The Hermitage provides a varied programme of activities and events on an individual and group basis for the enjoyment of all its residents.

All residents are respected as individuals and therefore care and consideration is given to their specific requirements, hobbies and interests.

All residents are encourage to participate and engage in meaningful activities provided but it is of course at their own discretion.

Activities are performed in a safe, supportive, caring environment.

Enjoyable activities provide stimulation, encourage interaction and promote a sense of ‘well being’ which enhance ‘quality of life’.

Example activities include:

  • Reminiscence
  • Listening to music/sing-a-long
  • Jigsaws, board games, card games, bingo, quizzes, skittles
  • Dancing, playing tambourines and maracas
  • Crafts – making cards and gifts, knitting
  • Reading/library
  • Outings

In addition we have external organisations and agencies that provide entertainment:

  • Church/community singers
  • Guitarist
  • Organist
  • Aroma therapist
  • Slide shows
  • Animals
  • Exercise instructor
  • Schools