Summer Outing to Shell Bay!

Residents Trip to Shell Bay

Tuesday, 12th July 2016 from 11am

Harrys Rock AdjustedThis month sees one of our highlights of the activity calendar with our annual trip on the high seas across the Sandbanks chainlink ferry to Shell Bay. Our intrepid residents will be enjoying a picnic lunch with fabulous views along the Studland coast towards Bournemouth and Poole as well as Old Harry’s rock.

See our poster here…

Other activities included this month can be found here…

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Summer Events

Roxy Cinema – Carry on Sargeant!

Thursday, 30th June 2016

Video LibraryWe’ve got a new addition to our activities line-up this year, brought to us by Roxy Cinema! Take a look at the poster here… Roxy Cinema recreates the atmosphere of cinemas within the care home environment. Our residents will be treated to popcorn and the big silver screen as they go back in time to the celluloid world of the flicks!

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Forthcoming Activities

Pippa Roberts poetryWe’ve got a new entertainer to introduce to you today! For the first time, we are delighted to welcome Pippa Roberts to our home who will be treating our residents to an afternoon of poetry. Here’s the details…


You’ll find the other activity highlights for May here…

P1000346Looking back at last month’s celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday, we have a collage of photos from our fun trip with the Queen!


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Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Thursday, 21st April 2016 – The Queen’s 90th Birthday

Avon Beach Outing and Fish & Chips

Afternoon Royal Tea

Queen-90To mark the 90th birthday of the oldest monarch in British history, The Evergreens is celebrating with a traditional British outing to the beach and a fish and chip lunch. See here for details…

Following the outing we’re having a special afternoon Royal Tea, from 3pm, with all the style you’d expect from the Ritz! Details of our Royal Tea afternoon can be found by clicking this link.

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The Evergreens has won an award!

top-20-award-2016One of the Top 20 Recommended Care Homes in the South West!

The Evergreens is proud to announce that it has won an award from, the leading directory and review site for care homes in England! The award is for being one of the top 20 recommended care homes in the whole South West region as recommended by residents and their families. We were only one of 2 Bournemouth homes to make it into the list.

Thanks to all the staff for their continued hard work and help in making The Evergreens the caring, resident focused home that it is. Well done!

This is an excerpt from Homes in each region of the UK. The Awards are based on over 55,000 Reviews & Recommendations received from Residents and Family / Friends of Residents from 15th February 2014 to 15th February 2016. Specifically, we have used the Review Score, as of 15th of February 2016, which is calculated using a combination of the number of reviews, the average of each of the ratings and the size of the care home. Care homes are excluded from the awards if they are not compliant with their regulatory authority at the time of the announcement of the Awards (5th March 2016).

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Resident Survey Results – 2016

Resident’s Satisfaction Survey 2016

Resident Survey Results - 2016 - PieThe results of our annual survey are in! We thank those of you who took the time to give us your views, the results are based on questions relating to all areas of our service and the physical home, to which we had a total of 659 questions responded to.

The Evergreens takes resident and family feedback very seriously, so the annual survey is a good way to provide a medium for this. Once again, it seems as if the overwhelming majority feel that they are very satisfied with the service provided, so well done to all the staff for their hard work throughout the year in maintaining the high standards which we set ourselves. This year we’ve provided a comparison with previous year’s results and it shows that a consistent performance with a rising trend for the ‘very satisfied’. A very pleasing result indeed!

Click here to see the Survey Results 2016


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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you all from The Evergreens!

Christmas TreeWe’ve been having a great time here with our Christmas Party for the residents and our outing to the Haven Hotel to see the Christmas Lights, enjoy a hot sausage role accompanied by a glass of mulled wine, all served by the waiters from the Haven. Mmmm!

See our party collage here from the Residents Christmas Party.

Click on the ‘Dining’ tab above to view our special Christmas menus and wine list for the festive period.

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Winter Activity Schedule

Bournemouth Christmas LightsSo the festive season is nearly upon us! Here’s a sneaky look at what our December program holds in store for us. More details early next week, but one notable event is our Resident’s Christmas Party which kicks off our Christmas schedule on the 8th.

December Activity Program 2015.

Resident’s Christmas PartyTuesday, 8th December from 6pm – all friends and family of resident’s welcome!

Resident’s Outing to Haven Hotel & Bournemouth Christmas Lights


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Autumn Activities

MusicalThe weather certainly seems to be changing with the seasons, but to keep our residents nicely warmed up, we’ve got our usual range of activities this month with a couple of new additions like pianist Simon Woodley and of course a spooky end to October with Halloween and a special menu.


Looking back at the end of the summer we were very lucky to have been able to make the most of the better weather with a feature trip to Avon Beach and a resident’s fish & chips lunch, click here to see our photo collage of the trip.

Click here for the October activities schedule.

Here’s our posters for the coming events (click on the event to see more details):


Carousel Theatre – Carry on Carousel, Thursday, 8th October

Simon Woodley, PianistMonday, 5th October

Singer & Entertainer, Darren MatthewsFriday, 16th October

Alive! ReminiscenceFriday, 20th October

Violinist, Mark AnsteadMonday, 26th October


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Upcoming Events

Avon BeachWith August a bit of a wash-out, we’re hoping that September has some sunnier days as we start up our post-holiday season outings again. As well as our usual line up, we have an mini-bus trip to Avon Beach in Christchurch planned for Thursday, 17th September, taking a Fish & Chip lunch to enjoy by the sea. Take a look at our poster for details…

Creature Teachers LogoWe also have all of our residents favourite entertainment events in addition to our normal weekly schedule, finishing the month with our ever popular visit from the Creature Teachers!


Tuesday, 15th September 2.30p.m.- Alive! Reminiscence Show

Friday, 18th September, 2.30p.m. – Darren Matthews, Singer & Entertainer

Sunday, 20th September, 3p.m. – Mark Anstead, Violinist 

Tuesday, 22nd September – Musical Recital by a local Choir

Thursday, 17th September – Minibus outing to Avon Beach with Fish & Chips lunch

Wenesday, 30th September, 2.30p.m. – Creature Teachers



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