Activities Programme

At Ridgeway Rise Care Home, we believe that residents should be able to make the most out of each and every day. We encourage all residents to continue doing what makes them happy, whether it’s reading a book in the garden or participating in an arts & crafts session, our dedicated staff strive to provide a variety of choices so residents have everything they need to live a rich and varied life.

Our Activity Coordinators create weekly diverse programmes that are motivating and accessible, from sing-alongs to baking and film afternoons. For those with memory loss, our Activities Programme includes a variety of activities and alternative therapies such as memory boxes and reminiscence. We also organise frequent visits to popular places within Swindon and continue to develop wonderful connections with the local community.

A Variety of Stimulating Activities

We strive to create an environment that allows residents to experience positive and memorable memories every day. We value our residents’ ability to make decisions and manage their lives as much as possible; ensuring residents remain independent. Our dedicated Activity Coordinators provide residents with multiple opportunities each week to participate in a variety of engaging activities both in the home and out, and either individually or in a group setting. 

Engaging All Residents

Here at Ridgeway Rise Care Home, we aim to cover a variety of interests for a range of ages and abilities. Our activities programme offers a wide range of activities to suit many individuals, regardless of whether they have limited mobility, live with dementia, or require support with daily tasks. Examples of the type of activities available include pet therapy, arts & crafts, and quizzes, all which are designed to engage and leave residents laughing and smiling.

Activities Programme FAQs

Here you can find our most frequently asked questions regarding our Activities Programme. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to view our FAQs page or contact us directly.

At Ridgeway Rise Care Home, we enjoy giving residents the opportunity to explore the local community. We have very strong links with our local community and love to take part in events in conjunction with friends and neighbours, such as a recent Alzeimer’s Society Memory Walk. We’re also proud supporters of Swindon Football Club.

We regularly invite entertainers such as singers and musicians into our home, to entertain both residents and staff. Our staff takes great delight in watching residents sing along or tap their feet to the beat. Pet therapy is also offered to residents, where furry animals visit the home and enjoy being petted and fed by the residents. 

We believe that a new home should not mean a change in lifestyle and strive to provide a cheerful and stimulating atmosphere for our residents. We take pride in providing activities that are both diverse and inclusive, allowing our residents to get the most out of their stay and reap the various mental and social benefits that a stimulating activities programme can offer.

Community & Companionship

We aim to make every day as interesting and as enjoyable as possible. By combining the highest quality of care alongside a variety of enriching activities, we are able to enhance residents’ wellbeing and sense of routine. We encourage our residents to try new things as well as continue with their favourite hobbies, meet new people and make use of all of the amenities our home has to offer. We operate as one big family here at Ridgeway Rise, whether you are a resident, a member of our team, or simply just visiting for the day. We understand a great family makes a house a home; we facilitate residents so they are able to retain connections to their loved ones and enjoy the community and companionship of fellow residents and staff.

Comprehensive Care For All

We believe in looking after more than just the care needs of our residents. We aim to enhance overall wellbeing, encouraging both active body and mind, by providing the highest quality of life for each and every individual who lives with us. Our experienced team understands the comprehensive care and assistance residents require to improve not only their health but also their quality of life. Ridgeway Rise Care Home delivers unrivalled care each and every day, set within a comfortable and safe environment where residents are able to enjoy the benefits of group living and independence.

Get in Touch Today

We welcome any questions you have regarding life at Ridgeway Rise Care Home, any of the services or facilities available or the care we deliver. Our friendly staff are on hand to provide answers; get in touch today by calling 01793 378 872 or emailing Alternatively, you can complete the online Enquiry Form and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to speaking with you.