Having Fun

Our Activities

At Millard House, we provide our residents with ongoing opportunities for stimulation. Our well planned award winning entertainment and activities programme is designed with this in mind.

Activities are fun, varied & exciting, providing fulfilment and happiness. Our daily activities organised by our coordinator include arts and crafts, quizzes, jigsaws, puzzles, the gardening club, nail care, activities on the Wii and other sensory related activities.

Our Reminiscing and sensory room has been designed specifically to encourage positivity, and reduce anxiety. Our residents are encouraged to reminisce and explore old memories. This we find not only helps to build their self confidence, but also keeps them engaged and exercises their communication. Our special Sensory Machine – designed to contain different lighting effects, touchable surfaces
and music.

At Millard House we recognise the importance of maintaining links with the outside community. To achieve this, the activities coordinator organises activities such as themed event days, fairs and fetes, outings to various places of interest, sherry mornings, tea dances, external singers, gospel church singing and church communion. Our links with the Braintree community and attempts to bring the ‘community into home’ are successfully growing. Residents are able to enjoy the company of other members of the community on a daily basis.

The home also encourages the residents to participate in celebrations such as Easter and Christmas with their family and friends. This provides them with reassurance, and the home away from home feeling.