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ACTIVITIES

Here at Ashley Court, the happiness and wellbeing of our residents is of the utmost importance to us. That’s why we organise a carefully planned programme of activities, designed to promote independence and offer mental and physical stimulation.

We have lots on offer, with something for everyone so residents can choose the activities that interest them most, whether they’re pursuing a life-long interest or discovering a new hobby.

Our Activity Programme

All our activities are inspired by our residents and we’re always open to new. With a number of activity coordinators on-site, we’re able to cater to a range of different interests, from visiting the local library, to pet therapy. Take a look at our sample activity calendar for Ashley Court below, and let us know if there’s anything your loved one is keen to see on the schedule.

Below is a sample activity schedule for our Ashley Court Home. Please note, activities vary from home to home and time of year.

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Outings

With our very own Randolph Hill Group mini bus, we’re able to offer activities for our residents, not only within Ashley Court, but also out and about in the community, and we often organise outings for our residents. We offer regular community-based activities, including church services, coffee mornings and shopping trips, giving resident’s time with each other outside of the home, as well as interacting with other members of the local community.

Some of our recent trips for Ashley Court residents include visits to local seaside towns North Berwick and Port Seton, where residents got to enjoy the fresh sea air and views across the Firth of Forth. We also recently took a trip to the National Mining Museum in Newtongrange, where residents learned all about the history of mining in the country and see one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian colliery in Europe.

Lots to Choose From

We pride ourselves on our programme of activities here at Ashley Court, with around 120 hours of scheduled activities on offer. We often get the residents together to watch a film on the big screen in the large dining room, and many of our green-fingered residents also like to get out in the garden when the sun is shining, not only to enjoy the grounds, but to keep the plants and flowers in order.

Recently, we’ve held music concerts in Ashley Court, as well as movement classes including Tai Chi and meditation, to keep both the body and mind active. One of our residents also took the opportunity learn a new language.

Visiting

We know how important contact with family and friends is to the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents. At this time, residents are allowed as many visits from all the people they would wish. Please check with Ashley Court regarding any additional arrangements that are in place.

Pets

Some residents benefit from visiting pets and they are also welcome as long as they are kept under control and do not disturb other residents.

MORE ABOUT LIFE AT ASHLEY COURT

ALL ABOUT ASHLEY COURT

There has been some recent development work at Ashley Court and our brochures have all you need to know before arranging a visit at one of our homes. You can download it to read in your own time and share with other family members.

 

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