Entries by Twelve Trees

Twelve Trees and The Valerie Foundation on TV

Twelve Trees on TV! We’ve been filmed by ITV to help show the amazing work The Valerie Foundation do. Can you see any of your loved ones on the film? ‘Still Being Out and About’ is a project by The Valerie Foundation. They are hoping to win some funding from The National Lottery towards their project. The project […]

The Twelve Trees Family is Growing!

Both our home care and care home teams have been growing recently, and we’d love to introduce our new staff members to you. On home care we have had Annabell and Thalia join us, Thalia is the new deputy manager. In the care home, our new manager Nicola started this January. Leanne who used to […]

We Won a Dignity in Care Award!

  The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout the UK and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector.  The purpose of the awards are to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work. There are twenty-one awards categories available for nomination, which represent […]

Monthly Friendship Groups in Crookes.

We’re holding regular friendship groups at The Ball in Crookes on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 12-3pm. Join us for an opportunity to meet friends, share memories and enjoy entertainment in a casual setting. Tickets cost just £7 and include a two-course meal, games and raffles and live entertainment. The Ball’s address is […]

Motion

The students from Sheffield University have been visiting us to provide chair exercise and games sessions. Their social enterprise, called Motion, improves the mental, physical and emotional health and well-being of residents in local care homes. Motion provides innovative physical exercise classes inspired by dance and games, to create modern, inspiring and imaginative sessions for […]

Visits from Heeley City Farm

Heeley City Farm have a special dementia department, which run nature-based art workshops at our care home. The workshops combine natural, art and sensory materials. The focus is on the present moment and the activities provide opportunities to explore creativity, learn new skills and promote social interaction (on verbal and non-verbal levels). Each workshop is […]

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 […]