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Activities & Entertainment
We believe strongly in the importance of keeping minds and bodies as active as possible to assist a person's welfare and therefore provide a full range of stimulating activities and entertainment. We have dedicated activities coordinators who spend time with each resident individually to understand their interests and capabilities. The activities programme is then developed to ensure all residents have as much involvement as possible.
We have three members of staff who focus solely on activities for residents. We also bring in outside professionals to help enhance residents' well-
We have a comprehensive activities programme:
Three times a week we have physical activity, that can be done from a wheelchair/seat.
Once a week we have a service from a local Vicar.
Twice a week we have a group of 3-
Two trips per month to such places as a tea room, bowling, local theatre or garden centre.
Twice a week we have a counsellor, who has individual sessions with those residents in need of enhancing their mental well-
Once a week volunteers come from a local sixth form, to read and talk with our residents.
Visiting hairdresser, massage therapist and beautician.
Visiting singers, Bingo & quizzes, Arts & crafts
Every activity provides a range of benefits:
Reduces social isolation and increases social interaction
Uplifting effect on mood and wellbeing
Maintenance and improvement of mobility balance
Opportunity for reminiscence/triggers memories
Sense of being part of a group
Spiritual Fulfilment/ Comfort/Support
Sense of achievement
Connecting with the environment