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Residents Go For Gold
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
Residents from several Kingdom Homes care homes took part in the Go For Gold tournament held at the Michael Woods sports complex in Glenrothes on Thursday 26th June. The tournament, organised by Fife Council, aimed at keeping older people active and…

Gone Fishin!!
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
When some gentlemen from various Kingdom Homes care homes mentioned that they used to love fishing the Lifestyle Team began looking for a suitable venue so that they could turn back the clock and see if they still had the skills to hook a big one.

Wishing Well Days for Margaret, Mary and Neil
Friday, 6 June 2014
Neil Stark from Fernlea House, Mary Syme from Lomond View and Margaret Duncan from Methven House had all placed requests in the Wishing Well at their respective homes recently and Kingdom Homes were delighted to bring these wishes to life. Neil wanted to go back to Burnbank, Hamilton where he was born and lived for many years. On 2nd May Neil's wish was granted with a trip on Kingdom Homes…

Kingdom Homes Residents Choir
Tuesday, 4 March 2014
Kingdom Homes residents choir was established exactly a year ago and in  this time the choir has blossomed under the leadership of Carol-Anne  Petherick who is pictured above with the choir during their recent  concert. The choir members…

Jock Turns Back the Years to his Apprenticeship
Thursday, 28 November 2013
Jock Imrie often mentioned to his daughter that he would love to go back to visit the paper mill near Glenrothes where his working life began in 1933 as a 15 year old apprentice. When we contacted Tullis Russell they were only too glad to help and a…

Countdown Comes to Kingdom Homes
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Residents from several of our homes spent an afternoon at Head Office recently where they took part in our own version of the popular TV quiz programme Countdown. Assisted by our very own Carol Vorderman, Julie Sangster, and Paula…

New Additions to the Lifestyle Team
Tuesday, 3 September 2013
There are some new additions to the Lifestyle Team as we welcome our puppet friends to Kingdom Homes. Puppet therapy is now a recognised method of communicating with dementia sufferers. Puppets can help connect with a persons past -- maybe a…

Tom's Wish Was Our Command
Thursday, 27 June 2013
A "wish" was dropped into the Preston House wishing well by Tom Webster, a resident there. Tom wanted to go to a show in the nearby Rothes Halls as going to the theatre was something he has always enjoyed. Tickets were booked for Tom to see Peter Morrison's show and Tom also met the well known Scottish singer and had his photograph taken with him. The photograph and Tom's ticket…

Wishing Well Day Out for Bunty
Monday, 7 January 2013
For Bunty Dunn, Camilla House were happy to grant her wish to visit the Christmas Market in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens in December 2012. Bunty boarded the Edinburgh train at Cowdenbeath railway station, accompanied by Support Worker Karen Couser and Lifestyle Co-ordinator Kelly Barnes alighting at Edinburgh Waverley station from where the Christmas Market was just a short walk. They…

Lifestyle Team Workshop
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
The Lifestyle Team held a workshop at Head Office to which all senior management, care home managers and members of the Lifestyle Team were invited. The aim of the day was to measure the success of the Lifestyle Programme which aims to deliver…