Activities & Recreation

Crest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Activities for the week of 1/24

At Crest Haven we start out each day in Recreation with a MEET & GREET.  also, many of our food related activities  get delivered to each resident in their room

Monday January 25th , Rise & Shine and lets get moving to music this morning. Let’s warm up our bellies with a Soup & Cracker Cart this afternoon.  

Tuesday January 26th   Let’s Wake Up those sleepy muscles with a Hallway Morning Stretch today. In the afternoon the traveling cart will be featuring a surprise crockpot creation.  

Wednesday January 27th   It’s the Middle of the Week, Wednesday and we will go around to the rooms with some homemade delicious Birthday Cake in honor of  everyone who has a Birthday in January. 

Thursday January 28th Good Morning! Today is Thursday and we will be whipping up some “Hot Blueberry Pancakes” for National Blueberry Pancake Day! In the afternoon we will have some fun and games in the hallway. 

Friday January 29th  It’s Friday. Let’s get moving and start the day with Fun Friday Fitness. Today is National Puzzle Day so we will have puzzles for everyone to complete followed by the Friday Happy Hour Cart. 

 If you are looking for something to do in your room, ask any Recreation Aide for assistance.   

Crest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Activities for the week of 1/11/21

Monday 1/11 On Monday, we’re celebrating Motown and traveling back to the 50s and 60s with Motown Monday Exercise and Milkshakes.  Throughout the day we’ll be grooving to hits from the Supremes, The Miracles and little Stevie Wonder.  Staff will be making hand made milkshakes as we reminisce about diner days.  Later in the day we’ll be playing Pokeno

Tuesday 1/12  Today we will be playing snowball bucket toss and take a walk back in time remembering snowstorms and building snowmen. In the afternoon we will enjoy Hot Tea and Glazed Donuts followed by a winter craft project.

Wednesday 1/13  We will start our day off with Coffee, Tea, Current Events and Chit Chat. Manicures and music provided by the legendary Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. We will be playing Hallway Candy Bar Bingo in the afternoon. Pick out your favorite candy as your prize.  In the evening we will be watching a movie with Hot Chocolate

Thursday 1/14  Come move and groove with the Parachute. Brightly colored balloons floating up in the air while we try and keep the balloons in the parachute. It’s a great wake up in the morning. Its National Hat Day so we have a Crazy Hat Contest planned. Prizes and Treats to follow.  A Word Search Puzzle will complete the day

Friday 1/15  It’s Fun Friday Fitness and we will be Stretching to the Oldies with Richard Simmons. We all love singing along to those oldies but goodies. Winter Word Games and a Friday Happy Hour to end the week will bring smiles to everyone’s face.

Staying Connected
We realize the importance of social interaction and cognitive stimulation as a means to improve the general quality of well being for each and every resident.

Staying connected to family, friends and the outside world is the desire of most residents, regardless of their duration of stay at Crest Haven.
Understanding and implementing social interaction and cognitive stimulation to improve the quality and well being of our residents, is one reason our Activities and Recreation Program is well known throughout Cape May County.

Interactive Recreation
The Recreation Department participates in meaningful and interactive recreation that satisfies and delights our audience and is best suited for each care plan. Such programs include group exercise. spiritual services, live musical entertainment, holiday themed craft projects and cooking demonstrations, to name a few.

Frequent visits from local school children and animal therapy programs offer companionship and bring joy to the residents. During the spring and summer months, the outdoor courtyards are used for various activities such as barbeques, picnics and vegetable and flower gardening projects. Pleasant and protected outdoor seating is also available. 

The Residents are encouraged to attend local dining lunch outings, baseball games, shopping day trips, and concerts. The City of Cape May proudly invites Crest Haven's Residents and staff members to be their guests for all of their programs throughout the year which include, big name concerts, special programs and events at Cape May Convention Hall. Safe transportation and friendly licensed staff are always on hand to attend these events.
Annual Events
This department also hosts annual events such as, the Senior Prom, in the spring and the Polar Bear Plunge, in the winter months. These traditions have been anticipated and successful every year.