Home from Home – Activities

Here is a list of some of the activities that service users have been involved with when attending Home from Home.  There will be many more which were tailored to suit a person’s specific needs however the ones below have been popular over the years.



Table top games

Jig saws

Crosswords and quizzes

Musical bingo

Listening to music


Watching sporting events or other special events on TV

Making up and acting out plays

Playing with grandchildren

Playing with dogs


Sitting in garden enjoying weather (when we have good weather)

Being involved with home improvements (helping pick wallpaper, carpets etc)

New age Curling

Run in the car (ice cream always a favourite in Summer)

Visiting the cinema (Hippodrome a favourite on a Monday morning)


Garden Centres

Out for lunch

Visiting shops (give opportunity to shop with someone)


Just sitting enjoying the company of others

Supported to visit hairdressers, chiropodist, GP or other appointments


Cooking (although not such a favourite now)