Corton House Activities

The Activities and Leisure Forum welcomes residents as representatives.

Maria, our Activities Coordinator, organises a programme of social activities such as games, musical evenings and parties. She also arranges outings - some attended have been an art exhibition, garden centres, theatre and a boat trip. She has also involved pupils of the 6th Form from the Norwich School and Notre Dame High School who visit frequently to volunteer. Maria is also a qualified yoga teacher and holds regular exercise sessions for Corton House.

Maria runs regular Forget-me-Not groups at Corton House using CST (cognitive stimulation therapy) designed especially for people with memory difficulties. Regular sessions of themed activities are held and these encourage social interaction and an active engagement for all those attending.

Musical therapists come in regularly to sing and play instruments.

Over the past few years we have been fortunate to work with Norwich Arts Centre and two artists have worked with our residents, assisted by local sixth-formers.

We were also involved in last year's Norfolk and Norwich Festival and with Norwich Art Centre and a local theatre company 'Odd Comic' we presented a play 'Seen but not Heard' in two separate locations linked by webcam.

A worship service is held every Wednesday at 10am and alternate Sundays for those who cannot attend their own church.

All these activities are optional.

 

 

 End JANUARY 2019

Tuesday 22nd

Reminiscence 2.00pm Leisure Room

Wednesday 23rd

Knitting Group 2.00pm   Sun Lounge

Thursday 24th

Dance/Exercise with Sophia 10.45am Leisure Room

Monday 28th

 

Poetry Group with Josie - theme 'New Beginnings' 3.00pm Sun Lounge

Tuesday 29th

 

Claire McArthur - pianist

2.00pm Myers Lounge

 

FEBRUARY 2019

 

 

 

Monday 4th

Sing-along with Jackie 2.00pm Myers Lounge

Wednesday 6th

 

Seated Zumba/Dance class 2.00pm Myers Lounge

Friday 15th

Peter Piper Entertains 2.00pm Myers Lounge

Friday 22nd

Knitting Group 2.00pm Sun Lounge

Monday 25th

Wallace Collection Talk by Roxanne 2.00pm Leisure Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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