Residential programmes: 2023/24 calendar

Alongside our usual physical rehabilitation, Reset, nursing and Rest and Recharge stays, as well as our online programmes and workshops, we're holding a number of specialised programmes at our three centres over the coming months.

Tailored support

We ensure all of our support is tailored to you as an individual. Therefore, when you get in touch with us, our Assessment Practitioner team will take the time to chat through the options they feel would be most beneficial to you.

Below, you can find some of the residential programmes we're running over the coming months. Our programmes are subject to availability and spaces are allocated according to health and wellbeing need. Eligibility criteria applies.

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More information on the programmes below (click to expand).

Covid Recovery Programme
  • W/C 18 March 2024 – Jubilee House

The Covid Recovery Programme is designed for those who have post-Covid syndrome, where they are still experiencing ongoing symptoms 12 weeks or more after an initial Covid infection.

The 5-day programme includes a range of educational sessions and activity-based sessions including breathing techniques, fatigue management, coping strategies, and exercise-based sessions.

As well as this residential programme, we also offer a digital Covid Recovery Programme which runs twice weekly over a 7-week period. This has varying start dates, so please contact us directly for further details.


Healthy Living
  • W/C 18 March 2024 – Marine Court

This 5-day residential programme is group-based and offers support for individuals who have lifestyle and long-term conditions such as diabetes, controlled high blood pressure (but no cardiac event) and widespread osteoarthritis.

This is especially suited for those who have a more sedentary lifestyle and would like to increase their activity levels and are looking to improve their lifestyle – for example diet, exercise and good mental health.

This programme is not suitable for those who have significant current health issues, are currently undergoing investigations or have cardiac issues.


Control Room Programme

This programme is no longer running in February 2024. If you’re interested in attending a future programme, call our Support Line on 0800 3898820.


Wellbeing for Team Leads
  • W/C 11 March 2024 – Harcombe House

This 3-day group-based programme offers tailored support for FRS staff in management roles with a blend of workshops, discussion groups where experiences can be shared and a range of activities including: walks , mindfulness, Tai Chi and physical activities including pool and gym sessions.

This programme is focused on supporting fire and rescue service personnel in team lead / management roles and there’s the option to extend to five days and incorporate two days of rest. The programme is designed to boost resilience and promote mental fitness, while equipping you with tools to move forward positively with your life.


Women’s Wellbeing Week
  • W/C 4 March 2024 – Jubilee House

This 5-day residential programme is group-based and offers support for women aged approx. 40-60 who would like to learn more about women’s health and wellbeing, for example, topics such as menopause, osteoporosis and cardiovascular fitness.

The programme combines educational workshops, physical activities and relaxation sessions.


Social Wellbeing for the Retired Community
  • W/C 25 March 2024 – Harcombe House

This 5-day residential programme combines three days of social activity and two days of rest. It is aimed at those who have retired from the fire and rescue service or are living alone and would welcome the opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new connections. Activities include seasonal crafts, mindfulness walks, quizzes, and board games.


Child & Family Programme
  • Please note – due to demand, we have a wait list for this programme. 23/24 spaces have been booked/allocated. To be considered for the 24/25 programmes, please contact us via our Support Line.

Taking place on set weeks during the school holiday period, our Child and Family Weeks offer families with children with additional needs, young carers or those living with difficult health conditions the opportunity to spend time together in a supportive environment and meet other families in similar situations with whom they can share experiences and form friendships.

These weeks offer a structured activity programme for families and provide a break away from the challenges and demands of everyday life. Activities vary, from animal workshops to crafts, nature walks, swimming, and baking. Our educational workshops also provide support for parents, sharing tips, tools, and resources to help build resilience and improve wellbeing.

Enquire about attending

All programmes start on a Monday, with arrival on the Sunday. These programmes are all catered weeks (but self-catering options may be available). To enquire about any of the above programmes, fill in our online form below or, if it's a programme in the next two months, call our Support Line on 0800 3898820.

Our programmes are subject to availability and spaces are allocated according to health and wellbeing need. Eligibility criteria applies.

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Other health and wellbeing programmes

Have you heard about our other programmes of support? Find out more below.

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