Welcome to the Bayley House Online Activities

We’d love you to join us!

Please select the activity below that you are interested in and enter your details in the form on the right-hand side.
We will contact you soon to discuss the details and to support you to get online and participate in one of our many exciting and engaging activities

Bayley House Art

Art and Craft

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10am to 12pm.  
Myf and Georgie work with their groups to explore artists, arts movements, design through fun interactive art activities. Simple equipment requirements, music and active engagement in art tasks ensure that these sessions are accessible and fun

Bayley House Baking

Live Baking

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10am to 12pm.
Clare, Sarah, Allison and Wendy put on their aprons to get messy making scrumptious delights and helping to build planning, prepping, cooking and hopefully cleaning skills for all bakers.

Bayley House Fitness

Fitness Session

Friday 10am to 12pm.   
This group is for people who enjoy keeping healthy and active. Sarah and Georgie help everyone exercises at their own pace to maintain their fitness and develop new skills for managing strength and mobility

Bayley House Songwriting

Song Writing

Friday 2pm to 3:30pm & Saturday 10:30am to 12pm.  
Join Geoff and his trusty piano while he helps the group to craft their songwriting skills and have a whole lot of fun enjoying the results.

Bayley House Cooking

Live Cooking

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm.
Kath, Louise, Liberty, Allison, and Melinda all contribute to supporting budding chefs to plan, prepare, cook and share healthy and tasty meals that they are proud of each week.

Bayley House Drawing

Drawing Club

Tuesdays, 5pm to 6pm.
Join Geoff each Tuesday for some creative drawing activities. You’ll learn about drawing styles and discover your own. Bring your pencils and let’s have some fun!

Bayley House Music Trivia and Movement

Music, Trivia & Movement

Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm.
Kylie and Matt will get you tapping your toes, singing like a bird, or jumping in your seat to be part of this fun and engaging activity.  They also challenge this music group with fun music based quizzes to encourage the sharing of musical favourites and history.

Bayley House Literacy

Literacy & BookClub

Monday & Wednesday, 10am to 12pm.
Paul, Louise, and Jordan deliver this activity to support those interested in
developing their literacy skills with opportunities for shared reading and exploration of texts and writing through themes and interactive games and tasks.

Bayley House Wellness Art

Wellness Art

Mondays & Thursdays, 10am to 12pm.
Myf helps artists work on developing their creative skills while focusing on the cathartic and meditative nature of producing art.

Bayley House Music

Music

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am to 12pm.
Kylie and Matt create and perform musical pieces with the group to develop skills and the appreciation of music for entertainment, creative expression, and wellbeing.

Bayley House Bingo

Bingo Club

Mondays, 1:30pm to 2:30pm.
Paul and Louise run one session while Melinda and Zoe run another of this popular and social activity. Fun, numbers, the occasional funny hat or costume and lots of social connection. Come and join a Bingo game online with us.

Bayley House Literacy

Literacy & PenPal

Tuesdays, 10am to 12pm.
Paul and Jordan use exploration of texts and shared creative writing activities to support writers to fine-tune their vocabulary, comprehension, story telling and writing craft.

Bayley House Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm.
Get boot-scootin’ with Claire and Kylie and stay healthy while learning a series of dance steps and having fun with friends.

Bayley House Meditation

Meditation

Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm.
Jacqueline and Kylie facilitate sensory, visual, movement and guided meditation activities that help participants to calm and centre.

Bayley House Social Club and Trivia

Social Club & Trivia

Thursdays & Fridays, 10am to 12pm.
Paul, Louise, Jordan and Kylie support our Social Club members to explore topics of day, share stories and play interactive trivia and games to enjoy humour, fun and stay socially connected with friends.

Bayley House Step Aerobics

Step Aerobics

Thursdays, 10am to 12pm.
Get your leotards on with Claire and Kylie and build fitness, maintain mobility, strengthen muscles and release happy endorphins into the wild.

Bayley House News Channel

News Channel

Fridays, 1pm to 2pm.
The Bayley News and Lifestyle team, Lauren, Simone, Matt and Kylie support this hard- hitting journalist group. Together they dig deep and ask the tough questions like, Why don’t they show more happy stories on the news?
Featuring: weather, healthy living, guest interviewees, and the latest at Bayley House.

Bayley House Dance Therapy

Dance Therapy

Thursdays, 10am to 12am, Thursdays 5.15pm-6.15pm, Sunday 10.15am-11.15am & Sundays, 11:30am to 12:30pm.

Tess, Jac and Laura bring a wealth of experience in supporting people to use the art of dance as a means to improve mental and physical health and wellbeing. Bring everything you’ve got and leave with a smile.

Bayley House Footy Club

Footy Club

Thursdays, 1:30pm to 2:30pm.
Maaaaate! Chicks and Blokes get together with Laprini and Serena to bandy around tips and observations from the weeks games. Join the member’s stand but don’t forget your scarf!

Bayley House Babbly Podcast

Bayley Babble Podcast

Fridays, 10am to 12pm.
Matt, Liberty, and Louise alternate between songwriting and producing the famous Babble podcast where participants prepare questions and interrogate guests from new Bayley staff to celebrities.

Bayley House Dance & Movement

Drama & Movement

Wednesdays, 5pm – 6:30pm.
Let’s connect, play, and have some fun. We’ll be learning and sharing skills in movement, dance and drama, play some fun games, and find your inner boogie moves!

Join in



    Happy Clients

    “Thank you to all staff for being so amazingly supportive and going above and beyond in helping families and clients. You are all so dedicated.” – Pat & Bill


    “To begin, may I say that you are doing a bonzer job… she enjoys the online program and stays engaged for the whole 2-hour session.” – Michael


    “Thanks again people for the great job everyone at Bayley House is doing. The lives of our children are in a capable hands.” – Bella


    “Thank you all, we appreciate your hard work, your thoughtfulness, and of course your ever-lasting love and kindness to our loved ones.” – Britt


    I thought there would be a bit of anxiety amongst a couple of the students, but they did great. They completed their activities with confidence and said they found the virtual class relatively easy to be a part of. I think they were quite proud of themselves for participating in an online forum.” – Amy


    “May I commend you all at Bayley House for the tremendous job you have done to keep clients both happy and occupied during this stressful time.” – Ron


    I would like to commend the staff doing the online zoom sessions and those supporting residents in accommodation to participate. We are having a lot of fun and meeting new staff and clients in our zoom sessions.” – Shauna


    “We are impressed with the online activities, and very happy that he had something meaningful to do. We are very keen to get him back to BH but we think the online programs are great.” – Joe


    “Thank you for all your hard work and coordination over the past months. I feel the benefit for us has been great.” – Deb


    To say that he is thriving online would be an understatement. He looks forward to participating, he’s engaged, laughing, talking, listening and seems to enjoy every minute of it.” – Sigal


    All the Bayley staff and workers are to be commended on the job that everyone is doing. We as parents are very grateful for all that is being done for the clients.” – Sarah


    Thank you for the work Bayley staff are doing. We are grateful and happy.” – Suellen


    She is very happily back and enjoying the programs on offer. We are grateful for the hard work that has gone into providing online and in house programs over the last term.” – Michael