Activities at Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home

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.

Enriching life
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Wendy Allan

Activities Coordinator

Wendy joined the Family in 2005, and is one of our long standing employees in the home.

Wendy has worked across several departments including Housekeeping and as a Carer, but decided to join the Activities team in 2015. Wendy thrives off making others happy. She loves supporting the residents and Families and putting on fun filled activities them all to enjoy. 

In her spare time, Wendy loves being outdoors and walking, and spending time with her Grandchildren

Life-encriching activities booklet

Read our brochure 'Life-enriching activities' for more information about life in our care homes.
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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 Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home

Welcoming Our New Arrivals

Staff, residents and their guests at Barchester’s Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home, in Stamford Bridge, York were celebrating the birth of baby chicks this week at the home.

There was a lot of egg-citement at the home as eight chicks hatched throughout the week. Residents were able to pet and feed the chicks as they found their footing in their new home. The new additions will also be visited by the children from the local Muddy Boots Nursery from the local primary school who stopped in to meet the new arrivals.

Coffee with a Coppa

We warmly welcomed the local Police service into our home this morning for our “Coffee with a coppa” event to give our residents  a chance to show their gratitude and appreciation for their hard work, and for them to enjoy a warm drink with the company of our residents.

Our visiting police officers spoke to the audience about their time on the force, the challenges they face and the rewards from helping the local community, before taking questions from the residents, relatives and guests.this certainly set everyone off to a great start to their day!

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Easter Art Competition

Residents at the Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home at Stamford Bridge in York were delighted to receive a bumper collection of Easter art from the children at ‘The Muddy Boots Nursery’

The children took part in an Easter art competition and they delivered with an array of multi coloured Easter Bunnies and eggs.

Of course everyone was a winner and the home was privileged to deliver Easter treats as prizes for the children.

Grape Expectations - Wine Tasting

Staff and residents at the Stamford Bridge Care Home, in Stamford Bridge, York have invited members of the local community to join them for a wine tasting event hosted by the homes activities team.

The home came up with the idea to invite members of the local community to come and enjoy our beautiful café area and taste some delicious wines. 

The afternoon was a big success with members of the local community stopping by for a glass or three.

Inside the Factory

We had a brilliant time across our services with Harrogate Skills 4 Living as they took us on a wonderful virtual visit to their Harrogate Chocolate Factory.

Residents were thrilled to discover details about the chocolate-making process and the fascinating journey from bean to bar, all while enjoying some delicious sweet treats.

The Factory aims to employ people with learning disabilities and autism, involving them in all parts of the process, from sorting and roasting the beans to packaging and sales. The experience was truly enjoyed by all who joined this event.

Beat the Clock

We continue to celebrate a varied life enrichment programme and across our services we linked up with other Barchester care homes and hospitals up and down the country for some interactive Beat the Clock games.  

Our residents truly enjoyed solving word puzzles, conundrums and mathematical problems as part of Barchester’s very own game show series.

Everyone who joined had a fantastic time and enjoyed some friendly competition.

Upcoming events

Whisky Tasting

We warmly welcome you to an afternoon of whisky tasting as we sample a variety of brands from this famous beverage.

Open Day

We warmly welcome you into our home for our open day on Saturday 27th April.

April

Step into April and take a look at the Life Enrichment and Community Events we have planned in April.

Chitter Chatter Coffee Morning

Join us on Thursday 2nd May for our Chitter Chatter Coffee Morning and make new friends over a choice of refreshments and a selection of tasty snacks. 

Newsletter

The latest edition of our homes Newsletter is now available to download. 

Dementia Café

Come along and join our Dementia Café on the last Thursday of each month.

Coffee Mornings at Stamford Bridge Beaumont

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month for our Coffee Mornings.

Come along for some delicious homemade treats, tea and coffee and a natter.

Emergency Services - Take a break with us!

Calling all emergency services - take a break on us. We will have tea, coffee and maybe a cake or two!

Knit and Natter

Come along to our Knit and Natter group and meet new friends.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have rewarding volunteering opportunities available where you can make a real difference to enriching someone's life.