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Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Get you dance shoes on and singing voices warmed up ready to have a Disco with Donna!

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Get you dance shoes on and singing voices warmed up ready to have a Disco with Donna!

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Get you dance shoes on and singing voices warmed up ready to have a Disco with Donna!

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive features cater to diverse learning styles, promoting engagement. Additionally, it can be […]

Sound sorting is a valuable cognitive and sensory activity for residents, involving the categorization of various sounds. This engaging exercise stimulates cognitive functions, enhancing auditory processing and memory recall. It provides an enjoyable experience and contributes to relaxation by incorporating calming sounds. From a sensory perspective, it promotes heightened awareness and engagement with auditory stimuli. […]

Karaoke offers a range of benefits for residents in care settings. Firstly, it serves as an enjoyable and entertaining activity, fostering a positive and uplifting atmosphere. The act of singing along to favourite songs provides a means of self-expression and emotional release, contributing to improved mood and overall well-being. Additionally, karaoke promotes social interaction and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Find Tranquillity and Reflection with Serene Sunday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are pleased to introduce “Serene Sunday” – a thoughtful initiative created to provide residents at Hawkinge House LTC with moments of tranquillity and reflection. On Serene Sundays, our dedicated staff facilitates serene and peaceful activities, including guided relaxation sessions, nature walks […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

Engaging in ball games with pool noodles offers a variety of benefits for participants. Firstly, it promotes physical activity and coordination as individuals use the pool noodles to interact with the ball. The lightweight and flexible nature of pool noodles makes the activity accessible and enjoyable for a wide range of abilities. Additionally, these games […]

Decorating cupcakes and biscuits is a creative and enjoyable activity with several benefits. It promotes artistic expression, enhances fine motor skills, and encourages social interaction among participants. The hands-on experience of handling frosting and decorations adds a tactile element, making it a versatile and engaging activity for individuals of varying abilities. Overall, this activity offers […]

Eating the decorated foods created during activities like cupcake and biscuit decorating offers several benefits. Firstly, it provides a sensory experience, as individuals get to enjoy the flavors and textures of their edible creations. This act of consuming something visually appealing and personally crafted can enhance the overall enjoyment of the food. Moreover, the process […]

Hosting a board game evening offers various benefits for participants. Firstly, it provides an enjoyable and interactive way to stimulate cognitive functions, enhancing strategic thinking, problem-solving, and memory recall. Engaging in board games fosters social interaction and teamwork, promoting a sense of camaraderie among participants. This activity also contributes to stress reduction and relaxation, as […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover the Tranquillity of Mindful Mondays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are delighted to introduce “Mindful Monday” – an exclusive initiative designed for residents living with dementia at Hawkinge House LTC. Our goal is to foster well-being through purposeful activities that promote mindfulness and create a positive, supportive environment. On Mindful Mondays, our […]

Stimulate the memory with memory card games: snap, card match, puzzles

Join us in some relaxing arts and crafts Adapted across 3 tables: painting pictures/ Paper Mache3D animals/ drawing The choice is yours  

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Serenity with Thoughtful Tuesdays at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We’re excited to introduce “Thoughtful Tuesday” – an exclusive initiative tailored for residents at Hawkinge House LTC, aimed at fostering well-being through purposeful and considerate activities. On Thoughtful Tuesdays, our dedicated staff engages residents in carefully chosen activities that encourage reflection, engagement, and connection. […]

Come and participate in a fruit tasting event where an assortment of fruits. Each offering unique textures and flavour’s, will evoke reflections and memories associated with each fruit.

Experience pure relaxation with us! Join in as we create a tranquil atmosphere with warm water bowls and floating objects. Residents are invited to indulge in the soothing sensation and share their delightful experiences. This is a perfect opportunity to unwind, connect with others, and revel in the serenity of our community.

Collect leaves, twigs or flowers from the garden and use them to create seasonal nature inspired crafts.

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Embrace Well-Being with Wellness Wednesday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care We are thrilled to introduce “Wellness Wednesday” – a specialised initiative designed to prioritize the health and well-being of residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Wellness Wednesdays, our dedicated staff facilitates a range of health-focused activities, promoting physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Residents can […]

Elderly chair yoga is a gentle and adaptable form of yoga crafted specifically for seniors. Conducted while seated, it focuses on improving flexibility, joint mobility, and balance through modified poses. Incorporating breathwork and mindfulness, this practice promotes relaxation and reduces stress. Tailored to varying fitness levels, elderly chair yoga is accessible for those with limited […]

Creating bird cakes at a care home offers numerous benefits for both residents and the surrounding environment. Firstly, engaging in such activities promotes a sense of purpose and accomplishment among residents, contributing to their overall well-being. Secondly, bird cake making serves as a sensory and cognitive activity, stimulating cognitive functions and enhancing motor skills. Moreover, […]

Watch your earlier creations be put to good use Feeding birds helps support local wildlife and contributes to biodiversity. Observing birds visiting the feeders can be a source of joy and entertainment for residents connecting them to nature. Additionally, this activity encourages an appreciation for the outdoors, promoting a sense of calm and tranquillity. Overall, […]

Its Ladies Night! Pamper Party with mocktails creates a festive and inclusive atmosphere, introducing residents to non-alcoholic delights. This event extends beyond beverages, featuring pampering activities like hand massages and soothing music for a multi-sensory experience. Fostering collaboration, residents can engage in the preparation process and share preferences, promoting a sense of community. Overall, this […]

Social Hour is a dedicated time for residents to connect and build a sense of community. It involves engaging conversations, shared experiences, and interactive activities that go beyond mere communication. This structured period promotes friendships, combats isolation, and contributes to improved mental well-being, enhancing the overall quality of life for individuals within the care home […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Discover Healing Moments with Therapeutic Thursday at Hawkinge House LTC We are delighted to introduce “Therapeutic Thursday” – an exceptional initiative crafted to provide residents at Hawkinge House Long Term Care with purposeful therapeutic experiences. On Therapeutic Thursdays, our dedicated staff guides residents through a variety of therapeutic activities designed to promote healing and enhance […]

limitation is your imagination ! Clay modelling offers a range of benefits for the elderly, including stress reduction, improved sensory and motor skills, creative expression, and cognitive stimulation. Engaging in this activity also fosters a sense of accomplishment and encourages social interaction, contributing to an overall enriching experience for older individuals. The clay air dries […]

Spiritual reflection, combined with calming activities, inspirational quotes, soft music, and aromatherapy, offers holistic benefits. It promotes inner peace, emotional well-being, and stress reduction. Reading inspirational quotes enhances a positive mindset, while soft music and aromatherapy contribute to a soothing atmosphere. Together, these elements create a mindful space for individuals to connect with their spirituality […]

We are going to plant seeds and then place out new creations on the balcony Balcony gardening offers therapeutic benefits for care home residents, including stress reduction, a sense of accomplishment, and increased physical activity. Observing plant growth also fosters a connection to nature, while the shared activity promotes social interaction and a sense of […]

Engaging with a variety of flowers and leaves benefits residents by stimulating cognitive functions, promoting memory recall, and encouraging social interaction through verbal communication. The diverse fragrances from the flowers enhance the sensory experience, particularly the sense of smell, contributing to a positive and enjoyable activity for our residents.

The “Guess What’s in the Box” activity, emphasising different textures, brings multiple benefits. It enhances sensory exploration, promoting cognitive skills and memory through tactile engagement. This inclusive and interactive experience fosters social engagement and communication, creating a stimulating and enjoyable environment with various physical and cognitive advantages.

Introducing gentle hand and shoulder massages into the care routine for residents can offer a host of therapeutic benefits. The tactile nature of massage provides a comforting and reassuring sensory experience, promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety. The gentle touch involved in hand and shoulder massages can stimulate the release of endorphins, contributing to an improved […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Experience Joyful Moments with Fun-Filled Friday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We’re excited to introduce “Fun-Filled Friday” – a special initiative designed to bring joy and laughter to residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Fun-Filled Fridays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of enjoyable activities and entertainment to create a lively and festive atmosphere. […]

Participants from yesterday’s clay modelling session are invited to paint their air-dried creations today. Afterward, they can proudly display their finished pieces in their rooms, fostering a calming experience and instilling a sense of achievement. Those who didn’t join us are welcome to join in painting pictures and displaying them like so.

Participating in a book club offers a multitude of benefits for residents, providing a rich and engaging literary experience. Whether delving into short stories, exploring poetry, or reminiscing about favourite books, residents not only stimulate their cognitive abilities but also enhance their social connections. The shared exploration of literature fosters meaningful discussions, encouraging residents to […]

Flower arranging in a care home setting offers therapeutic benefits such as creative expression, relaxation, and sensory stimulation. This activity provides a sense of accomplishment and can be a social, collaborative experience for residents. The vibrant colours and pleasant fragrances contribute to a positive atmosphere, promoting overall well-being in a care home.

A Men’s Club in a care home, featuring card games and 0% beer, provides a range of benefits for male residents. Engaging in card games not only offers cognitive stimulation but also fosters social interaction, creating a sense of camaraderie among participants. Incorporating 0% beer allows residents to enjoy a social beverage without alcohol, promoting […]

Extending a happy hour to all residents after the Men’s Club, which includes card games and 0% beer, brings a host of social and well-being benefits. This inclusive gathering creates a vibrant atmosphere, fostering community spirit and connection among residents. It provides a shared experience that transcends gender-specific activities, promoting a sense of unity and […]

Indulge in a fresh continental breakfast instead of or before you Cooked Breakfast Have a coffee and read/ discuss the News We have a selection of papers including: The Daily Mail The Daily Express The Daily Sparkle and a selection of Magazines  

Celebrate Connection and Community with Social Saturday at Hawkinge House Long Term Care. We are thrilled to introduce “Social Saturday” – a distinctive initiative created to foster connections and community among residents at Hawkinge House LTC. On Social Saturdays, our dedicated staff orchestrates a variety of engaging social activities to create an inclusive and vibrant […]

Eyes down for 25 ball bingo with prizes Introducing bingo into activities for individuals with varying degrees of dementia provides several therapeutic benefits. Firstly, it serves as a cognitive stimulation exercise, engaging participants in number recognition, concentration, and memory recall. The structured nature of the game can also enhance routine and predictability, offering a sense […]

Using the 19-piece wooden instruments/ piano The introduction of musical instruments in dementia care settings offers a range of therapeutic benefits. Firstly, playing instruments engages individuals cognitively, stimulating memory recall and enhancing cognitive functions. The rhythmic and melodic aspects of music can evoke emotional responses, providing a means of emotional expression for those with dementia. […]

A giant interactive iPad offers versatile benefits in healthcare and education. Its large size enhances accessibility for group activities and presentations. In healthcare, it can engage patients in therapeutic exercises and motor skill activities, while in education, it facilitates collaborative learning. The interactive