Activities at Kenwyn Care Home

Activities are the cornerstone of a wholesome home experience and our Activities Coordinators are always putting their creative minds to the test by organising new and exciting social events for residents to partake in. Of course, we take into account the likes and dislikes of those we support, so if someone doesn’t feel like trying something new, there will always be something on offer to reflect their personal interests. For the people who may just prefer some peace and quiet instead, we also offer one-to-one time that can be enjoyed with a nice cup of coffee or just a simple chat – whatever they desire.

Enriching life
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Jools Wyngaard

Activities Coordinator

South African born Jools joined the team here at Kenwyn in March 2023 as Activities Coordinator after she decided to try life in the UK with her partner.

Jools' background is in Fundraising and Digital Marketing however after witnessing her Grandmother live with Dementia has since always wanted to work more closely with the aged and vulnerable and enrich the lives of residents.

In her spare time Jools loves her animals and misses her cats who are with her family in South Africa.

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 Kenwyn Care Home

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200 Years of Cadbury Memories

We had a blast at our live virtual event, "200 Years of Cadbury Memories," where we delved into the rich history and cherished memories of the iconic chocolate giant, Cadbury!

Our residents were treated to a nostalgic trip down memory lane as we showcased chocolate bars with wrappers spanning all the years of Cadbury's history. We also had our knowledge put to the test with a lively quiz, and of course no Cadbury celebration would be complete without indulging in some delicious chocolate delights!

We're thrilled to say that the event was a smashing success, with laughter, fun, and of course, plenty of chocolate to go around! Here's to many more sweet memories to come!

Acknowledging Kenwyn's Heroes

Not all Heroes wear capes, but all Heroes deserve Heroes!

International Nurses Day is celebrated each year on May 12th in recognition of Florence Nightingale's Birthday.

At Kenwyn we are extremely fortunate to have fantastic nurses who own a huge skill set. Nobody will deny that being a nurse comes with huge responsibility and this week we gathered a handful of nurses for a little light-heartedness.

With gifts of Heroes and Fizz, Kenwyn’s nurses from Left to right: Adelina, Ella, Stacey, Gemma, Natasha and Diana enjoyed the moment before they were back with their residents.

We would like share our thanks to ALL of Kenwyn’s nurses who aren’t pictured and assure them that their gifts await them too!

We want to extend our thanks to all nurses around the world for the dedication you show.

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Lisa's 'Songs of Sunshine' Lights Up Kenwyn

Lisa Miners brought sunshine and smiles to Kenwyn once again with her fun-filled 'Songs of Sunshine' performance! Residents sang along, tapped their toes, and even got up to dance, making for a wonderful joy filled afternoon of musical memories. Music holds a special place in fostering memories and reminiscence, which is why we strive to offer diverse musical acts that cater to everyone's tastes. All our events are open to anyone who would like to join, so keep an eye out for the next performance and why not come along and create some wonderful memories together!

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Bringing Joy and Connection to Residents Like Margaret

Our BT Community Companion calls are a hit week after week, offering our residents the chance to connect with BT's wonderful volunteers, providing a fantastic opportunity for socialising and making new friends.

Last week, our lovely resident, Margaret had a lovely chat with Justine. They exchanged stories about the breathtaking landscapes of Cornwall and Margaret's grandsons starting university. Margaret recently moved here to Kenwyn and found comfort in connecting with Justine, making settling into Kenwyn feel even more like home.

Thank you, BT, for your continued Community Companions partnership with Kenwyn.

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Enjoying the Cornish Sunshine

Last week blessed us with days of glorious Cornish sunshine, and we soaked up every ray we could! To cap off a perfect week, yesterday we gathered in the garden for cheese platters and prosecco, sharing laughter and good company with friends. It was a beautiful day, and although we have some rain again, last week set the tone for a promising summer ahead. Here's to many more sunny days in the garden soon!

Kenwyn's Blue Light Breakfast Starts Strong

Our complimentary Breakfast for Emergency and Medical Workers was off to a flying start today. Mike and Olly were our first takers of the day today – and what a beautiful day it is.

With freshly baked pastries and a mug of hot coffee, they were both happy, especially as they took some homemade Carrot Cake away with them for later!

Upcoming events

Barchester's Bingo Bonanza

Get ready for Bingo fun! Join us for an exciting evening of games, prizes, and good company. Bring your luck and let's shout 'Bingo!' together!

Bake Sale For a Cause

Indulge your taste buds and join us for a bake sale like no other! From cakes to freshly baked cookies, we've got all your cravings covered - and it's all for a good cause!

Don't Dine Alone

We're inviting local older people to take advantage of our great hospitality and join us for a nutritious lunch at our Home every Friday from 10th - 30th May 2024.

Blue Light Breakfast

We celebrate our Emergency and Medical Services and want to thank you by offering a free breakfast every Friday morning until the end of May.