May Events & Activities – Join Us
2pm, Every Monday. iPad Sensory Sessions. Ipads are now proving to be an innovative way to enhance the lives of people and especially for those living with dementia. Light and easy to handle, iPads provide an effective way to engage, stimulate and reminisce with. Join our intuitive sensory ipad sessions at Avondale.
11.30am. Every Tuesday. Skattle Skills. Skattles is a ball game with a twist. Similar to the traditional skittles, skattles is a fast and tactical game, so come and join our new Tuesday Skattles Skills Club – you will be hooked!
11.30am, Every Friday. Yoga. Chair-based yoga exercise, breathing, relaxation and meditation with a yoga therapist.
2.00pm, Thursday 2nd May. Music for the Spirit. Music for the Spirit continues this month with an interactive programme of well-known hymns with percussion instruments to bring a service for the spirit to people living with dementia.
11.30am, Friday 3rd May. Zumba Gold. Come on all you Strictly Come dancing fans! Join dance teachers Kerry and Nathan and dance your way through the Latino and Salsa sounds of Zumba Gold. All sessions have been chair-adapted especially for Avondale.
2.30pm, Friday 3rd May. Ice Cream Social. Join our ice-cream social – an afternoon of making up your own ice cream sundaes. Get creative with ice cream, syrups, fruits and whipped cream! All welcome.
2.30pm – 4.00pm, Wednesday 8th May. Caring Cuppa Fundraising Tea Party. Avondale’s fundraising Red Tea party is proud to be the inspiration for the British Red Cross Caring Cuppa event now being held across Buckinghamshire to raise funds in aid of Red Cross Week. Our Caring Cuppa tea party with live music will be attended by Aylesbury Town Council Mayor and the British Red Cross.
11.30am, Thursday 9th May. Tai Chi. Join our adaptive chair based Tai Chi exercise to help deepen your breathing, calm your mind and gently stimulate your body systems.
2.00pm, Friday 10th May. Spring Flower Arranging. Join floral artist, Trudy for an afternoon of spring flower arranging to celebrate the month of May.
2.00pm, Tuesday 14th May. Just for Men! Our popular Men’s Spa offers hand and nail grooming, neck and shoulder massage with Holistic therapist Natalie along with card games, dried fruit platters, cheese, biscuits and light refreshments all in the soothing surroundings of our Men’s Club.
11.30am, Thursday 16th May. Biographers Day. Join us for a day of events to celebrate life stories, poetry and prose including creative reading sessions with our local Tesco Community Champion.
2.30pm, Monday 20th May. Different Keys. Christopher Beahan returns to Avondale for an afternoon of easy listening piano music.
2.00pm, Tuesday 21st May. Ladies Spa. An afternoon of pamper at Avondale with Holistic therapist Natalie. Relax with beauty treatments and a glass of bubbly.
11.30am, Friday 24th May. Zumba Gold. Come on all you Strictly Come dancing fans! Join dance teachers Kerry and Nathan and dance your way through the Latino and Salsa sounds of Zumba Gold. All sessions have been chair-adapted especially for Avondale.
2.00pm, Tuesday 28th May. Casino Club. Our popular Roulette afternoon continues this month along with a bar trolley and large screen viewing of the Rat Pack in Vegas.
2.00pm, Wednesday 29th May. Oak Apple Day. Celebrate English folklore and customs of apples and oaks with an afternoon of apple and cider tasting. All welcome.
Contact us today to find out more about upcoming events and activities taking place in our home during May.
Avondale Care Home Picks Up Three Gold Medals:
Avondale Care Home in Aylesbury has just pick up three Gold Medals:
- Best Interior Design awarded in the International Property Awards
- Best UK Care Home &
- Going for Gold Games Challenge 2012, awarded by the National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People.
Meaningful activities are at the heart of our unique approach to care. Not only are our homes beautiful and comfortable, our varied menu is excellent and our nurses and staff have a true heart for caring. The good news is that we have a brand new sister home on the way at a picturesque location in Stokenchurch. Chiltern Grange Care Home, together with Avondale, are set to establish our homes as the premier choice for elderly care in Buckinghamshire.
Find out today about our award-winning approach to care. Call 01296 438032 and arrange your visit with Shaun Canavan, our Home Manager.