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Meet our Activities Coordinator, Michelle Baker

Michelle has been working at the Mount for over 12 years. Michelle is Head of Activities and endeavours to provide a broad ranging activities for those we support. This is based primarily around the wants and needs of residents, but we also like to make our programme as varied as possible, with lots of musical entertainment, holistic therapies and social events within the home and out in the local community.

Activities at Mount House and Severn View

Our Activities team is a dedicated group whom strive to ensure that the residents of Mount House have a broad range of meaningful activities daily which reflect the needs, wants and interests of all our residents. From our larger events including Garden Parties in our spectacular grounds to birthday celebrations with live musical entertainment we always have a broad range of events to suit all of our wonderful residents. We also go on a number of outings throughout the year in and around Shropshire, many of which are linked to community organisations whom cater specifically for interests of the people we support.

Something we have always been passionate about here at The Mount is Music therapy and we offer a diverse musical programme of live music and entertainers throughout the year to suit all tastes. Food theme days and tasting afternoons, as well as regular Cookery classes and chair yoga are on offer as well as beauty therapy and massage. 
We aim to consistently provide a high quality activities programme for all of our residents and ensure that regardless of limitations and circumstances each individual has the best possible experience within our home, through both a physical and mentally stimulating person-centred approach. 

Life at our home

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Cocktail Making

Residents had a great time making some cocktails. The end results were delicious and we will definitely be doing this activity again.

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Royal Wedding Celebrations

The Mount House held a royal party for all residents, relatives and staff in the main communal areas at the home.

Mount House celebrated the special day with jugs of homemade Pimm's whilst the residents watched the royal ceremony on the television. Shortly after, a buffet lunch was served, musical entertainment was provided by pianist, Christopher Simms, and then afternoon tea was provided at 3:30 p.m.

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International Nurses' Day

Mount House & Severn View celebrated International Nurse’s Day to recognise and reward the important work and dedication of nurses everywhere, who often go above and beyond the call of duty. Our Nurses and care staff make a real difference to the lives of those in our care.

The nurses were awarded various gifts for their hard work and dedication, including a specially designed water bottle to help make sure that they are drinking enough throughout their shifts, a delicious box of chocolates and a selection of doughnuts.

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100th Birthday Celebrations

On 3rd February, resident, Norman, celebrated his 100th birthday at Mount House. Norman received a visit from Madam Mayor of Shrewsbury, who is pictured with him whilst opening his telegram from the Queen. 

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