Entries by Twelve Trees

Dancing for Dignity Event

Sheffield care homes are celebrating ‘Dancing for Dignity’. We’re sponsoring an event at Farm Road Club on Farm Rd, Sheffield S2 2TP, on the 17th October from 12-4pm. There will be a cold buffet, Bollywood dancing and a singing performance by Paul Barrie. To book your free ticket, please email activities@twelvetreesresidential.co.uk. To get Facebook reminders, […]

Reminiscence Based Virtual Reality

Reminiscence based virtual reality is a special therapy using a virtual reality headset. It shows our residents scenes of Sheffield as clear as day, helping them to remember happy times from their childhood or youth. Virtual reality can be a big benefit to people who struggle with their memory. It’s also great fun! We love […]

Bakewell and Matlock Trip

This month we enjoyed a lovely trip to Bakewell, where we had a nice walk by the river and afternoon tea and a drink. We also went to Matlock for the day, how wonderful is it to be surrounded by such amazing Derbyshire villages? While we take regular trips out to some of our favourite […]

Summer Fayre Fun

Our Summer Fayre was a big hit! We enjoyed hook-a-duck, a tombola, raffle, guess the weight of the cake, guess the name of the bear, and some of our residents made some lovely goodies for everyone to share. At the end of the day, Alex John sung for us and we had a dance. Luckily […]

Walking for Memories

We’re planning to take part in a sponsored walk in Clumber Park to help raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society. Every pound raise helps The Alzheimer’s Society fund new research, providing precious support to more people and brings us closer to a world without dementia. We’d love for family and friends to join us, if […]

Lunch Group is Now Weekly – Everyone Welcome!

We’re very excited to announce that our monthly lunch group is now weekly! We’ve had such a good uptake and so many new faces are attending, so we decided to make it a more regular event. If you or a loved one is feeling isolated and struggling to get out and about, why not come […]

A Visit from Our Rodent Friends

The other day Anna, our activities co-ordinator brought in her pet rats Bobby and Caleb and her guinea pigs Penelope and Henrietta for everyone to meet and have a cuddle with. Cuddling a fury friend is a great stress reliever and they were such funny little fellows! It’s hard to believe that some people are […]

Oh I do Like to be Beside The Seaside!

While we have a lovely garden to enjoy the heatwave in, nothing beats the seaside on a sunny day! So we took our first sea side trip of the year to Cleethorpes. We had fish and chips, walked along the beach and promenade and petted some donkeys. Both residents and staff had a great time, […]

New Cultural Experiences

We very much enjoyed watching some beautiful Indian folk dancing performed by a lovely dancer the other week. We also had a go at dancing ourselves! Many of our residents love to dance and it’s so fun learning about other cultures. Some of our visitors joined in too, it was such a lovely afternoon. Dancing […]

Carers Week 2018

Carers Week (11th – 17th of June) is a time for individuals and organisations to celebrate carers, both paid and unpaid and raise awareness of the issues they face. This carers week, we are looking at the ways in which we can support carers to stay healthy and connected. By building communities to support carers, […]