Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Meet our Activities Coordinator, Jill Lynch

Hi, my name is Jill and I am the Senior Activities Coordinator.

This is my dream job; I love organising activities, crafts, outings, talking and basically being silly.

I believe residents will benefit from lots of stimulation, both mental and physical.

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 our home

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Thrilling Grilling

We hosted a big BBQ recently a everyone had a great time. The sun was shining and the food was excellent. Loved ones joined us and we received lots of positive feedback from all who attended.

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Horsin' Around

Our Carer/Activities Coordinator has a horse called Caz. He is always telling the residents about him so, naturally, they wanted to meet him. Adam brought Caz in and residents enjoyed stroking him and feeding him mints.

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A Tipple or Two

During our pub afternoon, we set our lounge up as bar, where we play music, serve drinks & snacks, and generally have a good time.

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Beside the Seaside

We enjoyed a day out to the seaside. Residents had a great day, which we rounded off with some ice cream.

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Zoolab

We had Zoolab in for a visit and the theme was 'rainforests'. Our ladies and gents were very brave, holding and touching the animals and insects.

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Royal Wedding Celebrations

On the day of the royal wedding, we had lots of fun. Residents had a great day, the sun was shining and the entertainer was great.

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