At Rayson Homes Ltd we believe that High Quality Care should be complimented by enabling our residents / clients to maintain their hobbies and interests, thus maintain the social side of their lives. In both Homes we employ the skills of several activity coordinators who provide ‘resident specific’ activities on a daily / weekly basis. Resident Resources (click on the links below)
- Service User Guides ( Crosshill / Proctor House)
- Residents Contract
- Resident Survey Results – Crosshill 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 (LP)
- Crosshill – Visitors Information / Residents Committee (ToR / Amenity Policy / Meetings )
- Fees Information Leaflet (Crosshill Additional Information re Fees)
- Privacy Notice
Here are a list of some of the activities which we enjoy:-
Group bingo and dominoes.
One to one games of trionimoes (a slightly more difficult game)
Simple crosswords, su du ko, jigsaw puzzles, dot to dot and puzzles.
Activities to stimulate the mind
|Various handicrafts||Decorating ceramic mugs, picture frames, glasses art, making greeting cards / decorations, baking etc Knitting and embroidery, sewing and crocheting|
Nail care & Gentle exercise Choosing and watching / listening to Tapes, CD’s and DVDs. CD Games such as “Guess Who” “Reminiscence” etc (when appropriate) Visits to various venues by coach namley Alnwick Castle & Gardens, the Highland Cattle Centre, Killhope Mine, Durham Light Infantry Museum, Beamish and Bowes Museum, Gateshead Flower Show, Local Fairs / Shows, Tynemouth Aquarium Centre, Cragside, Theatres and many more, including an annual Christmas shopping trip to the Metro Centre in Gateshead. Parties are regularly arranged for Birthdays and other special event with entertainment and a special tea. In house entertainment such as a motivational exerciser, pony therapy, silver bells, accordionist, local entertainers, clothes party and much more. Proctor House Residents also enjoy weekly “supervised” independent shopping, which promote independence and familiarise them with the use of cash, using public transport (buses and trains). Residents are also encourage to be involved in house hold activities such as cooking, washing and setting tables as defined within their individual care plan. Crosshill Residents enjoy one to one walks / wheelchair rides to the High Street, Dale Centre, Gardens, café and the riverside. CLICK HERE to view media relating to some of our events Please feel free to contact or visit one of our Homes for more information about the care and services we offer. Additional information about both Homes can also be found in their Statement of Purpose which can be found on their individual web pages.