Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Meet our Activities Coordinator, Jonathan Stoddart

Jonathan originally joined Barchester as a care worker. He started at Thistle Hill in December 2017 and has some exciting plans for the activities programme. He is always looking forward to the challenge ahead.

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.

Life at our home

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Tea in the Garden

Staff and residents enjoyed an afternoon tea party in the garden, along with musical entertainment.

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Jazz Garden Party

Residents and staff enjoyed an awesome jazz-themed garden party in the glorious sunshine. Children from the local nursery visited as well to enjoy activities on the lawn.

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International Nurses' Day

As a way to recognise all of the hard work that nurses in our home do, they all got a well-deserved pamper, along with a goodie bag.

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Woodlands Walk

Many residents recently embarked on an outing to enjoy a picnic in our wondering surrounding woodland area – and had a lot of fun doing so!

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Garden Party

We hosted a garden party on Thursday 30th April. Everyone had a lot of fun and enjoyed the nice weather.

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Rock Art Class

Residents spent the morning painting rocks that were then placed in and around the local area to be found by locals.

Upcoming events

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Scrabble Club

Scrabble Club is one of our most popular events here at Thistle Hill. Feel free to come along!

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Family Day BBQ

Join us for our Family Day BBQ, where we’ll have plenty of delicious food to enjoy, along with plenty of fun and games,

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Art Classes

Whether you are a beginner, or would just like to learn some new artistic skills, join Hilary Cooper for some lessons and show off your artistic talent!

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Don't Dine Alone

We understand that meal time can be lonely for some older people.

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Minibus Trips

We enjoy minibus trips every Monday to a variety of destinations, including the coast. Feel free to come along!

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Weekly Zumba

We host Zumba classes everyone Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. This class is for everyone to enjoy and is hosted by resident Physiotherapist, Chris.

Care homes and elderly care from Barchester Healthcare

Bakery Classes

We are hosting themed bakery classes every Friday morning. Please feel free to join us.

What happens now?

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