Entertainment is provided by Rhonda (Able Classes), Tim West, entertainment therapy, Jenny Murphy, music workshops, Tony Lucas - Talking Point, Quizzes and Gardening Club, John Hibbert & Andy Rowe, general entertainers, Frank King a solo act with guitar and occasionally the Bognor Regis Hand Bell Ringers. These are all popular and have been chosen to return time and time again at residents’ meetings.
We have an 80 inch 4k Sonus Surround screen, which we use to host a cinema club every Tuesday afternoon. Visitors welcome, popcorn and refreshments are also served.
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We organise outings with Sammy Community Transport throughout the summer months to destinations chosen by the residents at their meetings. A favourite is a mystery trip, with cream tea or ice cream by the beach.
We usually arrange transport for outpatients appointments via the resident’s GP, relatives, or voluntary services. Should transport not be provided for free by NHS, the Home will ensure that Residents can attend their appointments. We use a number of local wheelchair taxi services for which the resident is responsible for settling their accounts should family be unavailable to accompany residents, a member of staff is available at a cost of £10 per hour.
Visitors are asked to visit between 10 am and 7pm and are usually offered a ‘cuppa’. We try to remember, but do ask. Please try to avoid meal times.
Personal deliveries can be arranged via a local newsagents (The invoice is sent directly to NOK who is responsible for settling the account).
The home has a small selection of books and magazines. We will try to help with reasonable requests. We also subscribe to the Blind
Association, Talking Book Service.
Residents should have the right to make choices. But, when appropriate, should accept the advice of the duty nurse. (Risk Assessment)