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Meet our Activities Coordinator, Lynn Marsland & Kerry Smith

Lynn and Kerry make up our energetic, spontaneous and fun-loving activities team. They see residents as an extension of their family and thoroughly enjoy the variety and rewards the job brings. 

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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Pub Night

Lynn and Kerry recently held a pub night for all of the lovely residents. There was a selection of the residents favorites drinks and snacks, including Guinness, pork scratchings and peanuts. Everybody got the chance to enter the General Knowledge Quiz, and the night was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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Wild Science

Residents were delighted to hear that Wild Science will once again be visiting us for the afternoon with their wonderful selection of various small animals & reptiles, including Wilma the pygmy hedgehog, Trevor the snake and Victor the rabbit. All of the animals were given lots of attention, especially Wilma, which is the residents' new favourite.

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Royal Wedding Celebrations

Everybody at Wimborne joined in with the Royal Wedding celebrations by watching the Royal Wedding live on the television, which was shortly followed by an afternoon tea with a slice of delicious wedding cake. Residents all commented on how beautiful Meghan looked and wished the happy couple a long and happy marriage.

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Knit & Natter Group

We host a knit & natter group once a week in the lounge. Residents are able to knit whatever they fancy, such as scarfs, blankets and knitted animals, whilst enjoying a good ol' natter over a cup of tea, cake and biscuits.

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Enjoying the Sunshine!

Everybody had a great time enjoying the beautiful sunshine over the May bank holiday. Residents could be found playing games, reading the morning newspapers and all round relaxing in the courtyards, gardens and the grounds.

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Barry's Wish

Resident, Barry, has always wanted to sing with the King of Rock 'n' Roll himself, and staff members at Wimborne wanted to make this wish a reality. They contacted a local entertainer, who provided all the karaoke equipment we needed.

Our very talented Gardener and Maintenance Assistance also dressed up as Elvis along with Barry. Barry was over the moon that his wish came true and he was able to sing the afternoon away along to Elvis's classics.

The afternoon was thoroughly enjoyed by all staff, Barry's family and also fellow residents.

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Upcoming events

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Events & Activities in June

There's lots of fun activities scheduled throughout the month of June here at Wimborne.

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