"The greatest thing in life is to keep the mind young." - Henry Ford
At Pontcanna House,we are fully aware of the importance of therapeutic and fulfilling activities for persons with dementia. We are constantly developing innovative new ideas tailored to each individual's interests to ensure they live a rich and fulfilling life with us.
The Home’s policy on therapeutic activities takes into account the interests, skills, experiences, personalities and medical condition of each individual resident.
The Home offers a wide range of activities designed to encourage the residents to keep mobile, stimulated and, most importantly, enjoy life.
- Keep fit exercise class
- Arts and Crafts
- Books, magazines and daily newspapers
- Pamper days including makeovers and massages
- Regular lunch outings and trips
- Nintendo Wii
- Celebrations for all birthdays, occassions and special events
- Live Music and Entertainment
Pontcanna House works with Age Concern to undertake regular one-to-one advocacy meeting with our residents within the home. With this service it enables our residents to privately raise any concerns they may have and ensure they're happiness and safety with us.
Lifelong Learning and Development
Residents are encouraged to take an interest in life outside the Home and have access to reading materials in the form of library books, newspapers and magazines and opportunities are made available for residents to develop interests, learn, practice and develop skills.