Activities at Red Oaks

We believe in making a difference to the lives of people living here with us and ensure that we provide a lifestyle full of choice and stimulation that is centred around each resident here at Red Oaks. This includes a whole host of varied activities, together with regular trips out around the region, taking full advantage of the home’s minibus. Our aim is to enable each person we support to continue to do the things they enjoy for as long as they possibly can.

 

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 Red Oaks Care Home

A Blast from the Past

The Henfield museum have loaned Red Oaks this fabulous display cabinet of past kitchen gadgets for our residents and staff to view.    We are lucky enough to have the display cabinet  on loan for two months so our residents can remember and chat about, how life was in the past, possibly even at their Grand Parents homes,   Its amazing to work out  how we have progressed to todays kitchen appliances.  Absolutely priceless!

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Our Amazing knitted Christmas Tree

Once again, Red Oaks have beeen able to show our residents old and new our fantastic community Christmas Tree. Last year, residents, staff and our friends in the fabulous village of Henfield knitted 6 by 6 inch squares that were patiently placed together to make this amazing, eye catching Christmas Tree.

Thanks again to all involved, it looks just amazing and the best part is there is no needles to clear up.

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Virtually the best Virtual Quiz ever

Barchester’s Red Oaks care home, in Henfield, got into the Christmas spirit by joining a virtual afternoon of festivities along with the staff and residents at over seventy Barchester care homes across the south of England, Jersey and the Isle of Wight.

Red Oaks staff and residents pulled out all the stops by dressing up in their glittery Christmas best to link up with all the other care homes in the south of the country for a whole host of different fun activities culminating in the Barchester Big Quiz of the Year.  When they weren’t quizzing, residents enjoyed a feast of festive foods prepared by the home’s fabulous Head Chef, .

 

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Our very own resident yoga teacher

One of the fabulous  resident's here at Red Oaks,  Rita,  has been a professional yoga teacher in the past.  We are very thankful that old habbits die hard and every day here at Redoak's Rita conducts a yoga class for our staff and residents. The classes consist of are mainly soft stretches which helps with everyones wellbeing are very much appreciated by our other resident's and staff.

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Experimenting with colours in this weeks Art Class

This week our art club which is enjoyed by many of our residents started exploring the medium of water colours. Taking the theme of poppies, residents created some fabulous pictures with the guidance of our senior carer and art enthusiast Andreia.

Andreia is firm believer in everyone can enjoy art and her enthusiasm and encouragement with residents shines through in these weekly sessions

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The Holiday Memory Box

This week,  some of our residents enjoyed rummaging through some 'holiday memory boxes' that were full up with fantastic memories of past holidays all over the English countryside.  It was a great way to spend the afternoon, reminiscing about theme parks, holiday destinations and postcard destination

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