Activities at Padre Pio Nursing Home

Man does not cease to play because he grows old, Man grows old because he ceases to play
– George Bernard Shaw

Siobhan is our Activities Coordinator and is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and alternate Saturdays. Cards, Bingo, Quizzes, Skittles, Painting, Craft work, gentle physiotherapy to music, hand and foot massage, reminiscence therapy are all available during these sessions. Outings are arranged. We attend local concerts of interest in the community.

The activities programme is published weekly and our aim is to enhance the quality of life of our Residents by providing a wide range of purposeful activities that are stimulating and meaningful to the individual thus ensuring a sense of fulfilment and enjoyment for all our Residents.

The following are the Services available through the Nursing Home’s Activity Programme:

  • Organising specialist events
  • Music and movement sessions
  • Dancing
  • Sing-along
  • Mass/Blessing of the Sick
  • Quizzes
  • Concerts
  • Bingo
  • Card games
  • Games such as draughts, skittles, darts
  • Music evenings
  • Readings
  • Art and Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Flower arranging
  • Tea Parties
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optician/Dentist
  • Hairdresser
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Beauty Therapy (available on request)
  • Chiropody (available on request)
  • Reflexology (available on request)

Outings such as:

  • To concerts
  • To shop
  • To dine
  • To the Day Centre
  • For walks

Events catered for to include:

  • Birthday parties
  • Personal Special Occasions
  • Christmas festivities
  • Easter festivities
  • Positive Ageing Week
  • Alzheimer’s Tea Party
  • Bealtaine