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Meet our Activities Coordinator, Hannah Boscott

I have worked here at Chacombe Park Care Home since 2013; I started at Chacombe as a care assistant followed by becoming a senior carer before taking on the role as Activities Co-coordinator. I love being part of the fun and entertainment that we have here at Chacombe. I strive to ensure all residents we support are involved with everyday life at Chacombe one way or another by organising group and individual activities.

We have a varied activity programme that is never fixed and if residents are wishing to do an alternative activity this is never an issue. There are regular entertainers, PAT dog, themed events/days such as beach days, cultural days as well as celebrating the big calendar events such as Guy Fawkes. We also have regular trips out on the Mini Bus, which include visiting places of interest, lunch trips/afternoon tea. Relatives, friends and family are encouraged to join the activities that we have going on around the home as often as they can.

Activities at our home

We understand that the people we support have passions and interests that could be difficult to pursue after moving into a care home – but that doesn’t mean we don’t encourage them to try! Some hobbies can define a person, so our Activities Coordinators are dedicated to ensuring that everyone we support is able to do what makes them happy to the best of their abilities. Social events are organised with individual tastes in mind and with the idea that residents have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

Life at our home

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A Return to the Butterfly Farm

We visited Stratford-upon-Avon’s butterfly farm recently and it was great to be in with the butterflies; they flew around our heads and even occasionally landed on us. There was also an interesting ant trail set up, which we all found fascinating. 

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The Monte Carlo Rally

The Monte Carlo Rally came to Banbury for the first time since 1962, so a group of us went into the town centre to support the event and enjoy the sights and sounds of the classic cars. Although it was a very cold morning, it was great fun to take part in this event and be able to look at all the classic cars that came to town.

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Pony Up!

We had some special visitors come and see us here at Chacombe;  we were joined by two Shetland ponies for the afternoon. They were spoiled by residents and thoroughly enjoyed being treated with apples, Polos and the occasional piece of cake or two.

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We are now rated 'Good'

We are proud to announce that we have been rated 'Good' by the CQC after their most recent inspection. Congratulations to everyone who made this possible!

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Open Day

We invited the local community along to our open day here at Chacombe and we had an afternoon of African music, from In2Cultures, who played us music from all over Africa. Residents, staff, family members and visitors got involved with the afternoon, shaking our musical instruments and dancing the afternoon away!

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British Motor Museum

We are very lucky to be so close to one of our sister homes, Juniper House, and they kindly allow us to borrow their minibus for large group outings, meaning we are able to fulfill residents' wishes and go on more trips.

We recently went and visited the British Motor Museum at Gaydon and had a wonderful day reminiscing about all the old cars we used to drive. We were even given the privilege of sitting in Her Majesty the Queen's car.

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Upcoming events

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Don't Dine Alone

Enjoy some company and a nutritious lunch.

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Coffee Mornings

Come along to our friendly and informal group and enjoy a chat over a hot drink and a delicious cake.

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Need a venue?

We have rooms that are available to hire for free to members of the local community.

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