Activities at St. George’s
St. George’s offers a wide range of activities to our residents seven days a week.
Emily Brown is the Activities Coordinator and she is assisted by Sarah Taylor, They offer activities either in groups or on a one to one basis for those residents unable to attend group sessions.
Activities include day trips, crafts, games, lectures, entertainment, quiz’s etc. St. George’s has its own minibus that can take up to 10 passengers and it is often used to transport our residents to local pubs, tea rooms and other places of interest like The Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, Exbury Gardens and Poole
There is also a ‘mobile tuck shop’ available at St. George’s and stock includes toiletries, chocolates, sweets, stationery, etc and should residents need something not in stock, it can be obtained via Reception or Emily.
St. George’s day care operates in our Nursing Home to promote the welfare of the elderly and help those to enjoy a better social life in a comfortable and welcoming environment. The day care is available Monday to Friday 10:30am to 4:30pm although extensions to these times can be arranged.
Attending day services helps to relieve the loneliness and isolation of people living on their own and assists people in maintaining independence. Day care services are also suitable for people who live with relatives enabling family carers to have some respite with the peace of mind that their relative is being cared for.
Everyone attending is provided with lunch and has the opportunity to participate in the extensive range of social activities available including: forest drives, local site-seeing tours, crafts, jewellery and gardening clubs, exercise classes and entertainment afternoons, refreshments are available throughout the day.
For more information or to book Day Care – call 01590 648000
* The day care requires a pre-admission assessment to be carried out and bookings must be made on a weekly basis as spaces are subject to availability.