Activities

Exercising your mind and body

Activity JFP_4405Swimbridge House will be your home from home and that’s how we want you to treat it. We will support your desire to retain your independence and now is a time when you can really enjoy old hobbies, pass on tips to others and even pursue new hobbies if you feel like it.

As well as helping residents to live as independently as possible, the Home ensures that residents are entertained and stimulated. We realise that being socially active is very important for maintaining a good quality of life and as such, the Home is dedicated to making sure that our residents are able to enjoy social activities and occasions. The role of the Home’s activity co-ordinators, Mrs Pam Konopka and Mrs Andrea Curley, is to ensure that activities on offer are tailored to suit the needs of the residents. This involves Marion gaining knowledge about a resident’s individual life story, experiences and interests so that activities are individualised and will be meaningful to those taking part. The Home encourages families and friends to offer suggestions which will be of interest to their loved ones, based on personal experiences or interests.

Feeding chickens 800_5405Many happy events are organised by Pam and Andrea at the Home including ball games, music sessions, sing-along and flower arranging for mothers’ day. Such events, taking place each weekday afternoon, are really enjoyed by our residents and give them the chance to enjoy diverse activities. Some residents have started playing games together, like dominoes, thereby enhancing their social interactions. Future events are continuously being planned and please feel free to get in touch if you wish to take part or attend.

The monthly Acitivies Calendar can be found on the News page. For examples of activities please see the list below. Friends and family are more than welcome to join in.