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
We had a lovely carnival day here at the home, which began with a speech of Terry Duffy, Mayor of Peterlee. We had the Booze Brothers, a great entertainers, which performed throughout the home.
Various stalls, mocktails & street food were offered to friends & relatives. The Greenhaugh Dancers, a local group of talented youngsters came in to entertain us and put on quite a show.
Ralph’s Angels, our resident choir sang at the event and a number of long service awards were handed out. A big congratulations to Jane Smith & Rachael Scott, divisional winners in this year's Barchester Care Awards.
Our Divisional Winner
Well done to Jane Smith, who was named as a Divisional Winner in the Carer of the Year category for the 2019 Barchester Care Awards.
April Open Day
We recently help an open day here at Hawthorns, and it was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who helped out and attended.
Spring was truly in the air as residents painted some tulips on a canvas during our neuro group activity.
Our kitche team prepared a French-themed breakfast for our most recent mindfulness session.
Red Nose Day
Staff and residents had lots of fun dressing in red to raise money for Comic Relief.