Meet our Activities Coordinator, Angela Lawson
Angela is the Activities Coordinator here at Stamford Bridge.
From a very early age Angela has always been passionate about working with the elderly and has worked as an activity coordinator for Barchester for over 16 years. Angela thoroughly enjoys her job role, nothing gives her more pleasure each day than going home knowing she has made a difference to so many people’s lives.
Angela's hobbies are flower arranging and enjoying seasonal crafts and she is always on the lookout for new projects which she can integrate in to daily life here at our home.
Angela loves getting to know each resident and learning about their life histories, this is so important as it enables the activity team within the home to be able to provide person centered activities.
Activities at Stamford Bridge Beaumont
The activity team within our home spend a lot of time committing themselves to organising a range of activities for residents. This includes, pet therapy, trips out to local places of interest, visits from entertainers and musicians, bingo, one to one pamper time, weekly quizzes, coffee mornings, arts and crafts and baking. Activities are considered to be a crucial aspect of our home as residents look forward to upcoming events. As a result, it is essential that our team work together with dedication, to ensure residents are entertained and involved in as many activities as possible.
Life at Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home
On Saturday 7th March Stamford Bridge Beaumont celebrated our resident Jean Raine, reaching the landmark 100th birthday, Jean was joined by staff, relatives, friends and other residents as she received a telegram from the Queen in recognition of her landmark birthday. A champagne reception was held at the home and guests enjoyed a special birthday cake made by the home’s chef.
St Patrick's Day
At Stamford Bridge Beaumont, we celebrated St Patrick's Day with our staff serving Irish coffees, which were enjoyed along with some tasty chocolates.
We celebrated Pancake day on Tuesday 25th February, here at Stamford Bridge Beaumont. We enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of pancake tossing races, a lot of fun was had by all involved.
Knit & Natter
Our Weekly knit and natter group is proving to be a huge success. The current aim is to make squares to eventually put together and make a blanket. In the coming months, we hope to use our knitting skills to support awareness days and charity events. Our Weekly knit and knatter group takes place on Tuesdays at 2pm.
On Friday 14th February, there was love in the air at Stamford Bridge when Ruth Strangeway entertained the residents by singing a selection of love songs. Residents gave and received red roses to their loved ones and all enjoyed some cake and fizz.
Christmas Lights Switch On
In the lead up to the homes festive celebrations a request from one of the homes residents led to a trip to Pocklington to see the Christmas lights, it was a very cold evening but that didn’t dampen their spirits as they enjoyed hot chocolates, and Mick enjoyed a pint, sat in the bus looking at the beautiful array of lights.