Activities Coordinator

Meet our Activities Coordinator, Paula Lourenco

Hi, my name is Paula and I'm from Portugal. I moved to UK in 2014, and I have been working in the care industry for the last 6 years. I have been working as an activities coordinator for the past 2-years in another care home.

I joined Tewkesbury Fields Care Home in July 2020, and I'm looking forward to getting to know the residents and meeting their wellbeing needs by promoting and organising person centred and meaningful activities. 

I'm creative, ambitious, dedicated and passionate about my job. My goal is to help the residents in our home live life to full. We have a range of activities on offer, but if you ever have any questions or suggestions, please get in touch, we’d love to know your thoughts.

You can contact activities team by email TewkesburyFields.Activities@barchester.com

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 Tewkesbury Fields Care Home

Easter Crafts

Easter is only a few weeks away and we are planning some fun activities for Easter weekend along with our Easter picture competition.  Residents have started with creating some egg decorations carefully placing string around a balloon to form a delicate egg decoration.  Tewkesbury Fields offers a varied activities and events program as part of Barchester's Life Enrichment program.

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Employee of the Month February

Congratulations to Mandy our Employee of the Month at Tewkesbury Fields.  Mandy is Head of Housekeeping, going above and beyond for our residents, ensuring they have all that they would like or need when carrying out her work around the home.  We would like to thank Mandy for all she does at Tewkesbury Fields, she willingly helps out with so much and she very much epitomizes Barchester's values.

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Celebrating International Women's Day

The residents and staff at Tewkesbury Fields celebrated International Women's Day today.  All the ladies were surprised with a rose and a sweet treat bag with chocolates to enjoy.  There really were smiles all round as we celebrated the achievements of women from around the world, including the many women who work at Tewkesbury Fields including our General Manager, Lorraine.  

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Tewkesbury Fields Memory Walkers

Tewkesbury Field’s Team of Memory Walkers, Margaret, Joan, Emma, Kara, Kim, Romer, Paula and Summer are walking to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society.

The target is for the team to walk 50 miles from now until 24th March.  They are taking every opportunity to walk and we will keep you updated on their progress.  Donating is easy via 

https://www.justgiving.com/Tewkesbury-Fields-Care-Home

The Alzheimer's Society research is working towards a World without Dementia.  

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Happy Visits

It is always a delight to welcome families to Tewkesbury Fields for Covid secure visits in our designated visiting suite.  It is a pleasure to watch residents seeing family, grandchildren, friends and neighbours; during these visits there are many tears of joy and there is always plenty of laughter.   

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Postcards of Kindness

Over the weekend, residents enjoyed reading and looking at the lovely postcards that we have received at Tewkesbury Fields.  The postcards have bought back some wonderful memories of holidays and places they have visited bring many smiles.