Sandringham Care Home introduce a '2 O'clock Stop'

Sandringham Care Home has introduced a special '2 o'clock Stop' where all the staff across the home in all roles take 15-20 minutes out of their daily tasks to have some one-to-one quality time connecting with residents. 

Activities included:

  • Home Manager Tracey taking a resident for a walk and chat around the home;
  • Catering Manager joining residents at Sandringham Radio;
  • PAL and care staff singing with a group of residents;
  • SCA sitting having a well earned cup of tea with some residents
  • Administrator reading to a resident
  • Care assistant reading a portion of scripture to a resident in their rooms
  • Nursing student having a conversation with a resident

Home manager Tracey Palmer said:

"Residents and staff have really enjoyed embracing the idea and it has very worthwhile."

Date published: 15 April 2019

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