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April News and Events at Cumnor Hill House

Take a look at the fun we have had this month

Yesterday our residents enjoyed making the signs for our sponsored walk. Hopefully, these will keep our walkers motivate to keep going!

Pamper Session

When the salons are shut, the salon comes to you...our resident enjoying a pamper session with our amazing hairdresser.

Theatre Day

To celebrate Theatre Day, our residents had a selection of classic theatre shows/movies to choose from. The top choices were The sleeping beauty (ballet performance from the Royal Opera House), Moulin Rouge, Oliver, and Mama Mia.
Cheese boards were provided by our chef and all the residents enjoyed the performance/movie.

We donated Easter Eggs to the Oxford Hospitals Charity this year.
We hope they are enjoyed by all that will receive them !!
Help spread a little cheer and support this Easter by supporting us with our sponsored walk. Our walk took place on the 7th of April 2021

Getting Creative at Cumnor Hill House

Today our residents enjoyed getting creative with our Easter Crafts workshop. The workshop was the start of the fun-filled bank holiday Easter weekend.
We made bonnets, decorative eggs, stained-glass windows, and much more.


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Our beautiful Easter display - All the decorations have been hand-made by the residents.
'Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life' ~ S. D. Gordon

Cumnor Hill House Sponsored Walk

Today we completed our sponsored walk for the Oxford Hospitals Charity. Our residents met the goal of 50 laps and together we had fun raising money for such a great charity !!
Thank you to those who supported us.

National Map Day

For National Map Day we arranged for photos of our residents on holiday to be sent in so a shared photo album could be created. This enabled us to see all the places that our residents had visited. We soon discovered that many had a passion for exploring and traveling. We then dotted the visited destinations on a wall map and it's so pleasing to see how many places our residents have been to!! 

Enjoying the Boat Race

Our residents watched the boat race that took place on Easter Day. It was a special event for one of our residents in particular as their son had been involved in organising the event. All the residents came together to watch the race unfold!!

World Party Day fun At Cumnor Hill House

WORLD PARTY DAY !! We celebrated by having an American 50s themed party. Burgers, hotdogs, and milkshakes were served and the residents enjoyed dancing to some of the greatest hits from the 1950s.

Ensuring our residents are able to do what they enjoy is a priority of ours. This gentleman loves to play the piano, so ensuring he has access to one is part of the service that we provide here at Cumnor Hill House.
It is lovely to see our residents enjoying the activities that they love to do.

Afternoon Tea at Cumnor Hill House

Afternoon tea was served in the Bistro over the weekend for our residents to enjoy. All the cakes were handmade in the home

and were delightful !!

Group Exercise at Cumnor Hill House

Our residents love to join in with the group exercise sessions that take place within the home.

Sensory Balls

Finding activities that are suitable for all of our residents is very important to us. Here a resident is enjoying our sensory box of balls and toys that he can feel. Some of these items brought back great memories such as the yo-yo and the juggling balls.

Winston Churchill Day

We Celebrated Winston Churchill Day last week by having traditional fish and chips and we watched his famous speeches !!
The residents really enjoyed celebrating this occasion as it brought back a lot of memories.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Yesterday we had a Mad Hatter's Tea Party which everyone enjoyed. The residents were joined by Alice, The mad Hatter, The Queen of Hearts and Dweedle Dum.

Birthday Celebrations at Cumnor Hill House

We have celebrated a few Birthdays over the past month. Although it is hard to celebrate a Birthday during a pandemic we have made it as enjoyable as we can to ensure their special day is still celebrated and one for them to remember.


The sunshine is here!!! And we made sure to enjoy it while we can.
Our residents took part in a group exercise class outside in the sunshine with our instructor.

Ladies enjoying their wine in the garden

The ladies enjoyed a glass of wine in the garden on this sunny afternoon. They sat back and relaxed in the sunshine.


Care Quality Commission Rating of Cumnor Hill House Care Home

*Last report published 12/01/2021

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Breeches End, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9FW

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