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April 2024 Newsletter

- 2 May 2024

As the weather continues to improve ,our residents are seizing the opportunity to engage in gardening activities, such as crafting beautiful hanging baskets and tending to the raised beds...


March 2024 Newsletter

- 12 April 2024

March has been a hectic month with Russettings having several minibus trips as the weather improves. An important visit to the Cat Protection centre at Chelwoodgate, took place...


February 2024 Newsletter

- 8 March 2024

It was a wet and windy month at Russettings, but still packed a lot of fun!Leading up to the Chinese New Year, we explored the cross over of western horoscopes and Chinese versions...


January 2024 Newsletter

- 20 February 2024

Balcombe saw its fair share of weather this January! Storms, with plenty of rain, cold winds and snow; but signs of spring are starting pop through our lasagna planting pots on the patio...

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December 2023 Newsletter

- 18 January 2024

December at Russettings has been a month filled with sparkle and festive cheer! As we eagerly prepared for the holiday season, our residents immersed themselves in a delightful array of arts, crafts...


November 2023 Newsletter

- 16 December 2023

November kicked off with a burst of excitement at Russettings Care Home! Although the rain played spoilsport for our much-anticipated firework party, our spirit prevailed...


October 2023 Newsletter

- 21 November 2023

Russettings embraced the enchanting Autumn hues, casting a spell of beauty across our grounds. We delighted in observing the foliage and trees undergo a captivating transformation, setting the stage for our...


September 2023 Newsletter

- 19 October 2023

Russettings Care Home had an extraordinary September, and our newsletter is here to share the highlights with you! International Planet Week transported us to the stars with Star Trek themes...

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August 2023 Newsletter

- 19 September 2023

August was a month to remember at Russettings Care Home! Our residents and the children from Buttercup Barn Nursery have been nurturing a beautiful relationship...

Bikers visit Russetings

July 2023 Newsletter

- 21 August 2023

July at Russettings was a whirlwind of exciting activities despite the weather. The month kicked off with a captivating Chilean-themed lunch curated by a resident, featuring an authentic menu and captivating arts...

100th birthday Celebration

June 2023 Newsletter

- 25 July 2023

In June, Russettings Care Home had an exciting and eventful month. We organised trips out and spent more time enjoying their beautiful garden. Leading up to Father's Day, we held reminiscing circles with family...

Coronation Party

May 2023 Newsletter

- 21 June 2023

Russettings eagerly anticipated the coronation of Charles III and Queen Camilla, engaging in various activities! Residents participated in reminiscing circles, quizzes, and arts and crafts sessions...

May 2023 Monthly activities

June 2023 Monthly Agenda

- 5 June 2023

At Russettings Care Home, we’re excited to share the delightful activities planned for the month of June. From honouring fathers to celebrating an incredible milestone, we have a range of events that will create lasting...

April at Russettings care home

April 2023 Newsletter

- 25 May 2023

April at Russettings Care Home was a month of magic and togetherness. From Palm Sunday arts and crafts to a delightful Easter lunch with families, our residents enjoyed the warmth of shared experiences...

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May 2023 Monthly Agenda

- 11 May 2023

Russettings Care Home has an exciting May agenda for our residents. The activities planned offer something for everyone, with highlights including a Coronation arts and crafts session, a spa day with hairdressing...

Pet Therapy at Russettings care home

March 2023 Newsletter

- 20 April 2023

Spring has arrived at Russettings, bringing with it longer days, blossoming flowers, and a whole host of activities for residents to enjoy. From trips to the British Garden centre to flower arranging and themed lunches...

Resident with family

February 2023 Newsletter

- 21 March 2023

As always, February is a short month but Russettings has packed a great variety of activities in throughout the month. Highlights this month was, of course, Valentines Day! Russettings created a romantic ambiance...

Burns Day at Russettings Care Home

January 2023 Newsletter

- 21 February 2023

It was lovely to welcome family and friends into the communal areas again this January for celebratory lunch designed by Signature Dinning to welcome the New Year. Other culinary treats weaved their way...

Resident with her family

December 2022 Newsletter

- 23 January 2023

December at Russettings has been a jam packed month of entertainment and celebrations! From a Dusty Springfield tribute act to Christmas parties and decorations, we without a doubt made the most out of...

Russettings Christmas Party

Christmas Party

- 22 December 2022

The highly anticipated Russettings Christmas Party took place on the 10th of December, for residents, relatives and friends! Our Manager Nikki, was there to meet and greet our guests, with a welcome drink of their choice...

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Alpacas Visit Russettings

- 23 January 2023

We were so delighted to have some new visitors come and put a smile on our residents' faces this month! The adorable alpacas, Hugo and Finley, from Mortimer Alpacas made a big impression at our care home...

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November 2022 Newsletter

- 21 December 2022

November at Russettings, has been full of surprises and staring events: which literally started off with a bang! On the 4th of November, Russettings had their firework party! Starting with a Bonfire Buffet, of hot soup...

Drumming activites

Ocotober 2022 Newsletter

- 18 November 2022

Russettings emersed ourselves in all elements of Autumn with outstanding flower arrangements containing exotic flowers such as Birds of Paradise. A special harvest wreath was created by residents and entered into...

September Spectacular Russettings Care Home

September 2022 Newsletter

- 20 October 2022

September has been a very active month at Russettings with lots of variety and opportunities for the residents to enjoy themselves within the home and activities in the community with various activities and events...

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August 2022 Newsletter

- 7 September 2022

This month has seen an increase in various activities and outreach in the community, especially as we have just come out of ‘lock down’ with all the precautions of Covid. This means that the activities team have been...

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November Activities

- 5th November 2021

Hi everyone! We've got a solid month of activities planned this week. Please feel free to hit the button below to quickly download and view our fun activities scheduled...

Halloween at Russettings

Halloween at Russettings

- 2 November 2021

We had such a fun time celebrating our Halloween Party this year at Russettings! We decorated the home with skeletons and webs while Chris, one of our amazing nurses....  

Russettings Care Home Facebook

New Social Media

- 29 September 2021

We are thrilled to announce we have launched new Facebook and Instagram pages and are looking forward to sharing pictures and memorable moments with family and friends....  

Russettings CQC April 2021 Inspection Report

CQC Inspection Report

- 7 April 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of their regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether Russettings...  

COVID-19 precautions for visiting family and friends

COVID-19 Update

- 10 December 2020

Dear Relatives and Friends, I hope you are all well. I am happy to report that our staff and residents remain sign and symptom free We have now received the rapid tests from the government...

Family visits at Russettings

Summer Time at Russettings

- 30 August 2021

We have truly been enjoying the bouts of good weather we've gotten this summer and who better to share it with than family! We are so excited to be welcoming back family and friends...  

CQC COVID-19 Assessment

- 15 June 2020

The regulatory body has assessed care providers on their ability to manage four key areas during the pandemic. Click the link to view how the CQC rated our home on our COVID-19 measures...  

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