Residential & Dementia Care

The Maltings Care Home

Activities at Thorpe Wood


Peterborough Care, Person Centred Care

Person Centred Activities

Activities make up an important part of the day for all of us. At Thorpe Wood we offer a range of activities that reflect the interests and capabilities of our residents.

Our specialist activities staff arrange a varied and interesting programme of activities and events.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic external events and visiting entertainers are currently suspended.

Regular activities and events at Thorpe Wood will be based on the activities and events at our other homes and may include:


  • Craft - knitting, crochet
  • Games - darts, cards, chess, dominoes, bingo, scrabble
  • Activities - cooking, gardening, bird watching
  • Interests - singing, poetry, literature, bible study


  • Regular activities - coffee afternoon, church services
  • Regular trips out - city centre, garden centre, shopping centre
  • Special days out - farm, zoo
  • Annual events - summer BBQ, fireworks


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Quizzes
  • Games - board, floor
  • Exercises - chair, dance


  • Singers
  • Bell ringers
  • Belly dancers
  • Visiting animals