Interview with Charmane Mitchelson, Activities Co-ordinator

At Paxton Hall Care Home, Charmane Mitchelson, the dedicated Activities Co-ordinator, has been making significant impacts in the lives of residents for over six years. Her role involves crafting daily experiences that cater to the diverse needs and preferences of the residents. Here’s a closer look at how Charmane enriches daily life at our care …
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Golden Games

Recently, residents have been thoroughly enjoying our ‘Golden Games’ sessions run by Active Lifestyles which encourage lots of movement and interaction. Everyone, staff and residents, enjoy the challenge of the different games played and working together to complete them. Paxton Hall is a home from home for the elderly in St. Neots, Cambs.  We offer …
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Christmas at Paxton Hall

Well, that’s another Christmas gone and what a lovely one it was! Residents and staff enjoyed a month of festivities including entertainment by swing singer Mickey Fordola, a festive singalong with Bring A Smile Entertainment & a warm cozy evening with St. James’ Choir singing carols on the grand staircase. Canon Annette Reed joined us …
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Exotic Animal Experience for Seniors

On Thursday 7th September 2023 residents enjoyed an Exotic Animal Experience for Seniors with Safari Stu. He brought along a great variety of animals which included Hissing Cockroaches, Royal Pythons, a Tarantula, a Lesser Tenrec, a Chuckwalla, an Albino Skunk, a Tortoise and a Chameleon. It was such a wonderful afternoon watching residents hold the …
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Pre-School Children’s Visit

During July we enjoyed a visit from children at Little Paxton Pre-School where we sat and did some arts and crafts together. The children’s visit brought so much happiness and laughter to the residents and it was a wonderful (and messy) morning. This is something that we are looking to continue, with the next visit …
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Seated Sessions for Seniors

The seated fitness sessions we have every 2 weeks continue to be a success with more residents coming to join in. We now mix it up with some resistance band training and some exercise using foam footballs as props. The seated sessions are always full of laughter and there’s always lots of encouragement between residents …
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Air Dried Porcelain Flowers Activity

This morning, 27 February 2023, we were joined by a lady called Angela from Little Paxton who is incredibly talented in making air-dried porcelain flowers. Angela brought along some of the work she had previously done to show the ladies and it’s safe to say everyone was very impressed. We sat around in a group …
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Flash, Penelope and Slinky visit Paxton Hall

To kick off our month of festivities we started with a visit from Herrings Green Farm, part of the English School of Falconry. Marcus, the animal handler, brought along with him 3 different species of owl which residents were able to help fly across the room wearing a falconry glove, there was a long-haired Ferret …
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Residents and staff of Paxton Hall offer heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family on the sad news of Her Majesty’s passing.  We reflect with gratitude and admiration on an extraordinary lifetime of service of our late Queen. We also wish His Majesty King Charles III well in his new role.      

Our Therapy Dog

We officially have a Therapy Dog! Bruno is a 6-year-old Cockapoo who has been visiting us for the past few weeks with his handler/owner Caroline. Bruno comes with his tail wagging and eager for cuddles and a fuss. Residents now recognise Bruno and welcome him, and Caroline, wherever they are. Bruno has a very calm …
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You are cordially invited to visit us at Paxton Hall if you are you are looking for a home for either yourself or someone close to you, You can visit us unannounced on Monday to Friday between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM or by prior appointment with the Administrator for any other time. This will enable us to ensure there is a senior person around to answer your questions.


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