Ashtonleigh nursing and residential care home in Horsham has links to the local churches and religious support can be offered if it is required.
At Ashtonleigh care home we like to celebrate our resident's birthdays and special occasions. We encourage families and friends to visit and enjoy these special occasions with them. Dot and her team always make a birthday cake and the home arrange a gift for their residents to help celebrate. This Horsham care home makes any excuse for a celebration and has numerous big celebrations throughout the year.
To name but a few Ashtonleigh celebrate its own opening in 1997 with its annual BBQ garden party in July. All the residents have a great day in the garden with marquees, entertainment and delicious hot and cold buffet prepared by Dot and her team.
Christmas time is extra special at Ashtonleigh we have numerous entertainment in December as well as a party where resident's can enjoy a day of entertainment, good food and plenty of dancing. Ashtonleigh also hold a raffle at this time with proceeds going to charity.
Ashtonleigh also have their activity coordinators who keep the residents physically and mentally active throughout the day. They set out a varied activity programme which includes many group activities such as skittles, marbles, quoits, word games, baking and bingo. They also engage residents in one-to-one activities such as crossword puzzles, knitting, arts and crafts and reading. Many of the activities also cater for people with dementia and there are a lot of reminiscence activities too. A lot of the activities can be seasonal as well to celebrate different dates and times of the year. They are also responsible for booking entertainers to come to the home to entertain the residents with music, dancing, plays, animals and pantomimes.
Ashtonleigh have a Chiropodist who visits the home on a 6 weekly basis and professionally attends to the residents footcare needs.
Ashtonleigh has a hairdresser who comes to the home every week and offers shampoo and sets, haircuts, men's cuts, perms and hair colouring.
We have a wide range of daily acitivites for our residents. Take a sneak peak into our daily activites at Ashtonleigh residental care home.
Ashtonleigh also have invested in a minivan and like to take their residents out on trips whether it be to the garden centre for afternoon tea, a day at the beach with fish and chips or an evening thrip to the theatre. This disability vehicle has 5 seats and 2 disability seats for residents that require wheelchair assistance. All trips out are risk assessed and current covid-19 care home guidance is followed to maintain the safety of our residents when out in the community.