Love Is In The Air

Love is in the air in Clacton, where residents have been decorating their Care Home with hearts.

Under the guidance of Care Coordinator Ewa Ruskowiak, Edensor residents Diane, Sue, Daphne, Shirley, Jean and Susan have been very busy preparing for February 14.

The fifty bed nursing and dementia care home, in Clacton on Sea, run by Diagrama Foundation supports vulnerable residents to live life to the full and art pays a huge part in life at Edensor. For Valentine’s Day some of the residents have been enjoying creating hearts to decorate the communal areas.


Ewa Ruskowiak, Care Coordinator, Edensor Care Home said, “We encourage the residents to dress Edensor for occasions throughout the year and it is wonderful when they come together to decide what they want to make for the next project. Valentine’s Day is always very special and with the extra day in February this year the decorations may stay up a little longer in case any of our ladies take the opportunity to pop the question on the 29th!”



Ewa asked the crafters for their thoughts about the Valentine craft project.

Shirley said she wanted the hearts hung up nicely on the wall so that everybody can see their art.

Daphne wanted a photograph of her by the art wall to send to her family.

Sue said she cannot wait until they decorate Edensor with all this hearts.

To support the not-for-profit care home you can see their Wishlist online at or to read more about activities at Edensor visit


About Diagrama Foundation

Diagrama Foundation is a Kent based charity that supports vulnerable children, young people, and adults to live their best life.

Diagrama has a Supported Living Service across Bromley, three homes for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington, an eight-bed care home for adults with learning disabilities in West Sussex a fifty-bed care home for the elderly with nursing and dementia needs in Essex, and a fostering and adoption service in the southeast.

  • The Supported Living Service, cares for 35 adults with learning disabilities, in nine homes across Bromley helping them to develop skills and confidence to live in their own house either on their own or with others.
  • At Cabrini House in Orpington the charity promotes the development of core skills for 23 adults with learning disabilities so that they can lead independent lives integrated within their community.
  • Duckyls Farm in West Sussex, a care home for eight residents with learning disabilities, allows the charity to explore the physical, mental and social benefits that working with animals and in nature can offer to people with a learning disability.
  • The team at their nursing and dementia care home, Edensor Care Centre in Clacton on Sea, support vulnerable residents to live life to the full.
  • Diagrama’s adoption and fostering service cares for children in South London, Kent, Sussex, and Surrey.

Many vulnerable children and adults don’t get the support they need to develop their true potential, but the Diagrama team know that when someone has time and belief invested in  them, they come alive, because that investment has made them feel valued and worthy.

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