Activities at our home
Our activities team are great at building the activities programme around the likes and interests of the people we care for. Ensuring that our social events offer fun and adventure is part of the ethos of our home; it’s important that those we support can enjoy an active and social lifestyle. Of course, there will always be those who prefer peace and quiet, and in these instances, a cup of tea and a chat are always welcomed.
Donna joined the Tennyson Wharf Family in April 2023.
As an Activities Coordinator, Donna helps to ensure that residents enjoy an environment that is both stimulating and socially active to keep residents engage. The team take time to ensure they all know each residents' interests so that the team can deliver a person-centered program of events and activities.
Donna has a passion for helping others and is settling into her new role great!
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 Tennyson Wharf Care Home
Fun at the Beer Garden
As the summer sun shone down on Tennyson Wharf, our wonderful residents and colleagues headed to the beer garden.
We enjoyed a lovely afternoon courtesy of hosts at the Woodcock's Pub.
Our residents laughed and reminisced together as took delight in enjoying their favourite beverages and pub snacks.
We look forward to visiting our favourite local again in the near future.
Local artist visits Tennyson
We had a lovely relaxing, creative afternoon this week when a local artist Louise Earnshaw L Earnshaw Artist came in.
We were taught how to use watercolours to paint some beautiful spring flowers. We all enjoyed being creative and were very proud of our paintings.
Close Encounters of the Furry Kind
Residents and Colleagues at Tennyson Wharf Care Home in Burton Water, Lincoln were treated to a visit from a pair of beautiful therapy pets.
Therapy Dogs have a wonderful calming effect and the residents love to stroke them, talk to them and play with them.
The home was visited by Jazz and Jueves, two beautiful therapy dogs caused a great deal of excitement. All of the residents enjoyed the visit, they petted and fed the animals who seemed to appreciate meeting their new friends.
Tennyson Wharf Supports Dementia Action Week
Tennyson Wharf Care home, in Lincoln, Burton Waters held a week of special events: featuring reminiscence session’s, music from the past, therapy dolls and robotic animal companions during Dementia Action Week, which is from 15th- 21st May, and aims to raise awareness of dementia.
The home cares for people living with dementia in its Memory Lane Communities – unique environments, designed to encourage active and enjoyable living. The person-centred care provided in these communities can bring out the best in those who live there and offer much-needed quality care to the wider community.
Tennyson Wharf Honour Nursing Colleagues
Coinciding with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses Day, held on Friday 12th May, is a day to celebrate nurses and care staff around the world. Residents and staff at Tennyson Wharf care home in Burton Water, were happy to get involved by hosting a much deserved presentation to our wonderful team of nurses.
International Nurses’ Day is a day to give thanks for the dedication of care givers everywhere, who go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver extraordinary care and support. Tennyson Wharf was proud to not only honour our homes amazing nurses but also nurses in our wider community as we visited the fabulous nurses at the BMI Lincoln Hospital.
Local Care Home Hosts Intergenerational Playgroup
Tennyson Wharf Care Home, in Burton Waters, Lincoln have recently hosted an intergenerational playgroup for residents and members of the local community. The event, which took place on Thursday 11th May welcomed the group ‘Caterpillar Music’ to enjoy music, games and activities with residents at the home.
The group of mums and toddlers also enjoyed sing along with residents to their favourite songs such as traditional and favourite nursery rhymes. Much to the delight of our residents.
The catering team at the care home provide a selection of healthy snacks on the day, including hand cut fruits and vegetables.
Join us at Tennyson Wharf as we look ahead to the start of Summer and the wonderful Life Enrichment events taking place within our home.
Become a volunteer at Tennyson Wharf
Do you have any spare time? Would you like to make a difference to someone's day to day life? To find out more on becoming a volunteer, get in touch on 01522 530282.
Looking for a place to host a meeting?
Are you looking for a free venue to host a meeting? Look no further - pop in and see what Tennyson Wharf has to offer!
Tennyson Wharf Coffee Morning
Join us on the first Thursday of each month for our Coffee Mornings.
Come along for some delicious homemade treats, tea and coffee and a natter.