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Fasching in St Hedwig Village

If you’re in Germany or Austria during Fasching many streets come to life with colorful parades, loud music, and celebrations around every corner. For Catholics, Fasching means a festive season of food and fun before the Lenten fasting period begins. At St Hedwig Village we have our own celebrations with parties, music and a lot…

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St Hedwig Feast Day

The 16th October is the feast day of St Hedwig the saint after which our wonderful village is named. Residents & staff celebrated the day with a high tea in the morning. There was a surprise staff performance which added colour, fun and entertainment to the day. Staff performed a variety of country western, Indian…

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Farewell

Sylvia Noble a long time staff member will retire on 21st August 2018. While your lovely presence will be missed in the facility, the great work you did here ensures that you will not be forgotten anytime soon. Thank you for the good care and joy brought to the residents over the last 25 years. Now…

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Fire Safety & Evacuation Training

In August all our staff underwent their annual fire safety & evacuation training to refresh & practice their knowledge of procedures to follow in case of an emergency. The above picture is of staff who attended session 4.  Thank you to Carol Falconer our Educator for organising all the sessions conducted by the training organisation…

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Fine Dining Evening 25th July 2018

Once a year the Hostel dining area is transformed into a restaurant to host our Fine Dining Evening.  Many of our residents don’t have the opportunity to go out to restaurants so we bring the restaurant to them.  Residents are encouraged to dress up for the occasion as they would if they were going out…

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St Hedwig Village News Autumn 2018 Edition

From the CEO’s Desk New beginnings After the excitement and festivities of Christmas and the New Year, January was a relatively quiet month. I think everyone was happy to have some peace and rest but not for too long. We now move into the Lenten period as we prepare for Easter which is not too…

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