Forget me not cafe

Last month Riversway Nursing Home invited residents and their family members to join the monthly meeting in the new ‘Forget Me Not Café.’


The meeting was held on the terrace of the Riversway garden which is now full of new chairs, tables and parasols to keep guests at the café cool during the summer months.


Everyone relaxed throughout the afternoon, enjoying cups of tea, fabulous cakes and delicious scones which left everyone full before they went home.


Thank you to everyone involved with the café and to Matt Nolan, Management Intern for helping with refreshments on the day – everyone really enjoyed the afternoon.


 Contact Riversway Nursing Home on 01179 555758 for further information on our next next Forget Me Not Café date


Riversway water fights and paddling pools

The weather has been so hot lately that Riversway Nursing Home staff have thoughtfully been thinking of fun ways to keep residents cool in the heat.


Throughout the day the staff filled up paddling pools for the residents to relax and cool their feet in outside. At the other side of the garden, resident Marianne and activities coordinator Kristy ended up getting soaked after a bucket appeared filled with water balloons.


Marianne was determined to get staff members wet as she threw the balloons and started a water fight.


Everyone had a good laugh as they watched the events unfold – it’s safe to say Marianne had to go and dry off after fun filled afternoon.


Lunch by the river

A recent trip saw a party from Riversway Nursing Home visit the famous SS Great Britain attraction in Bristol.      


As well as exploring the famous ship, we enjoyed lunch by the river and cooling off in the heat in the café afterwards with ice lollies all round.


Fishing in the sun

Alive, the organisation which works to connect communities with care homes, planned an amazing day for us recently.


Resident George spent the day fishing at a local lake, catching eight roach. The weather was fantastic and the company was lovely.


It was George’s first time fishing, and he loved the experience – made even better by a cold pint of cider on the way home. He told us he’d had a lovely day, ‘it was the best!’


Thanks to Emma from Alive for organising the day. To learn more about Alive on their website click HERE


To view more photographs on our Facebook page click HERE



Nursery visit entertains Riversway

A weekly visit by a local nursery entertained residents and staff at Riversway Nursing Home.


A group from Mama Bear’s Nursery regularly stops by Riversway to spend time with us, and on their latest visit the children spent time colouring pictures and playing with bubbles.


Little Liam thoroughly enjoyed catching bubbles with our resident, Monica, it’s lovely to see the way the pair have bonded.


Updated 30/07/18 - Last week Monica received this beautiful handmade card from Liam full of photos of their time together. Liam wanted Monica to have something to remember him by as he is off to preschool in September. 


Have a lovely time at preschool Liam from us all at Riversway Nursing Home



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Contact : General Manager - Jan Wilkins

Riversway Nursing Home
Crews Hole Road, St. George
Bristol, BS5 8GG

Tel: 01179 555758
Fax: 01179 540145
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