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Canal Trip for Sea Breeze Residents

It’s not easy to know how to keep cool in this hot weather but being on the water is a good option… so long as you can do this safely. It was therefore a wonderful opportunity for some of our Sea Breeze residents when they got to enjoy a trip along the Basingstoke Canal, courtesy […]

Sea Breeze visit Basingstoke Museum

At Dolphin Homes we aim to give our service users all kinds of positive experiences, including those which combine activity, knowledge and having fun; all of which were certainly had by the eight service users from Sea Breeze who recently visited the Milestones Museum in Basingstoke. As its name sug

Local donkey sanctuary visits Kingfisher

Last week, The Laurels joined up with Kingfisher Court to enjoy the company of some visiting donkeys at Kingfisher. The staff there had arranged for the donkeys to be brought to the home from a local donkey sanctuary. Everyone really enjoyed getting close up and spending time with the donkeys – wh

An eggcellent Easter at Brendon Lodge

It was an eggcellent Easter for all at Brendon Lodge, this year. Staff worked really hard to organise a family Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts and an Easter party. Service users helped prepare the food and decorated the home. A lot of fun was had by all and everyone enjoyed having visits from famil

World Autism Awareness Week

This week (26 March-2nd April) is World Autism Awareness Week. The purpose of WAAW is to raise awareness of the challenges people living with autism have to deal with on a daily basis and to raise funds through The National Autistic Society to ‘help transform lives, challenge perceptions and build

Snow day!

Snow day
It’s not often we get snow in Hampshire and it’s even rarer to get snow in Hampshire in March… but we did and what fun it was! There was lots of snowball antics enjoyed by everyone at Park View and Brendon Lodge as you can see!  

Talented and dedicated staff

At Dolphin Homes we are lucky to have some very talented and dedicated staff. This month we’d like to praise the efforts of Taylor Young, a new member of the Brendon Lodge team. Taylor, who has trained in gardening, is currently working with our service users to transform a patch of garden into a
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