Meet our Activities Coordinator, Jill Harris

I previously managed a day centre for the elderly for 25 years. I love my role as Activities Coordinator; it is a job I very much enjoy, as every day is different. My aim is to organise a fun-packed range of activities for everyone to participate in. We have daily activities, trips on our minibus and monthly events, including cheese & wine, fish & chip suppers and pamper sessions. We have wonderful residents who make me smile & laugh every day.

Activities at The Spires

Activities are an integral part of life at our care home. We want to ensure that the people we support have as much fun as possible during their time with us, so it’s important that our activities programme is created with the interests of residents in mind. Our skilled Activities Coordinators bring a certain uniqueness to the home that can’t be found anywhere else, and which is reflected in the activities they organise.

Life at our home

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Our Special Guests

6th form pupils came in to meet with Jason, one of our National Dementia Specialists for an insight into the condition. They also had the opportunity to see our home and meet the residents.

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Carol Service

St Chad’s Church lead our first carol service of the festive season. Residents & families joined us and the singing could even be heard on the ground floor!

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The Spires at Christmas

The team have decorated the reception area to give a very festive welcome to all visitors.

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A History of Lichfield

John Gallagher from Co-op's head office came in as a volunteer and spent time with residents sharing stories and memories of the history of Lichfield. John brought along his laptop and showed off lots of photographs and memorabilia to spark conversation.

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Christmas Creations

The Spires has sponsored a Christmas tree for charity at Lichfield Cathedral. Residents, with the help of volunteers, have been making the decorations for the tree, and some residents braved the cold weather to go to decorate the tree. 

There are many trees that will be decorated by local groups and businesses, and these will be open for the local community to view and place their votes for the best over the coming few weeks leading up to Christmas. 

We decided to go for bright and cheerful, with many colours and lots of glitter & sparkle.

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Taking a Break

Members of the local ambulance service can been seen above using their new Barchester thermos mugs and taking a much-need break with a hot drink whilst enjoying our homemade cakes.

Upcoming events

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Bravery and the Victoria Cross

Join us as we welcome Major Ted Green, who will be discuss military bravery and the prestigious Victoria Cross.

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Wedding Memories

Take a trip back in time with our Wedding Memories morning and enjoy reminiscing about a loved one’s or your own special day.

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Memory & the Ageing Brain

Come along to The Spires Care Home for a friendly, informative talk by Professor Nicky Edelstyn, Professor Research Lead at the School of Psychology, Keele University.

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Monthly Coffee Morning

Enjoy great hospitality and delicious refreshments in luxurious surroundings.

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Keep Moving

'Three Spires Physio' will lead our gentle exercise class for all.

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Carers Café

Come along and meet with friends over light refreshments, and enjoy the variety of activities and entertainment our home has to offer.

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Afternoon Tea

We will be hosting afternoon tea events for local community groups, churches and charities. Please contact us to arrange a date.

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