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Henleigh Hall

Creating a 'bee-kind' habitat

At this time of year these clever creatures are already looking for food and shelter to make a home for the coming months. Join us in helping our buzzy friends by creating the perfect bee hotel.

Not to be underestimated, bumble bees have one of the most important jobs in our eco system – pollinating vast numbers of flowers and crops for the benefit of their fellow animals and us humans too. In fact, without their services, many of our wildflowers and crops such as beans, peas, raspberries and tomatoes would struggle to reproduce.

Jennie's book launch at Henleigh Hall for Parkinson’s UK

Our talented resident Jennie, who lives here at Henleigh Hall Care Home, has written a book; ‘The Tin Can Tommy Tree’, to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.

Jennie, who has lived with Parkinson’s disease for the last 13 years, decided to write a compilation of her treasured memories from her younger days and named the book after a favourite childhood game she played under a tree she nicknamed.

The Benefits of a Glass of Whisky

In celebration of World Whisky Day, we thought we would touch on what a drink with friends can provide. At any age, companionship is an important part of staying healthy and happy and has a positive impact on our mental health, but this is especially so in later years when your mobility may be limited and there isn’t the same opportunity to ‘go out’.