Meet our Activities Coordinator, Kirsty Urquhart

We all know that keeping active is important I have worked with Barchester since 2007. 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. The home also has its very own minibus for our numerous outings for coffee and shopping, which residents love.

Activities at our home

Our home is always full of life, and we can thank our wonderful Activities Coordinators for this. Dedication to creating a unique and interesting activities programme is what sets us apart from other homes. We always take into consideration that some people would prefer to pursue their own interests, which is why our team strive to incorporative activities that cater to a wide range of tastes and hobbies. Our trips out are always fun and exciting as well, and residents are guaranteed to return with stories to tell their loved ones!

Life at Mo Dhachaidh Care Home

Residents enjoy a tipple!

World Whisky Day! Residents at Mo Dhachaidh can enjoy a wee dram if they wish to celebrate World Whisky Day, Slainte.

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Local Tesco donates flowers

Residents at Mo Dhachaidh got a lovely surprise. Our local Tesco donated fresh flowers for the residents. We have flowers around the home and in residents rooms too

Residents enjoy tour of Hereford Cathedral

We had a lovely time joining the team from Hereford Cathedral for an exciting virtual session.

We enjoyed a glimpse of this spectacular building and its treasures in a series of short pre-recorded videos. From the stunning gardens which lead down to the River Wye, to the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library.

It was wonderful to learn more about the history and beauty of Hereford Cathedral.

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Residents enjoy virtual floral demo

Staff and residents at Mo Dhachaidh were treated to an interactive virtual floristry masterclass courtesy of Master Florist, Michal Kowalski, from Blooming Haus. 

Blooming Haus started with a small pop-up shop in Chelsea.  They have since blossomed spectacularly on to the floristry scene as ‘floral engineers’, carving themselves an outstanding reputation as one of the UK’s most innovative floral design studios.

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Greetings from Ullapool Primary School

Residents and staff were delighted to receive Easter cards, pictures and decorations from the children at Ullapool Primary School. Telling us how they were spending their Easter Holidays and what it means to them.

As always it made all the residents smile and cheered everyone up.

Mouth-watering Easter treats!

Residents at Mo Dhachaidh enjoyed a fun-filled Easter weekend with lots of treats.  The homes Head Chef, Gayle whipped up a storm by creating a mouth-watering themed pudding for Easter Sunday lunch to the delight of residents.  Gayle is often sharing her creative ideas and this one went down a treat!   Residents were intrigued on how she made it and the process, really impressed with it visually too.

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