Skiing, penguin and pony visits, bake-offs and pamper sessions. It’s just another day at Millers Grange!
Here in our Witney care home, we believe that life is for living – to the full. So when your loved one joins us at Millers Grange we work hard to find out all about their life history, interests and wishes, then we support them to live life in the way they wish.
Whether your loved one prefers one-to-one or small group activities, helping around the home or being in their own company, we will ensure that they enjoy a meaningful and fulfilling lifestyle.
Our Lifestyle team organises a weekly programme of activities, events, outings and entertainment, from live music to exercise sessions, film afternoons (complete with freshly popped corn), pamper sessions, knitting, reminiscence sessions, art classes and baking.
Nothing beats a good chat, and at 3pm each day colleagues ‘down tools’ to get together with residents for tea, cake and a catch up. ‘Boys’ lunches’ and ‘Ladies’ afternoon teas’ are also regular diary dates, all hosted by our senior managers.
Out and about
Everyone looks forward to a change of scene, and Millers Grange is close to some fantastic cultural and historical treasures that make perfect day trip destinations. We’re spoilt for choice with the likes of Blenheim Palace, Hidcote Gardens and the Cotswolds on our doorstep.
However, there’s plenty to keep residents occupied closer to home. Our gardens are one of the home’s biggest assets, with raised flower beds, wandering pathways, an outside bar area, a range of seating areas, and a greenhouse. Residents love planting seeds and keeping everything looking lovely with the help of the children from the local nursery.
Part of the Witney community
Although Millers Grange is a new care home, we already play a big part in local life. Residents attend local churches and community groups, and our relationships with the youngsters from nearby schools and nurseries have become incredibly important to residents and children alike.
We host baby massage sessions, which enable new mums to meet up and socialise, and residents enjoy cuddles with their little ones.
Make a wish
We believe that anything is possible at any age, and so we have a wishing tree onto which residents hang wishes of things they’d like to experience.
When a 92-year-old gentleman expressed a wish to go skiing for the first time in his life, we made it happen. (And he made it onto the national news!) Visiting penguins have made another resident’s birthday wish come true, and we’ve also held a pony life-drawing class.
Living at our Witney care home is all about enjoying a superb quality of life. If you would like to know more about permanent or respite care at Millers Grange, please call us on the number above.