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Activities

We want life in our home to be as active and engaging as our residents want it to be. We offer activities and special events that are tailor-made to our residents. They can join in when they choose.

We organise a range of activities for residents to take part in that inspire the mind, body and spirit. Read more about the kinds of activities we offer our residents below.

Mind

Educational programs, current event discussions, cards, games…

Many of our residents enjoy learning, playing games and solving puzzles. These activities provide an excellent forum to support mental awareness and cognition.

Many residents prefer to participate in activities in which they can contribute their long time talents and abilities. Life skill activities are tailored to each resident, offering them the opportunity to do just that.

We recognize that special needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other related memory impairments. We find ways to involve residents in everyday activities they can enjoy and feel successful in surrounding that are both safe and stimulating. We use innovative and effective programs with multiple levels of support.

Body

Trips to museums, scenic drives, shopping…

Small and large group outings give residents a delightful opportunity to socialize outside and experience a variety of sounds, sights and tastes!

Daily Exercise helps residents maintain and improve mobility and physical wellness through enjoyable activities specifically designed to meet their needs.

Baking, time with a favorite pet, message…

Our senses help to trigger pleasant and meaningful memories. These activities invigorate the senses and provide residents with a feeling of relaxation and comfort.

Spirit

Bible study and visits from local clergy…

For residents whose faith brings comfort and joy, we offer opportunities to practice and strengthen their faith through worship both in and outside the FHCC campus.

Small and large group outings give residents a delightful opportunity to socialize outside and experience a variety of sounds, sights and tastes!

Sing-a-longs and live entertainment

A familiar and universal language, music nurtures the spirit, reminds us of ‘the good old days’ and brightens our days.

Printing, drawing, sculpting, crafts and collages

These activities are designed to give residents an opportunity to use their artistic creativity and individuality through a variety of avenues.

Sharing photos, memory-filled discussions, afternoon socials

Each of our residents has their own interesting life experiences and memories.  These activities encourage our residents to explore and share a sense of self and life review through socialization.

These activities are designed to give residents an opportunity to use their artistic creativity and individuality through a variety of avenues.

Holiday parties, cookouts, potlucks and parties

Most everyone enjoys celebrating the season at hand and other cultures. Our residents are encouraged to contribute their ideas and talents in the planning and decorating for these events and celebrations.

For most residents there is nothing more pleasurable than hearing the laughter of a child.  We partner with local schools to bring children on campus for activities and fun.
Family nights, brunches, potlucks and parties

Families and friends of our residents are welcome and invited to the facility at any time, especially when we plan a party in their honor! 

 

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