There’s something to do at Lilliput House every day. We laugh, sing and dance together, use our hands, cook, play instruments, learn new things, discuss favourite books, exercise and get creative. No one has a chance to get bored at our care home in Dorset!
Before you join us we would like to hear more about your current interests and hobbies. As well anything you have always wanted to try. And once you’re part of our community we always appreciate suggestions from you or your family. Our activities coordinator will make sure your suggestions are added to the weekly schedule or will work with you on a one-to-one basis.
We’re constantly developing our activities programme. This list gives you a taste of the sort of thing we do.
Drawing, painting, card-making, felt, knitting, collage, photography etc – plenty of opportunity to get creative and messy.
Chair exercises, different styles of dancing, walking round the garden or to the nearest village.
From skittles to netball; from card games to quizzes; from traditional games to the Wii and other modern technologies; board games indoors, outdoor games in the courtyard.
Adventures from trips down memory land to entirely new experiences.
Everyone loves baking – it’s a special treat in which we all get to share the finished biscuits and cakes.
There are plenty of people who come in to talk about their lives or to teach us new skills.
Nothing beats some quiet time with animals.
This is all about keeping you independent – the more you do for yourself, the more in control you feel of your life.
Everyone from bell-ringers to singers and keyboard players.
Pupils come to sing or perform for us, including short plays.
Hairdressing, face and hand massages, makeup, nail art etc.
The garden is a wonderful resource with raised beds for those who like to get their hands dirty.