Vicarage Care Home

New Approach

Here at the Vicarage hallways have been decorated to look like residents front doors and memory boxes have been put by their doors to give orientation to residents. A garden full of sounds, activities and places to visit, all enhance and create a positive social environment triggering memories and therefore encouraging conversations and reminiscence to take place.

Activities are designed to reflect daily living. Carers can move freely from one resident to another encouraging short meaningful, person centred activities that stimulate the mind and promote residents well being. Rummage boxes full of interesting items such as hats, shoes, scarves etc, trays of jewellery, dusters and household equipment and comfort items are all part of our new approach.

A selection of “30 second activities,” for example catching the suns reflection on a window, or finding the crossword in the morning’s paper, take place throughout the day.

Butterfly Approach