14th March – Cooking Club
15th March – Coffee and Conversation (weekly by the therapy team)
18th March – Luck of the Irish for Saint Patrick’s Day
19th March – Hymn Singing
20th March – Sunshine Singers
21st March – Music Group (new, fortnightly), also Club Sandwich (new, residents in rehab preparing their own sandwiches for tea)
22nd March – Coffee and Conversation
26th March – Wheelchair and seated Exercise and Dance
27th March – Men’s Club
1st April – Mother’s Day Luncheon
Our Activities in Pictures
Residents from all units were invited to a tea party. The event was called DigniTEA and was organised during the Dignity in Care Month at Askham. Residents shared stories and memories and showed what Dignity means to them.
Residents from Askham House making some bird feeders with help from one member of staff
Residents meeting Teddy, a PAT Dog. They love it every time he visits Askham.
Residents going to Archery
Residents doing different crafting
Meghan and Harry Royal Wedding celebrated at Askham
Residents from Askham Court making some beautiful cards ready for Mother’s Day and for the Spring
On Burns Day, residents prepared some Scottish food (smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber on Scottish oatcakes). They had a quiz all about Scotland and also had to pick from pictures of celebrities which ones were Scottish. The winning team was The Tartan Army.
Residents taking part in Valentine crafting and also knitting.
Residents cooking some muffins
Women’s rights celebrated at Askham by residents and staff
Some of the funds we raised at the fayres we did were used to bring some stock for the Askham trolley. Staff is supplying free crosswords and word searches, and a free book and magazine library service. This activity is enjoyed by staff and residents.