We believe that everyone, even if they're living with dementia, can still make decisions about how they want to live their life.
Variety and choice are central to the care we provide at Highbury New Park. We will involve you and your loved one in planning and regularly reviewing their care. Your loved one can choose what time they get up and go to bed, what they’d like to eat and when, and the activities they’d like to do.
Different activities every day
Our varied programme of group activities is based around residents’ interests, so there’s something for everyone, from art and craft sessions, to games and quizzes, gentle exercise sessions like ‘chair netball’ and visits from a very friendly Pets As Therapy dog. There are regular trips to the local cinema, picnics in the park, and visits to a dementia café, where residents enjoy dancing and socialising.
If your loved one prefers individual activities, or is being nursed in bed, we always make sure that they get the attention and support they need. We’ll happily do any activity that they want to do, whether it’s a manicure or hand and arm massage, or a reminiscence session.
An open home
You’re welcome to visit your loved one at our Islington care home whenever you wish, and to stay for as long as you want to. You’ll often find members of the local community popping in to do activities with residents. We hold coffee mornings here, as well as events for other local Care UK homes. Local schoolchildren also come along to do activities with residents.
Enjoying good food
Everyone looks forward to mealtimes at Highbury New Park. Our chef knows every resident’s preferences and dietary and cultural needs, and creates tempting dishes for residents to enjoy. Menus are regularly updated in line with residents’ feedback, and if your loved one fancies something that’s not on the menu, we’re always happy to cook it especially for them.