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June News and Events From Cumnor Hill House

June was a great month in our home, take a look 

Birthdays Galore

Lots of Birthdays celebrated lately, which means one thing! Lots of delicious cake!

Making The Most Of The Sunshine With A Spot Of Gardening

Bonjour Monsieur! 

It's never too late to start something new and our residents love their weekly French lessons

Cheese and Wine Tasting

Our residents thoroughly enjoyed the cheese and wine tasting this weekend

Time For A Cuppa

For Dementia Week we hosted a 'time for a cuppa' coffee morning and took part in lots of different memory activities that helped the residents to reminisce and think of past events from their lives.

Cumnor Hill House Fine Dining

Our Fine Dining Room is incredible here at Cumnor and we love to use it as often as we can!

Group Singing Session

Our residents love joining in a sing-a-long, we vary the songs each week but the favourites are usually wartime songs

Arts and Crafts Workshop

We hold a weekly arts and crafts session here at Cumnor Hill House and our residents love to get involved. We like to hang their pieces around the home.

Keeping Active

Our residents like playing Bag a Win, and testing out their target skills

Our Resident Pianist

In order to mark Dementia Awareness Week we have been reminiscing on past careers and hobbies of our residents. One of our residents gave a piano lesson to some of the staff!

Mexican Evening

This week for our weekly Thursday Evening Event we enjoyed a Mexican-themed evening. There was Mexican food, music and a quiz on all things Mexico!

Who Doesn't Love a Musical?

We've been watching musicals lately, which are enjoyed by our residents at Cumnor Hill House. This week was Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Guys and Dolls.

Pimms in The Sunshine

We had a great weekend, sipping Pimms in the sunshine, as well as lots of arts and crafts!

Celebrating Carers Week

To celebrate carers week and to show our appreciation to all of our wonderful staff we had an ice cream van arrive at Cumnor Hill House today as a surprise and the staff and residents really enjoyed their ice creams !!
And we would like to say a big warm welcome to our new deputy manager, and we hope you have had a great first day.

Our residents love cooking and baking, and today made some great designs decorating biscuits

Sunhat Weather

The recent sunshine definitely made for sunhat weather, let's hope it's here to stay!

Cumnor Hill House Garden Party

To celebrate HRH Queen Elizabeth's Birthday we hosted a garden party where cream tea and champagne were served for our residents. We had the Saffron Strings attend to perform beautiful classical music, which was enjoyed by all who attended. The weather was lovely and the sun was shining, the perfect afternoon for such a special day!!

Captain Tom 100 Fundraising Event

We pledged to donate 100 toys for this event, and are pleased to announce all toys have been donated to hospitals in Oxford

Afternoon Tea with A Fruity Twist

Afternoon tea with a fruity twist. As the weather has been hot hot hot, we had a very fruity, tasty, and refreshing fruit tea last week. The residents enjoyed the wide selection of fruits alongside Prosecco.

Summer Themed Arts and Crafts

Our residents enjoyed making plant scenes drawing inspiration from our lovely garden

The residents having fun making chocolate cornflake cakes

Bird Watching

We are so lucky at Cumnor Hill House to be surrounded by woodland so we get to spot a vast variety of birdlife!

Keeping Fit With Dot

Our residents love their weekly session with Dot

New Gazebos

Fantastic new gazebos which are greatly appreciated in the hot sunny weather

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Despite the bad weather, we had a great time picnicking in the Bistro instead!

Happy Birthday Helen and Elsie

We recently celebrated two birthdays with a lovely lunch

Celebrating Father's Day

We had a lovely day for Father's Day at Cumnor Hill House, pampering all the lovely fathers who live here, a delicious roast dinner, and to top it off James Bond in the cinema!

First-Class, Nutritious Cuisine

An important aspect of everyday life for our residents is food. So our chefs ensure the finest and most nutritious food is served to our residents for every meal. From smoked salmon to cheese boards, from roast dinners to homemade pates, our chefs go above and beyond to cater menus to the requests and requirements of every individual in our care.
Thank you to the kitchen team for all of your hard work and support. I would like to share with you some of their amazing creations.


Now that our residents can gradually mix floors we are pleased to announce that Scrabble club has started and we played a good game yesterday. The ladies were happy to join in and get back to normal!

Fine Dining

Our residents enjoying some more delights in the Find Dining Room

Pride Coffee Morning

We held our Pride coffee morning today which was bright, fun, and exciting!



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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