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Our Care Homes

Lister House Nursing Home, Bradford

Lister House Nursing Home, opened in 1990, is a beautiful period home with unique characteristics.  Built between 1849 and 1896 it was, for many years the vicarage for the Listers Mill community.

Sherrington House Nursing Home, Bradford

Sherrington House Nursing Home is a purpose built care home, opened in 2005. It is situated on the site of Dr Price’s surgery which also looked after the staff of Listers Mill.

Our Care Home Activities

Activities are many and varied in both Lister and Sherrington House. We arrange client meetings once a month to discuss all aspects of life within both homes and their input is always valued and taken into account. Therefore the entertainment changes regularly.

Regular outings covering many interests are also arranged and family members and friends are always welcome; as they are on all of our activities. The more the merrier!

Group Activities

Our group activities normally include:

  • Visiting representatives from local churches
  • Bingo
  • Quiz Time
  • Reminiscence Hour – a trip down memory lane
  • Videos
  • Music – various entertainers covering all tastes
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Dominoes
  • Donkey Visits
  • Various large board games
  • Panto

Individual Activities

Our individual activities normally include:

  •  Crafts Hour – knitting, crochet, sewing etc
  • Large print word searches
  • Crosswords and mazes
  • National and local newspapers and large print library book
  • Audio books
  • Relaxing outside in the garden and/or courtyard

Special Occasions

For momentous occasions throughout the year such as birthdays, Christmas, Royal Celebrations and major sporting events, we always arrange something special and memorable for our clients.

Our Care Home Food

Our Head Chef, Anne oversees both kitchens at Lister and Sherrington House making sure high stands of food and hygiene are maintained. Anne has been a qualified Chef since 1987 and worked in several care homes in the South of England. In 2003 she moved to Bradford and joined Lister House. In 2005 she moved to Sherrington House and was promoted to Head Chef.

Clients are offered a menu with a choice of home cooked meals using seasonal fresh produce.

food hygiene rating 5 very good Recipes that have been donated by clients in the past have proved very popular. Drinks and home baked cakes and biscuits are always available and we welcome any suggestions for the menu.

We happily cater for individuals with special dietary requirements

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