Westacre Nursing Home Activities

The Activity Co-ordinator at Westacre Nursing Home provides a weekly schedule of activities and forthcoming events, which include professional entertainment and daily activities. Below are a few of the recent activities that have taken place.

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Arts and Crafts Benefit Young and Old at Winchester Nursing Home

Arts and Crafts Benefit Young and Old at Winchester Nursing Home

Seven pupils from St Peter’s Catholic Primary school were invited to our nursing home on Friday 18th October to take part in the arts and craft activities planned by us. The visit was organised to promote healthy interactions between our residents and local children. Research has shown that people living…

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Royal Navy Veterans Take a Step Back in Time on Southampton Water

Residents from Westacre Nursing Home, Winchester, spent a day on Southampton Water, recalling memories of serving in the Royal Navy and sailing in the Solent. Westacre Nursing Home is dedicated to providing its fifty residents with innovative residential dementia care and nursing care. Part of Westacre’s care utilises reminiscence therapy…

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Dementia Awareness Day

Dementia Awareness Day

By altering your senses using the latest virtual technology – we can give a person with a healthy brain a better understanding of what dementia might be like. Experience what dementia might be like for your loved one on Thursday 5th September 10.00am – 4.00pm. Take a tour of Westacre – refreshments provided.

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Mill Cottage Farm Comes to Westacre

Residents at Westacre Nursing Home were treated to a visit by Mill Cottage Farm and their animals as part of a therapeutic initiative held at the home. International studies have revealed that interaction with animals has a positive effect on people with dementia – lowering blood pressure, easing anxiety, reducing loneliness and easing agitation.

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