Activities at Wilsmere House
Most days, you will find our Activities Coordinators doing a range of different activities with residents, whether that be in a group setting or on a one-to-one basis. It is important that our activities team are passionate about the social events that we provide, and are dedicated to delivering an activities programme that reflect the interests and capabilities of those we support, so that life at Wilsmere House is full of fun.
Life at Wilsmere House Care Centre
Coinciding with the birth date of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses' Day, held on Tuesday 12th May, is a day to celebrate nurses and care staff around the world. Residents and staff at Wilsmere House were happy to get involved by hosting a much-deserved Nurses' Day event.
VE Day Celebrations
Wilsmere House celebrated VE Day with a virtual party to commemorate 75 years since the end of the Second World War.
Staff and residents at Wilsmere House, along with people all over the UK, joined together for the ‘Nation’s Toast to the Heroes of WW2’. In light of the current situation, rather than celebrating with street parties, at 3pm on May 8th, the country was encouraged to mark the day with a nationwide toast.
Paying tribute to the many millions at home and abroad, that sacrificed so much to ensure we all enjoy and share the freedom we have today.
National Tea Day
Wilsmere House celebrated the Queen’s birthday in style, whilst also brewing up a storm for National Tea Day on with a virtual tea party.
Burns Day Celebrations
Staff and residents at the home Celebrated Burns Day by learning the art of Scottish Country Dancing and the Ceilidh, we also had a guest musician who entertained us with some traditional Scottish tunes. Finally we ended the day with a delicious burns supper and the address to the ‘Great chieftain O’ the pudding’ race’ – the Haggis.
Cocktail and Jazz Afternoon
On Saturday Wilsmere House hosted an Open Day full of activities throughout the day, including:
Cock Tail Making and Live Jazz Music which were enjoyed by everyone who came to the event.
Staff at Wilsmere made everyone feel welcome and were delighted to see different generations having fun together.
Christmas Cake Baking
Memory line and activities teams got creative this festive season by baking their on novelty Christmas cake for the afternoon tea. The care was enjoyed by everyone.
Continuing Life Enrichment
During this unprecedented time, we have a number of measures in place to ensure residents remain engaged, connected and socially active.
Keep Fit Class
Come along an enjoy our light exercise classes, designed to stimulate muscle strength and combat osteoporosis weakness and arthritis management.
Classes are every momday From 2:30-3:30pm…
Every Tuesday Wilsmere house holds a Dementia cafe.
Join us in Our Memory Lane Longe for Tea, Coffee, Cakes and discussions.
Come along to our friendly and informal group and enjoy a chat over a hot drink and some lovely refreshments.