Meet our Activities Coordinator, Yasmine Dawson
Hi, I am Yasmine the activities coordinator at Braeburn Lodge. Come and join in with our variety of activities on offer!
Activities at Braeburn Lodge
Our dedicated activities team are constantly dreaming up new and wonderful ways to support and stimulate the residents we look after. From trips to crafts, parties to skittles, musical performances and quizzes, we include something for everyone and pride ourselves on including everyone into the fun. We have a brilliant team of volunteers who help us to deliver more trips, support us at events and pop in for a cup of tea and chat. We have pet therapy at least once per week (sometimes twice!) and we take advantage of every school break by holding large scale events that we can invite families with children to. We have been developing ties with our neighbours since we first opened and thanks to this, we have successfully brought together our residents with local churches, choirs, Brownies groups, and schools. Whatever your interests are, here at Braeburn, there's something for everyone.
Life at our home
Wow! What a party!
We celebrated one of our lovely residents' 90th birthday in style. Singing, dancing and a glass or two of red wine! We had a great time, enjoyed by all!
Food Bank Donations
Braeburn Lodge and Busy Bees nursery teamed up to collect donations for our local food bank. Today, we presented the food bank with donations that Braeburn and the nursery had collected over the past few weeks.
The residents also enjoyed some songs and nursery rhymes performed by the children.
The Banjo Man
What a wonderful afternoon we all had listening to The Banjo Man. We were singing, dancing and having a good ol' chuckle at his little anecdotes. Happy days and happy birthday to one of our residents!
Summer Holiday Competition
We had a summer holiday competition here at Braeburn Lodge. Residents got creative and designed a masterpiece, a 3D collage of a seaside scene. We had a great time creating it!
Wow! What a Fantastic Summer Fete We Had This Year!
The weather was wonderful. Many people from the local community visited us and together we has an amazing time. There were plenty of interesting activities planned, including a BBQ.
The Dream Dancers wowed us with their dance routines. We had the largest attendance and raised a lot of money towards our residents' fund! Thanks to everyone for the kind generosity.