Meet our Activities Coordinator, Annabel Mitchell
Annabel started here at Chater in 2017 as a Housekeeping Assistant, before finding her passion for activities. Annabel loves animals and has bought a variety into the home. Annabel supports residents with their spiritual needs and their individual interests, as well as coordinating fun quizzes and games and arranging regular entertainment for everyone.
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
Lots of fun has been had this Christmas. Our party was wonderful with games and music. We took residents to local school plays and musical performances too.
George the Reindeer
We welcomed George, the Reindeer, back to Chater Lodge who is loved by all. The gentle giant posed for photos with residents and families before visiting rooms to surprise those who weren’t able to come to him.
Arts & Crafts Club
Our arts and crafts club has been very busy and produced some lovely things, including a beautiful poppy display made with bottle ends for Remembrance Da, and a giant Christmas card that will be entered into a competition to win our design printed on cards.
Halloween was celebrated with costumes and spooky games at Chater. Everyone came in costume and had a spooktacular time.
Wearing it Pink
We had our open day on October 19th and decided to wear pink for breast cancer awareness. We had a cake sale and raised £45 in total. We were entertained by Alan Jackson and the residents had a great day trying on pink accessories.