Heath Farm Day Service & Care Farm Norwich, Norfolk

at Heath Farm, Norwich Road, Little Plumstead, Norwich, NR13 5JG United Kingdom

Heath Farm is a unique day service & care farm which offers a large indoor activity centre and 8 acres of farm land. For Dementia, LD, Mental Health.

Heath Farm Day Service & Care Farm Norwich, Norfolk
Heath Farm, Norwich Road, Little Plumstead
Norwich NR13 5JG
United Kingdom
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Heath Farm is a unique day service and care farm setting which offers a large indoor activity centre and 8 acres of farm land. We specialise in socialisation and therapeutic activities for people living with dementia, learning disabilities and other mental health needs. We also have our bespoke ‘Buddies – A Learning Opportunity’ offered in Catering or Land Skill in Animal Care. This will suit those who would like to develop their skills and confidence either for personal and recreational purposes or to an approved level. Our Indoor Activity Centre has a designated arts/crafts room, relaxation and reminiscence room, music studio, pool room, dining room and sitting room. As well we offer an abundance of daily activities and they include: drama, singing/dancing, IT, quizzes, model making, story & song writing, painting, jewellery making and sewing. For people who enjoy fresh air and being outside we offer lots of activities and these include: animal care/petting, woodwork projects, gardening, grass cutting, fruit picking/vegetables, tending to wildlife and bird watching from our hide and collecting eggs from our free range hens. We are able to provide a two course well balanced meal, although you are welcome to bring a packed lunch. We have recently developed a Dementia Carer Support Service for relatives that care for someone living with dementia. Our Community Relations Manager Hayley has over 10 years experience in dementia support and she is able to advise, signpost, help with benefit forms and offer emotional support if you have a family member attending Heath Farm. A referral can be made via a family member, friend or member of the care profession. We accept private paying members, or those with a personal budget. A free taster day is available to all potential members and you are most welcome to arrange a time to visit.

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Hayley will be at the Wroxham & Hoveton Medical Centre tomorrow to help give information and advice at their Dementia Information Day. Come along to learn more about Heath Farm Dementia day centre too!

Published on 2015-03-24 00:38:31 GMT

We would like to invite volunteer musicians or artists to our day centre! Would you like to show us your skills or sing for us? Please call Hayley 01603 722756 if you would like more info!

Published on 2015-03-19 14:21:37 GMT

Hope you like our little lamb..... He's one of many born here at Heath Farm recently and lots more due next month! Spring is in the air :-)

Published on 2015-02-19 09:05:24 GMT

We have an exciting opportunity coming up in the future for someone who is reliable, enthusiastic and hard working. Are you a knowledgeable and keen gardener/horticulturalist. If you're interested in learning about our expansion project and would like to work within our 8 acre care farm please call us asap! 01603 722756. Take a look at our website too www.norfolkdaycare.co.uk. Please share on your pages as you may have friends or relatives that may be interested!! Thank you!!

Published on 2015-02-17 18:05:53 GMT

Dementia Information Day. Free information and advice on Wednesday 25th March at Wroxham & Hoveton Medical Centre. Come along and talk to Hayley Howes, Community Relations Manager with Heath Farm. For more information please call 01603 722756 or watch this space in the coming weeks!

Published on 2015-02-17 16:19:32 GMT

We have an opportunity for a volunteer here on a Friday. If you would like to carry out activities with our dementia members please give us a call 01603 722756 and speak to Sam.

Published on 2015-02-12 15:40:52 GMT

'Buddies' - is a learning opportunity at Heath Farm. This will suit those who would like to develop skills, confidence and experience a variety of supported learning opportunities. Our Buddies Catering Team not only cook for our own members they also now work alongside some of our elderly residents within the community. Cooking and serving a two course meal within sheltered housing and socialising as part of the experience! Want to know more.....give us a call 01603 722756

Published on 2015-02-10 08:39:20 GMT

Interested in voluntary work? Want to gain work experience and help people living with dementia? Call us on 01603 722756 for information about our services!

Published on 2015-02-09 09:07:36 GMT

Interested in voluntary work? Want to gain work experience and help people living with dementia? Give us a call 01603 722756 today!

Published on 2015-02-04 15:46:02 GMT

Interested in voluntary work? Want to gain work experience and help people living with dementia? Give us a call 01603 722756 today!

Published on 2015-02-03 16:49:21 GMT

We're looking forward to attending the Dementia Friendly Day tomorrow at the King's Centre, 47-51 King Street, Norwich. Doors open at 10am-5pm!!

Published on 2015-01-27 10:40:50 GMT

Today the Buddies Catering Team are preparing Chicken & Leek pie for lunch. Healthy happy members here today!

Published on 2015-01-22 11:46:58 GMT

Throughout our 20 yrs experience of working with families and people with dementia we have identified the need to provide quality services for younger people living with dementia. Currently our youngest member was born in 1967 and he spends time with us twice a week. We pride ourselves on the fact our services are flexible and we have the scope and experience when working with our younger dementia team members. It is an important fact that the needs, challenges and support young people with dementia and their families face differ quite considerably to that of our older members. If you would like more information please feel free to speak to us. Please call 01603 772156.

Published on 2015-09-10 14:01:31 GMT

The Mabel Rose Day Centre Supporting people living with Dementia........... Call us on 01603 722756 to book a free trial day!

Published on 2015-08-07 13:13:16 GMT

We have named our centre 'The Mabel Rose Day Centre' and we're excited to tell you we can now invite members to join us 5 days a week! 9am-3.30pm. If you would like to see why we are a unique day service for people living with dementia please come and visit us. If you like to keep active, enjoy trips out within the community and spending time socialising we're the service for you. We specialise in younger people too and can offer day's tailored to our younger members. Call us on 01603 722756 to book your free trial day!

Published on 2015-08-07 13:12:05 GMT

Our email server has been down for 5 days so we need to apologise to anyone who may be trying to contact us - this is the only way we can get a message to you at the minute!!!!

Published on 2015-07-28 14:27:52 GMT

Today we welcome the lovely Gina as our newest member of staff. A wonderful addition to our Dementia Day Centre, Gina is our Senior Dementia Activity Lead - watch out for the photo's of Gina in action with members soon! #dementia #daycare #Norwich #Alzheimer's #norfolk

Published on 2015-07-27 10:02:25 GMT

We now have vacancies for new Dementia members 5 days a week! Our unique large indoor activity centre with an adjoining sensory garden, courtyard and petting area has lots to offer. We welcome active younger people especially! We also support family members at our carers group and via our outreach service. Please share this post and help to support more people living with dementia in our community. #dementia #Norwich #Norfolk #dayservice #daycentre

Published on 2015-07-23 00:28:02 GMT

We're all awaiting the Memory Joggers, Bob and Sheena, for today's entertainment! Can't wait, we love a good bit of reminiscence - keeps the brain ticking over and increases our well being ;-) #dementia #daycare #norwich

Published on 2015-07-08 08:30:15 GMT

Today is an exciting day for us all here at the Farm. We have two new members of staff to say hello to. A big welcome to Liz and Belinda!!!! #dementia #learningdifficulties #LD #Norwich

Published on 2015-07-06 08:08:20 GMT

Pleasure Wood Hills today for our LD members!! Have a great time guy's - we look forward to seeing the photo's! ;-)

Published on 2015-07-06 08:06:00 GMT

We've been working hard making great improvements at our day centre! We're now open 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) 9am-3.30pm. Come and see how we're unique and what we offer. Visits welcome and free trial days too :-) #dementia #learningdisabilites #royalnorfolkshow

Published on 2015-06-30 13:50:14 GMT

Dementia Awareness Week 16-24 May - The Alzheimer's Society are holding a Memories Bunting Challenge for Dementia Awareness Week! Our members will be participating too :-)

Published on 2015-05-05 08:47:52 GMT

OTBC!!! We are so looking forward to our visit to NCFC ground on the 22nd April and following it up with cake and coffee afterwards :-) #NCFC #Norwich #dementia

Published on 2015-04-16 10:24:51 GMT

Looking forward to our Shared Reading session tomorrow here at Heath Farm with Caroline from The Millennium Norfolk Library #dementia #carers #Alzheimer #Alzheimers #reading #daycare #Norwich