great therapy pet as they are cute and non-threatening. Many rabbits are small enough to be a good “lap size” therapy pet. A therapy rabbit should be well socialized, have a calm demeanor, enjoy being petted, and love being around people. A therapy rabbit is a healthy rabbit […]

Celebrating St George’s Day

St George’s Day in England remembers St George, England’s patron saint. The anniversary of his death, which is on April 23, is seen as England’s national day. According to legend, he was a soldier in the Roman army who killed a dragon and saved a princess. According to legend, St George slayed a dragon. Many […]

The Ice Cream Man Visits

Summer afternoons conjure up the image of strawberry cream teas and scones. At Asquith Hall we want to be different so we invited the ice cream man to call and looked forward to our 99 flake cornets, oyster shells and tubs with strawberry sauce and sprinkles. Fancy asking for that 65 times! We loved the […]

Baby Showers for 2 Staff Members

The residents are looking forward to 2 new Asquith Hall babies as we plan baby showers for Laura and Jane both working in our Housekeeping team. We already know what they are having so lots of PINK accessories are needed. Good luck to them both as they prepare for the new arrivals.