Life at Hyde Park House

Our supported living services are full of activities with a busy calendar of group cooking classes, exercise, health and nutrition workshops, 1-2-1 time and occupational therapy to suit everyone’s needs and help our residents to reach their recovery goals.

Highlights from life at Hyde Park House:

Mini Marathon | May 2022

Our Hyde Park House Business Administrator Sophie and one of our residents completed their 21 mile sponsored walk on Wednesday, finishing in 7 hours! The weather certainly was kind too 🌞

The team set out to raise £400 and have smashed their fundraising target! What a great achievement, well done team!

Mental Health Awareness Week Activity Fun Day | May 2022

Hyde Park House planned a week full of activities for Mental Health Awareness Week, and Friday was their activity fun day! The morning began with Sensory Hour, a favourite activity of our residents at Hyde Park! Residents sit in the lounge with sensory lights and take it in turns to choose a song to listen to. This was followed by board games and a spot of gardening. The final activity of the day was a treasure hunt! Residents and staff also wore green to show their support for Mental Health Awareness Week. It was a great day enjoyed by all in support of an important cause.

Easter Eggcitement | April 2022

Our Hyde Park House residents spent Easter Sunday completing an Easter egg hunt following cryptic clues, and then enjoyed baking this tasty Easter cake! They also made the most of the lovely weather with a BBQ, enjoying burgers, hotdogs, chicken drumsticks and goujons alongside a fresh salad and classic fizzy pop. On the menu for dessert… it was of course Easter eggs, kindly donated by Time Recruitment!

Farmyard Fun | April 2022

Our team at Hyde Park House supported our residents to a local farm where they were able to feed the lambs milk and offer carrots to the pigs! Our residents really enjoying seeing and feeding the animals and spending time in the sunshine!

Lemon Tart | March 2022

One of our Hyde Park House residents attends a baking/cooking college course twice a week. He recently created this lemon tart for an assessment, and was awarded a distinction! 🍋 Our team are super proud of our resident’s hard work and dedication.

male holding homemade lemon tart male slicing lemon tart in half with knife

Baking Group | March 2022

Our Hyde Park House residents have been enjoying baking group this week, rustling up some tasty cupcakes!

Salt Dough Sparkle | December 2021

Residents at Hyde Park House have made some beautiful salt dough Christmas decorations, look at them sparkle! ✨

salt dough christmas decorations resident making salt dough decorations

Happy Halloween! | October 2021

Hyde Park House residents enjoyed a Halloween party with karaoke and a buffet, complete with the cupcakes they made in baking group! They also enjoyed pumpkin carving and decoration making. Everyone enjoyed the activities and had a brilliant Halloween weekend!

Hyde Park Safari Trip | September 2021

Residents and staff at Hyde Park House went on a Safari trip which was thoroughly enjoyed by all! The trip involved a safari drive around the zoo followed by a stroll around the walk around area. There were animal talks on and even a sea lion! The residents really enjoyed learning about different animals and spent the next day telling the staff all about the trip.

Home Grown | August 2021

Hyde Park House residents enjoyed growing and harvesting their own herbs.

life at Hyde Park House: resident harvesting home grown herbs

Keeping the Community Clean | April 2021

Three residents from Hyde Park House volunteered at a local community project to celebrate Earth Day 2021. The local community of Eastmoor, Wakefield got together to do some litter picking & tidy up the local area. Well done team! Julia Cygan Community Support Worker at Eastmoor Community Project Limited sent her thanks to the team: “We would like to say a big thank you for taking part in Eastmoor Litter Walk on last Thursday. In total an amazing 31 bags of rubbish were collected. It was very successful event and we believe everyone enjoyed it.”

An Easter Sunday Egg Hunt at Hyde Park! | April 2021

Residents from Hyde Park celebrated Easter Sunday with an egg hunt following clues to mini chocolates and receiving their grand prize – a chocolate bunny – at the end. What better way to finish off the day than with a Sunday dinner?

#RealLove in the Community this Valentine’s Day | February 2021

A local church to Hyde Park House, St Catherine’s, gave these beautiful hearts to our staff & residents to bring some joy around Valentine’s Day. The hearts are part of a community project called #reallove to spread joy & love to local people. Thank you for thinking of us!

Pumpkin Picking | October 2020

Residents at Hyde Park House recently spent a lovely afternoon #pumpkin picking at a local farm in preparation for Halloween. Afterwards they warmed up with a coffee from the farm shop and swapped carving ideas – we can’t wait to see the results!

A Seaside visit to Sunny Scarborough | September 2020

Residents & team members from Hyde Park House enjoyed a sunny trip to Scarborough this September! After a wander along the beach with a quick stop to ride the Ferris wheel, residents tucked into a beach day classic – fish and chips followed by ice cream!

One of our residents ‘JD’ commented: “I’ve absolutely loved it today, it brought back memories of when I was younger and used to go with my Grandad. It was the best day I’ve ever had. I’m now in the best mood ever.”

Mental Health Awareness Week | May 2020

Hyde Park House are participating in a sponsored walk for Mental Health Awareness Week. Staff & residents are ‘going the extra mile’ by walking a mile to raise funds for Mental Health Foundation! You can help too by sponsoring them here: justgiving.com/fundraising/northern-healthcare-2020

 

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