Activities at Ashfields

At Ashfields, we strive to make our care and services as person-centred as we possibly can, and this includes our provision of activities. We will give prospective residents a 'Getting to Know Me' booklet to fill out with their loved ones before their arrival, which includes a little life history and a tick sheet for a vast amount of activities. This enables us to offer bespoke activities and helps us to learn valuable information about residents and what might stimulate them in conversations and trips. 

Our specialist activities and lifestyle staff make sure there are always meaningful activities to take part in, such as gardening, baking and trips out to various locations nearby, including local cathedrals, cafés, garden centres and much more.

Residents are encouraged to take part and we try to get every person out at least once a month to places they might be interested in visiting, but it is always their choice, ultimately. We believe that having choice is very integral in helping residents feel that they still have control of their lives.

Activities are provided by everyone in our home, from Carers and specialised activities staff, right through to the admin team. 

We are a registered member of the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), which means that we are always working to make the quality of life of all residents as high as possible by offering person-centred activities that aim to stimulate both mentally and physically.

Enriching life
Watch our video on life enrichment in our homes.
Life-encriching activities booklet

Read our brochure 'Life-enriching activities' for more information about life in our care homes.
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Activities and Events Partnerships

As part of our bespoke life-enrichment programmes, we host a number of live virtual events in the home on a regular basis through a number of partnerships with places of interest and world class performance companies

Life at Ashfields Care Home

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Bonfire Fun at Ashfields

As the darkness came we sat in the warm watching some beautiful fireworks on the television whilst doing a marshmallow fondue and having hot dogs for dinner; perfect firework night combination


Elvis is in the building!!

We had a blast this Morning with Elvis entertaining the home. The residents love musical entertainers, but Elvis is a sure favourite


Local History Talk

We were joined by local historian Paul Dickson who gave a wonderful talk on the history of Norwich.

Residents and staff were amazed by the history and enjoyed sharing their memories of our beautiful city.

We were surprised by why "Tombland" has its name at that " Rolos" were first made here at Mackintosh's chocolate factory.

Afternoon Tea!!

Yesterday we welcomed a lovely new resident to our home.

Before her arrival we found out that she loves afternoon tea. 

So to make her arrival special and person centred we set up an afternoon tea for her and her family in our private dining room

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Cudly Cavies!!

Having animals come and visit is such a joy amongst the residents at Ashfield's. This week we have had a visit from Cuddly Cavies which was enjoyed by all

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Sea Life Centre Trip!!

What a wonderful trip we had to the sea life centre 

We took the residents to see all of the magical creatures and sea life the centre had to offer.  We even managed to hold a snail and some insects

Upcoming events

Baubles and Bubbles!

Come and join us for a fun Cristmas Crafts Day!!

Don't Dine Alone at Christmas

Don't Dine Alone has been launched for another year.  Come and join us on Christmas Day.  Booking required. 

Beautician Visits

We are so delighted to be welcoming Emily monthly into our home to do some pampering!!!!  10am on the last Friday of each month.