We support all of our Residents in their hobbies and personal interests and we aim to make people happy.
A wide variety of activities are arranged after listening to the ideas and suggestions of the residents who live at the Care Home. These are designed to entertain and stimulate and most of all they are fun!
We regularly arrange activities including visiting entertainers, an artist, fish and chip suppers and cookery sessions, to name only a few.
There is something for everyone at Hawksbury House.
We have a wide range of activities taking place in the Care Home throughout each week and we organise excursions to a variety of places.
Our skilled staff provide support for outings to the shops and local venues such as Saltwell Park, Garden Centres, including Fish and Chips at North Shields. We also visit local luncheon clubs and coffee afternoons.
Entertainers often visit the Care Home together with a visiting artist and we have weekly cookery sessions. We arrange regular church services and we also have school children who visit and come and sing with the residents.
On a daily basis we have exercise classes, reminiscing, beauty, quizzes and many more activities.
Friends of Hawksbury House is a small team of people who are interested in the Care Home. The group is usually made up of residents, relatives, friends and staff; anyone interested in joining the Friends of Hawksbury House Care Home can just turn up at the meeting. We welcome all new members.
We hold monthly meetings when we discuss a range of matters. When we get together, you are encouraged to discuss, suggest and feedback anything to do with life at Hawksbury House so that we can gain frank and open views on the care we provide as well as planning day to day life here at the Care Home.
Anything you need to talk about, no matter how great or small; our residents and their families have a chance to share this with our group.
We also plan excursions and activities for the coming months and try to involve as many residents, their friends and family, so that we can tailor what we do around you and your loved ones.
Our love of the home is based on the knowledge that Mum is getting the best care possible from a dedicated friendly staff which ultimately results in Mum's contentment.
Thank you for the good team spirit and for being consistently good!
Thank you sincerely for all the wonderful care and kindness that you gave to Mam while she was with you. Hawksbury House is a special place. From the very beginning we were welcomed into a warm and loving family and that feeling has never changed.
We have been involved with Hawksbury House Care Home since 2006 when our mother, who was aged 92 decided along with her family that this move would be a good one for her, that her quality of life would be enhanced and we are proud to confirm that this was the case. Mum spent six very happy years at Hawksbury - she passed away in 2012. We were regular visitors to the Home during those years and witnessed the most superb care and attention to all residents. Each visit for us was enjoyable we were made to feel so welcome and became part of "a big family". The main thing was mum was happy and enjoying life.
Mum's passing was to leave a huge void in our lives, we had become part of the Hawksbury Family and were going to miss everyone so much - that filled us with sadness. Thankfully a solution was arrived at "Volunteering" and I have enjoyed seven years visiting and taking part in life at Hawksbury, helping out in various ways.
To live in a care home where everyone knows your name and the staff know all your likes and dislikes is very special. It's the little things and the personal touch that makes the difference to me.
Hawksbury House is a warm welcoming and friendly home. They answer the door with a welcoming smile. The care of the residents is excellent and if there is something wrong with your relative you are told immediately.
The Staff are very caring and friendly. What you see is what you get. It is a highly recommended home. My Mother has been a resident here for three years
We have always found the service to the residents at Hawksbury House to be of a very high standard.
There is always a lovely smell of home cooking when we visit Hawksbury House - just what you'd expect to find in a real home.
We do not currently have any cases of Coronavirus at our home. We are still open and able to safely help people move into our care home. However, in order to prioritise the safety and welfare of our residents and staff, our home is now temporarily closed for all visits, unless in exceptional circumstances. We continue to take guidance and advice from the Department of Health and Public Health England.