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In line with the HAIRC (Health Aging in Residential Care) Oakfield has developed an extensive activities program delivered by well trained staff members  and helped by our wonderful and team of volunteers. All involved in activities are offered extensive training in activities programs and in dementia skills training at the Oakfield education centre.

Activity and Social Program:  ~
All activities are matched to the level of ability of our residents using the PAL Instrument

  • Entertainment

Music sessions (professional performers), bingo, cards, board games, movie club, sing-a-longs

  • Therapies

life story books, reminiscence therapy, Sonas, sensory/aroma therapy, pet therapy, hydrotherapy

  • Social

parties, barbeques, outings, weekly coffee mornings, sing-a-longs, men’s club and ladies beauty day

  • Fitness

physical therapist sessions led twice weekly in our fully equipped gym; fun & games, boules, pitch & putt on our own course, wheelchair basketball, skittles, beanbags.

  • Community

 social outings, volunteers support and involvement, parties, community events

  • Creative

 library, poetry readings in library, arts & crafts, gardening, clock making, flower arranging and baking.

  • Spiritual

Weekly Roman Catholic Mass, weekly Rosary with the Legion of Mary

Regular Church of Ireland Services

  • Festivities

 All festive days, birthdays and holidays are celebrated.



We suggest that all prospective residents and their families should visit Oakfield to view the facilities and meet key personnel.

If you would like to arrange a visit, get further information or want to enquire about availability, please call us on

053 942 5679 or  contact us here >>


Oakfield Nursing Home Wexford

Tel: 053 9425679, Fax: 053 9424563

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‘The central task of any good activities program is to enrich and restore a sense of enjoyment value and purpose to those who partake. Some may love a beer and a chat some a game of poker and some a picnic each activity chosen for the needs of the lovely individuals we are lucky to care for’

‘One popular activity, the use of reminiscence puts a focus on personhood and quality of life. Spiritual reminiscence is a way of communicating with a person about issues of love, of loss and of grief, and of hopes and fears for the future. This is in contrast to general reminiscence when a life story be discussed.’