Our Monday morning was filled with excitement as we delved into a thrilling game of Bullseye, drawing inspiration from the beloved game show. Laughter and enjoyment filled the air as we had an absolute blast.
As some enjoyed a leisurely morning, we eagerly welcomed our beloved PAT dog Tinkerbell into our home, where her calming presence brought us endless cuddles and affection.
We unanimously recognized “Play Your Cards Right” as a legendary television game show that managed to bring us all together for a delightful morning filled with laughter. This captivating game, which solely relies on luck, served as a perfect catalyst for our enjoyment and camaraderie.
The afternoon was brimming with an array of exciting games, where some of us engaged in a thrilling round of bingo, while others chose to test their skills in the classic ring toss game. Additionally, a few of us embarked on an intense and thought-provoking session of scrabble.
The morning of Tuesday marked a special occasion as it was Claude Monet’s birthday. To celebrate, we immersed ourselves in a delightful paint and sip session inspired by this legendary artist. As a group, we delved into the information sheets, discussing and exchanging thoughts on some of Monet’s most renowned masterpieces. With newfound inspiration, we eagerly embarked on recreating his iconic sunflower painting, each stroke of the brush bringing us closer to capturing the essence of his artistry.
Dancing is a fantastic way for the elderly to stay active and fit, and our morning seated exercises quickly transformed into a lively session of music and dancing in our beautiful garden view lounge. The moment our favourite songs started playing, we couldn’t resist the urge to get up and groove to the rhythm. Not only does dancing provide a fun and enjoyable way to exercise, but it also helps improve balance, flexibility, and coordination. It’s amazing how a simple activity like dancing can bring so much joy and energy to our mornings, making it an ideal form of exercise for all of us.
In the afternoon, we participated in a digital quiz that we found to be a fun and engaging activity. The large screen made it an inclusive experience, and it was a great way for a big group of us to come together and enjoy ourselves.
Our Dementia Choir met up on a Tuesday afternoon at Farnham Mill, our sister home, for a delightful sing-along session. It’s not just individuals with dementia who join us, but also people with various age-related ailments. Together, we all relish the magic of music and song, creating a beautiful experience.
On Wednesday morning, we gathered in the day lounge for our monthly church service. It was a special time for us to come together, reflect, and pray. The residents were serenaded by a talented pianist while Rev Tara led the service.
As the game show week progressed, we welcomed Hillbrow to participate in an exciting quiz extravaganza. Divided into two teams, we competed in a range of classic game show quizzes, including Family Fortunes and the Generation Game. The competition was fierce, but we had a fantastic time filled with fun and healthy rivalry between the two homes.
The garden view lounge was buzzing with excitement on Thursday morning as we played a thrilling game of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Laughter filled the air as we all tried our best to answer the million-pound question and emerge victorious. It was a fun-filled morning that left us all feeling energized and happy.
Exercise your brain and preserve its vitality by immersing yourself in entertaining word search puzzles that stimulate your cognitive functions.
It was an absolutely amazing afternoon when Kevin, the singer, mesmerized us with his incredible vocals. We couldn’t help but sing and dance along to all our beloved songs.
Simon, our superstar dancer, graced our garden view lounge once again on a beautiful Friday morning, captivating us with his mesmerizing ballroom moves. The art of ballroom dancing brings numerous advantages to our lives, enriching us in countless ways.
Surrounded by his adoring friends and family, this charming gentleman eagerly anticipated the moment he could uncork a bottle of champagne and raise a toast to celebrate his birthday.
On Friday afternoons, Carolyn and the group indulge in our cooking club where we immerse ourselves in the delightful art of decorating biscuits. With a vibrant palette of bright colours, we transform these sweet treats into edible masterpieces. As we craft intricate patterns, we also engage in deep conversations, discussing and pondering ways to make the world a better place! It’s a perfect blend of creativity, friendship, and meaningful discussions that make our Friday afternoons truly special.
A bustling Saturday morning saw a multitude of individuals gathering in our day lounge, eagerly anticipating the invigorating session of exercise and games. The air was filled with excitement as a diverse group of participants engaged in a plethora of activities using our state-of-the-art interactive Omi system. Laughter and friendly competition echoed through the room as everyone immersed themselves in the joyous atmosphere, making the most of their weekend morning.
Our garden view lounge was the perfect setting for our dementia friendly church service this past Saturday. The atmosphere was filled with the sweet melodies of music, which not only brought us immense joy but also stirred up cherished memories. It was a beautiful opportunity for us to come together in prayer and reflection, creating a sense of peace and tranquillity that enveloped the entire space.
Get ready for a delightful Saturday afternoon treat as the curtains rise and the big screen comes to life, offering us a chance to unwind and indulge in an old beloved classic. It’s the perfect opportunity to kick back, relax, and immerse ourselves in the captivating world of cinema.
On Sunday, we all came together to immerse ourselves in the enchanting melodies of Christmas music, setting the perfect ambiance for our festive gathering. As the harmonious tunes filled the air, we eagerly delved into our beloved Christmas card project, each card we created bringing us closer to spreading joy and love to our dear ones. It was a heartwarming day filled with creativity, laughter, and the spirit of the holiday season.