Life at Freshfields

Resident’s family, relatives and friends are encouraged to visit regularly and are welcome at any time with the resident’s consent. Refreshments are always available and visitors are welcome to dine with the residents at the home.

Residents are encouraged to maintain links with the community. Outings are arranged and entertainers visit the home on a regular basis.

Religious services are held regularly at the home and visits to local religious services are encouraged.


Previous outings include:

Afternoon Tea at The Rosslyn Hotel (5 star Hotel), Thorpe Bay

Afternoon Tea at Mulberry House, Ongar, Essex

Boat Trip along the River Chelmer

Trips to the local Garden Centres

Lunch at The Ship Pub, Heybridge Basin

Visits to the local Shops


Regular In-house Entertainment and Activities include:

Yoga for Residents – fortnightly

Music Moves Us – monthly

Peter Morris – Organist Player visits monthly

Upminster Baptist Church

Baking Cakes

Art and Crafts

Emerson Park Singers

ADHOC Singers

Rotary Club

Children’s Nursery and Local Schools

Professional Entertainers from the Variety Club – London

Bingo, Board Games, Cards and Film Showings

Cream Tea Afternoons and Barbeques during the summer months

Themed Days – Cockney, Spanish, Chinese and Italian

Pantomime Production – Mother Goose

Wellgate Farm – bring animals into the home


Group playing cards Ladies playing game Entertainer at Christmas

Daily In-house Activities Co-ordinator and Events Programme in place