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February 2023

Sit down Yoga

We tried our hands at something a bit different recently - sit down yoga. Relaxing music and gentle exercise to help with confidence and balance on our feet. Any movement big or small helps with the confidence of remaining mobile. We embraced it, and had a few little giggles! It was a lovely way to spend a Friday morning.


January 2023

Farewell to June

It was a sad farewell to June as she worked her last shift at Waterloo House after 8 years - we all wish her all the best in retirement!


November 2022

Christmas came early...

We had so much fun playing with an indoor snow machine - it really felt like Christmas came early.


September 2022

Celebrating Friday night

Star helper Doris was on hand to help us all get in the Friday spirit!


July 2022

Summer activities

We're making the most of summer with lots of activities this week. We've had pom-pom making, bingo, lots of time in the garden reminiscing and of course more gardening to keep on top of! 


June 2022

Another busy week...

We're having another busy week packed full of activities at Waterloo House. Our activity board is full up!


May 2022

National Smile Month

Did you know this month is National Smile Month? We thought it would be a lovely thing to celebrate, so we have been decorating stones and have brought in lots of fresh flowers to put a smile on everyone's face.


April 2022

Live music at Waterloo House

We were thrilled to have a visit recently from the amazing Miss. Charlotte Porter who kept everyone entertained with a performance of the best music from the 1940s and 50s.


April 2022

Crafting and baking

Another action-packed day today as our residents took on a variety of activities - we had pancake making, garden time, cheese-scone baking and crafting. It was lovely to hear all the laughter!


April 2022


If you can't make it to the bowling alley, bring it to you! We had a great day with some indoor bowls set up for the residents.


December 2021

Christmas at Waterloo House

We had a lovely Christmas here at Waterloo House. With the decorations up, we had a special Christmas lunch with all the trimmings and lots of presents exchanged.

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October 2021

A visit from Nel

What a day we had today! We were lucky to receive a visit from beautiful puppy Nel. The residents (and the staff!) just loved having this small bundle of joy in the home, with many residents reminiscing about their own pets they've had in the past.

Flower arranging

August 2021

Flower arranging

We had a lovely afternoon at Waterloo recently arranging flowers for the house. It was the perfect time of year and we had a large array of flowers laid out for everyone to make their own creations, filling the home with the most lovely smell!

Covid 19

May 2021

Coronavirus Update

As the Coronavirus restrictions start to ease, we are continuing with our robust and comprehensive infection control procedures to assure the health, safety and well-being of our residents and staff.

All staff will continue to be tested weekly using PCR testing, as well as twice a week using LFD test kits.


February 2023

Fruit Kebabs

We had a lovely morning making fruit kebabs recently. It was a lovely morning of everyone pitching in to cut and chop the fruit, with of course a good chat along the way!


December 2022

Merry Christmas!

What a fantastic Christmas had. It was packed full of singing Carols, eating mince pies and of course a visit from Father Christmas. Merry Christmas to everyone!


October 2022

Vera the Scarecrow

We jumped at the chance to get involved with the local school's scarecrow festival recently. Meet Vera - our contribution to the half-term fun.


September 2022

Making the most of Summer

A lovely afternoon was spent in the garden making the most of the Summer weather before it comes to an end.


June 2022

Visit from a local pre-school

We were lucky to have a visit from children from a local pre-school recently. They sang a few songs to our residents and then helped in the garden. We planted some seeds for them to take home to see who can grow the tallest bean stalk, the children or the this space to see how it goes!


June 2022

Jubilee celebrations

We had such a lovely time celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at Waterloo House. We had decorations, our very own indoor-street party with delicious food, and even a visit from the Queen herself!

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May 2022

Jubilee preparations

We have started to get the decorations out ready for plenty of celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We have lots of activities planned for the coming weeks!


April 2022

New ducklings

Some egg-citing news at Waterloo House - after carefully looking after their eggs and awaiting their arrival, we have 5 new ducklings. They are noisy, but so adorable.


April 2022

Easter cards

We were delighted to receive some lovely Easter cards from a local Primary School recently - it was very thoughtful and put a smile on everyone's face!


January 2022

Afternoon Tea

Even-though its January, we always make sure there's an excuse for a get-together. We recently hosted a lovely afternoon tea for all of the residents, with tea served in our fine china, lots of scones and plenty of jam and cream!


November 2021

Fireworks Night

Remember remember the 5th of November...

We had our very own little display to celebrate fireworks night. Residents and staff loved seeing the lights in the garden and were able to watch from inside in the warm!


September 2021

Out for a walk

With the leaves starting to fall, but the weather still fine, it was the perfect time of year to head out for a walk. The residents who decided to head out for some fresh air enjoyed making the most of our lovely Lincolnshire surroundings.


August 2021

Summer Weather

We were all making the most of the summer weather recently. Making the most of being outside, our residents were helping to tend to the gardens, as well as relaxing afterwards with an ice-cream.


May 2021

Increased Visiting

Following the recent change in government guidance, we are delighted to announce that we are able to offer increased visiting.  However, please bear with us as we get our visiting areas prepped.  We want to make sure we keep Covid out of Waterloo House.  Please call the home on 01673 842 343 to book your visiting slot.


January 2023

Resident Champions

Meet Bessie and Pauline our resident champions here at Waterloo House.

Pauline is originally from Caistor and Bessie Market Rasen. Both ladies bring so much laughter to our home.

As resident champions Pauline and Bessie talk, listen and bring forward any ideas from themselves or other residents.


December 2022

Christmas cards

Delighted to have received so many lovely cards from Middle Rasen Guides - thank you for your Christmas messages!


September 2022

Family Bingo

We were so glad to welcome John Marshal from the local radio station to hose family bingo. It was a lovely afternoon, huge thanks to all who attended.


July 2022

Arts and crafts

Today's arts and crafts activity has been making our own coasters. Lots of the residents got involved to make some wonderful creations. We've also been enjoying the weather, and have had plenty of ice creams to keep cool.


June 2022

Bat and ball games

We had a lovely afternoon full of laughter and smiling at Waterloo House recently. We had a bat and ball game, as well as fun with balloons. We certainly earnt our afternoon tea!


May 2022

A Royal inviation

Every resident had a surprise on their pillow today as the invitations went out for our official Platinum Jubilee party.


May 2022

Duckling update

The ducklings are growing so quickly and doing well. Such a lovely thing to have in the home for Spring.


April 2022

Out and about

Not all our activities happen at home. We have recently been out and about in Market Rasen, tasting as many teacakes as we can, but also buying some new clothes, window shopping and getting some lovely Spring air.


April 2022

An afternoon of Bingo

We were thrilled to have John Marshall from Lincs FM visit us at Waterloo House as our official bingo caller. Everyone enjoyed a lovely and competitive game of bingo.


January 2022

Celebrating Mary's 100th Birthday

We had a lovely day recently celebrating the 100th Birthday of our lovely resident Mary. We had some delicious cakes and lots of singing Happy Birthday!


October 2021

Halloween at Waterloo

We've had a busy Halloween at Waterloo House. We've had several craft sessions including pumpkin carving and making our own spooky masks. We also held a Halloween Afternoon Tea in the dining room, specially decorated for the occasion, with spooky-themed home-made treats.

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August 2021

Making Butterfly feeders

We turned our hand to crafting today to make these beautiful butterfly feeders. It was a fun activity for those who chose to take part. The finished products have been installed outdoors in the flower beds where they have already started attracting butterflies to the garden.


July 2021

Latest Visiting Guidelines

We have received updated guidelines from Helen Whately MP - Minister of State for Care. 

At this time visitors will be asked to continue to book appointments, take a test on the day of their visit
to the care home, wear a mask throughout their visit, wash hands thoroughly on arrival, and
limit close contact with residents. All staff, residents and visitors should be encouraged and
supported to get the vaccine as soon as they are able.

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May 2021

Vaccine Update

'Almost all' of our residents and staff have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine.  

Where appropriate, we actively encourage new and existing staff to have their Covid-19 vaccine for the protection of themselves and the residents.

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