On Wednesday the 24th we took a couple of our residents to the Guilford spectrum to participate in some bowling. The residents all tried their hardest, and each had their competitive spirit, but with 117 points, our resident Barry came out victorious. The spectrum was quite easy to get to, and we plan to take

Wisley Gardens

On the 14th of December, we took our residents to Wisely Gardens to see the light show. We took a total of 11 residents out to see the light show, which amazed everybody. When first walking in, the lights are very simple but eye-catching; however, towards the middle, we got to see a light show

Halloween party

On the 28th of October we held a Halloween disco in our day centre. Leading up to Halloween our day centre decorated the activities room with various cobwebs, balloons and brought in skeleton singers from home which many of the residents enjoyed watching sing. The night before the disco the day centre team made sure

Newhouse Art exhibition: In dreams

Recently one of our activity Co-Ordinators saw a leaflet for an open call submissions of art for the Newhouse in Guilford. The theme of the exhibition was ‘in dreams’. We brought up the exhibition with our residents and some of them said they would like to participate. They spent a couple of weeks deciding what

Woodlarks Got Talent

On the 26th of July Woodlarks held its first ever Woodlarks got talent in the dining room. There where 13 acts in total, which included 3 staff members, 13 residents and 1 family member. Acts included residents singing, dancing and telling jokes throughout the afternoon. The show started with an duet between one of our

July 4th BBQ

On the 4th of July we held an America themed day. We decorated our dining room with American flags and 0ur day Centre made headbands for both residents and staff to wear. One of our staff members cooked a BBQ outside while the residents got seated at their tables and got their order taken. We

Carnival Day

On the 10th June 2023 we held a carnival themed day at the Woodlarks Centre. We started the event at 2pm and welcomed the guest into the building letting them know what time lunch will be cooked by and the stools we had prepared down in the activity centre. Everyone gathered in the dining room

Coronation Party

On the 8th of May we held a coronation party at the Woodlarks centre that all family and friends were invited to. Leading up to the party our activity centre brought decorations to put around woodlarks and prepared activity packs that the residents could do before the party started. We also had a performer come

Easter Weekend

Leading up to and during Easter our activity centre planned and carried out multiple projects with our residents. Many of our residents got to make their own Easter bonnets that they wore around the house and even had a parade with on Easter Sunday. Another festivity they did was making chocolate rice crispy cake with mini