Meet our Activities Coordinator, Amanda McCarthy
We all know that keeping active is important. We have created a wonderful culture within the home and we work together to give residents the best possible experience. We are here to ensure that residents enjoy an environment that is both stimulating and socially active. We ensure the team knows each residents' preferences, so that we can deliver a person-centered program of events and activities. Essential to our homely feel is the strong relationships of trust we build with residents and their families and friends
Activities at our 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.
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 Lethen Park Care Home
Virtual event with Dr Tim Howard
Residents across our homes had a lovely time joining Dr Tim Howard, 4th generation GP, whose whole life has been about patient care, for an exciting virtual event to discuss his novel ‘Let’s Kill All The Lawyers’.
The novel is a medical fiction thriller that explores the impact of life and death events, mistakes and forgiveness, and the impact of law and justice on the day- to-day lives of ordinary people doing their best in difficult circumstances.
Residents had the chance to ask their own questions once the discussion was over and a great time was had by all.
Independence Day celebrations
We celebrated 4th Of July in true American style.
We enjoyed listening to some of the all - time favourite American hits, as we gathered together for classic hot dogs prepared by our amazing chef.
It was a great day, enjoyed by all.
Virtual singing session
Our home had a fantastic time with vocal coach Mark De-Lisser as he led an amazing virtual singing session for our residents to enjoy.
Our residents were able to learn different techniques as they sang the famous ‘I’m a Believer’ by The Monkees.
There were smiles and laugher all around. The session was such a success and was great for the mind, body and soul.
Birthday celebrations for a special lady!
We had a wonderful day celebrating our Violet's 90th Birthday.
She had a wonderful day filled with cake and Prosecco. We sang, we danced and we certainly filled our glasses to the top.
60th Wedding Anniversary Celebrations
It was a very special day for our residents Andy and Muriel who celebrated their special 60th Wedding Anniversary. They enjoyed their afternoon being treated with champagne, cakes and chocolates.
It was a special day and beautiful to see.
Visit from Petal the Lamb
Residents enjoyed a lovely visit from Karen and Petal the lamb. Residents loved stroking Petal and playing games outside.
We look forward to another visit next month!