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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Summer Fair

Residents, families, friends and staff enjoyed beautiful sunny weather at our Summer Fair. We were entertained by a singing duo and a ukulele band. There were various stalls and side shows and the local Air Cadets joined us with their Toy Tombola.

As always, our cake stall proved to be very popular and our now famous sausage rolls sold out very quickly!

Everybody commented on the happy and relaxed atmosphere, and especially enjoyed watching Judith, our General Manager, throw wet sponges at Narcis, our Deputy Manager, when he was in the stocks.

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10 Years of Service

Congratulations from us all to Florefe Dionisio, who celebrated 10 years’ service with Barchester Healthcare recently. Florefe has also recently been promoted to the position of Care Practioner. She is a valued member of our team and we would be lost without her.  

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Flower Arranging

Residents at Oaklands love to do a bit of flower arranging every now and then. During our most recent session, the flowers were arranging in jam jars and tea cups. What a pretty display they made!

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Hartbeeps

Residents and toddlers joined together for exciting interactive fun with Hartbeeps, who provide award-winning, magical, multi-sensory classes for babies and toddlers. We enjoyed bubbles, costumes, puppets and sparkly parachutes, and lots of singing.

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Royal Birthday Celebrations

Residents and their families and friends celebrated Her Majesty’s birthday by having an afternoon tea party on the patio in our main garden. The sun shone beautifully for us, so we were able to enjoy our afternoon and sitting out in the garden.

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Bingo & Barchester Rocks

Children spent the day at Hilton Park & Oaklands helping residents with the morning bingo session. Residents always welcome children into the home and they thoroughly enjoy interacting with the younger generation.

In the afternoon, the children painted rocks with the residents, and had great fun doing so. The children enjoyed lunch in the garden and each one took a certificate home with them, which they proudly showed the residents.

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There's always something going on at Oaklands!

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