Cruise Week 2017

The fun-themed week-long event, one day of which will be open to the community, will bring the fabulous flavours and traditions of a country/countries into the heart of our Care Homes.

Staff have rallied behind the wonderful virtual experience as there are many amazing countries our residents are sure to enjoy celebrating. Whether there’s a destination a resident visited on their honeymoon or a faraway island they regret not travelling to, Cruise week is bound to get the imagination reeling through exciting menu’s and entertainment.

Please find below further information about Cruise Week community events within our homes.

Care homes in the South and South West

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The Rosary Nursing Home

Mayfield Drive, Durleigh, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 7JQ

Tel: 01278 727 500

Theme: England

Friday 21 July from 2:00pm

Join us at the end of our virtual cruise week as we return to England, with a welcome home ‘yellow’ themed parade to raise money for local hospice St Margaret’s and a cake sale as well as scrummy fish and chips.

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Basingfield Court Residential Care Home

Huish Lane, Old Basing, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 7BN

Tel: 01934 629 578

Theme: Back to England

Friday 28 July 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us as we head back to Blighty from our week long cruise with an evening of entertainment from Chas & Dave between 6.30pm and 8pm with delicious bar snacks and drinks.


Beach Lawns Residential and Nursing Home

67 Beach Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 4BG

Tel: 01934 629 578

Theme: Back to England

Friday 11 August 2:30pm onwards

Join us for live entertainment, karaoke and a garden BBQ with cider and pimms.

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Ivydene Residential and Nursing Home

Staniforth Drive, Ivybridge, Plymouth, Devon, PL21 OUJ

Tel: 01752 894 888

Theme: Spain

Wednesday 16 August 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of traditional Spanish treats including orange cake and cava, as well as entertainment provided by authentic Spanish Flamenco dancers. 

Care homes in Oxfordshire

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Iffley Residential and Nursing Home

Anne Greenwood Close, Iffley OX4 4DN

Tel: 01865 718 402

Theme: France
Wednesday 30 August 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for a French wine tasting evening along with a delicious variety of cheeses and musical entertainment.
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Wantage Nursing Home

Garston Lane, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7AR

Tel: 01235 774 320

Theme: London

Wednesday 9 August 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us as we head to London where visitors can enjoy high tea and with British and London themed musical entertainment.


Watlington and District Nursing Home

Hill Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5AE

Tel: 01491 613 400

Theme: A day in The Philippines

Tuesday 25 July 2:00pm to 4:00pm

With traditional Filipino cuisine including lumpia and sweet chilli sauce, as well as entertainment provided by staff who will be performing a series of dances originating in The Philippines. 


Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home

Rutten Lane, Yarnton OX5 1LW

Tel: 01865 849 195

Theme: English Country Garden

Friday 18 August 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us as we end our virtual world cruise back in Blightly for scrummy afternoon tea with scones, clotted cream and jam, traditional english games and a quiz!

Care homes in Worcestershire

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Brambles Residential Care Home

Birchfield Road, Headless Cross, Redditch, B97 4LX

Tel: 01527 555800

Theme: A day in France

Monday 24 July from 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us for a mouth-watering French breakfast, with croissants and pastries, to kick-start our cruise to France. This will be followed by a game or two of French boules.

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Breme Residential Care Home

46 Providence Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 8EF

Tel: 0152 757 1320

Theme: Spain

Friday 21 July 2:00pm to 5:00pm 

With traditional Spanish cuisine including paella, Spanish omlette and tarta de queso, as well as authentic live music.

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Hastings Residential Care Home

130 Barnards Green Road, Malvern, WR14 3NA

Tel: 01684 585 000

Theme: A morning in France

Wednesday 9 August 10:45am to 12:15pm

Join us for a morning of croissants, traditional patisserie cakes and coffee, as well as French wine after lunch and French boules in the garden.

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Heathlands Residential Care Home

Station Road, Pershore, WR10 1NG

Tel: 01386 562220

Theme: A Spanish Cruise 

Thursday 27 July from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

With traditional Spanish cuisine and drinks, flag making and the relaxing sound of live Spanish music with our guitarist and singer.

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Juniper House Residential Care Home

2 Oak View Way, St Johns, Worcester, WR2 5FJ

Tel: 01905 676950

Theme: Australia

Friday 28 July 10:30am to 4:00pm

With smoothie drinking in the morning, a traditional Australian BBQ at lunchtime, and a visit from Zoolab for exotic animal therapy in the afternoon. 

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Regent Residential Care Home

School Road, St Johns, Worcester WR2 4HF

Tel: 01905 337 100

Theme: Caribbean

Thursday 20 July from 10:30am to 3:00pm

Join us for a Caribbean themed music and dance celebration with fruity mocktails and cupcake decorating as well as mouth-watering barbecue style food at 1:00pm.

Care homes in the Midlands

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Briarscroft Residential Care Home

27 Packington Avenue, Shard End, Birmingham B34 7PB

Tel: 0121 748 0040

Theme: Mediterranean

Friday 11 August 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us for our Mardi Gras day with entertainment by Portuguese singer 'Paulo Pinto' between 2pm and 3pm and a delicious 'around the world' buffet.

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Castlecroft Residential Care Home

Castle Road, Weoley Castle, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 5HF

Tel: 0121 471 1700

Theme: Cruise to Asia

Monday 14  August - Saturday 19 August 9:15am to 3:15pm every day

Join our home as we venture across Asia, visiting Japan at the start of the week and making our way over to India by the end. With entertainment throughout the week, including singing shows on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2pm, as well as authentic food from across Asia. 

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East Park Court Residential Care Home

29 Holloway Street, Bilston, Wolverhampton WV1 2SY

Tel: 01902 494 525

Theme: Italy

Thursday 27 July from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a Italian themed buffet, including mouth-watering pizzas followed by sweet treats and refreshments.

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Highcroft Hall Residential Care Home 

Old Fallings Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 8BU

Tel: 01902 866 802

Theme: Italy

Friday 28 July from 10:30am (morning session) and from 2:00pm (afternoon session)

With games in the morning including skittles, hoops, rackets and boules, as well as pizza making and italian cake and coffee in the afternoon, with Italian flag decorating.


Lammas House Residential Care Home 

Lammas Road, Coventry, CV6 1QH

Tel: 02476 598175

Theme: A Spanish Cruise

Friday 14 July from 2:30pm to 6:00pm 

Join us for a Spanish themed celebration, with a mouth-watering barbecue of chicken thighs in a tomato, olive and chilli glaze, salads, burgers and sausages, followed by a Spanish dessert.


Lime Tree Court Residential Care Home

108 Ettingshall Road, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 9UG

Tel: 01902 884 490

Theme: Exotic Cruise

Friday 18 August 2:30pm onwards

With entertainment by singer 'Frances Mallon', a best dressed competition, as well as an exotic buffet and cocktails. 

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Redhill Court Residential Care Home

77 Nearhill Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 8JU

Tel: 0121 486 4941

Theme: Caribbean Cruise Garden Party

Tuesday 1 August 2:00pm to 4:00pm

With famous steel pans musician 'The Mighty Jamma', as well as a rum punch stall, traditional Caribbean cuisine and giant inflatable deck quoits.

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The Beeches Residential Care Home 

Frankley Beeches Road, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 5NJ

Tel: 0121 4771813

Theme: Our voyage home 

Thursday 13 July from 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join  us for the return leg of our cruise week as we arrive back in England, with live music from the 1940s and 1950s in the afternoon, cakes and the naming of the Captain's bear.

Care homes in the North

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Asra House Residential Care Home

15 Asha Margh, Leicester LE4 5LE

Tel: 0116 266 2727

Theme: India & Asia

Saturday 22 July from 10:30am to 3:30pm

Join us for an Indian and Asian themed celebration, with a mouth-watering Indian and Asian cuisine and live music from 1:00pm - 3:30pm.

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Bradwell Court Residential Care Home

Bradwell Grove, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3SA

Tel: 0126 028 1428

Theme: Back to England

Friday 4 August 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for entertainment from 'Remembering Elvis and Friends', followed by an assortment of tea and cake.


Park View Residential Care Home

416 Sicey Avenue, Shiregreen, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S5 OEN

Tel: 01142 571 060

Theme: Australia

Wednesday 23 August 1:00pm for BBQ, 6:00pm for Bush Tucker Trials

Join us for a day of fun with an authentic Aussie BBQ at 1pm, and exciting bush tucker challenges from 6pm onwards.

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Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home

Caldecott Close, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1FD

Tel: 01244 569 825

Theme: Launch Party; England to Spain

Monday 21 August 2:30pm onwards

Join us for an afternoon of entertainment by singer and comedian 'Carl Brent', followed by a dressed salmon buffet and finger food. 

Care homes in the East and South East

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Caton House Residential and Nursing Home

37 Epsom Grove, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 5NR

Theme: Back to England

Friday 4 August 1pm onwards

Join us for drinks and silver service from 1pm, participation in a Captain's table, as well as a buffet and evening entertainment.

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Chadwell House Residential Care Home

372 Chadwell Heath Lane, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex, RM6 4YG

Tel: 0208 983 8529

Theme: Touring America

Monday 24 July to Friday 28 July
Morning session 11:00am to 12:00pm, afternoon session 2:00pm to 3:30pm 

Join us for a week of touring some of the great states of America including New York, Hollywood, Florida and Las Vegas. With American cuisine throughout the week and entertainment on each day, including a roulette table at 2:00pm on Thursday and an Elvis impersonator on Friday at 11:00am.

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Chadwell House Residential Care Home

372 Chadwell Heath Lane, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex, RM6 4YG

Tel: 0208 983 8529

Theme: A Multicultural evening

Friday 28 July 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a fun-filled evening of celebrating different cultures. Dress in traditional dress and bring along an authentic dish from your heritage or sample our selection. 


Cranvale Residential Care Home 

36 Buntingbridge Road, Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, IG2 7LR

Tel: 0208 554 0244

Theme: American Cruise

Saturday 15 July 12:00pm to 3:30pm

With hot dogs and burgers, raffles and a tombola, as well as American style singer Mike Mirandi at 1:00pm.

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Don Thomson House Residential Care Home

Low Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3TS

Tel: 01255 240 978

Theme: Jamaica

Friday 11 August 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for authentic Jamaican cuisine including chicken and rice, sweet potatoes, mixed fruit and fruit punch, as well as entertainment from a steel band and an afternoon of pinata smashing.

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Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home

Tamblin Way, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AX

Tel: 01707 255 270

Theme: Theme: End of Cruise Summer Fete

Saturday 15 July 10:00am to 4:00pm

With a visit from the Mayor between 11:00am and 12:00pm, an American style BBQ and refreshment stall, games, a raffle, hook a duck, face painting and live music provided by Tricia Court.

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Meadow View Residential Care Home 

Blackthorn Road, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4BG

Tel: 01227 207117

Theme: A Spanish cruise 

Wednesday 26 July 2:00pm to 4:00pm

With traditional cuisine and drinks, art sessions featuring famous Spanish artists as well as Flamenco dancers. 

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Shaftesbury Court Residential Care Home

Selkirk Drive, Erith, Kent, DA8 3QP,

Tel: 01322 33 1985

Theme: Arizona

Saturday 12 August 1:00pm to 3:30pm

With a country and western singing duo, burgers, hot dogs and fries, as well as hoopla. 

Care homes in London

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Hawthorn Green Residential and Nursing Home

82 Redmans Road, Stepney, London, E1 3DB

Tel: 0207 702 7788

Theme: Trinidad Carnival 

Monday 21 August 2:00pm onwards

Join us for a Caribbean style BBQ, entertainment from carnival dancers, authentic music from a steel band, a staff limbo dancing competition and a cruise hamper giveaway. 


Meadows House Residential and Nursing Home

95 Tudway Road, Kidbrooke, London, SE3 9YG

Tel: 0208 3313 080

Theme: A day in Texas

Friday 11 August 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for fajita making, an authentic BBQ with Texas fried chicken, burgers and hot dogs, as well as country music and games including tin can alley.

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Parkview House Residential Care Home

12 Houndsfield Road Edmonton, London N9 7RQ

Tel: 0208 805 7031

Theme: Cyprus

Sunday 16 July from 2:30pm to 5:00pm

Join us for our Cypriot themed celebration with a delicious BBQ for a small charge of £5 per adults and £2 per children which includes all food and drink. There will also be live entertainment from 3:00pm with local music school ‘Feith An Cheoil.’

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Riverlee Residential and Nursing Home

Franklin Place, Greenwich, London, SE13 7NJ

Tel: 0208 694 7140

Theme: A Caribbean Cruise

Friday 21 July from 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Join us as we venture to the Carribean, with a mouth-watering themed BBQ and live music from a steel band.

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The Manse Residential Care Home

11 South Norwood Hill, South Norwood, London, SE25 6AA

Tel: 0208 771 2832

Theme: Spain

Monday 7 August 2:00pm onwards

Join us for authentic live Spanish music and an exotic buffet of traditional Spanish cuisine.

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Time Court Residential and Nursing Home

Woodland Terrace, Charlton, London, SE7 8EX

Tel: 0208 301 8080

Theme: An Italian Cruise

Saturday 22 July 3:00pm to 4:00pm

With Italian bites, cakes, coffee, teas, Italian wine and a traditional Italian dance troop.

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