Activities at Ferns – September

Garden Party On 31st August we held our annual Garden Party. The garden party was a successful event, and we raised £174.60! We are very grateful to our resident's families who volunteered on the day serving teas, coffees and strawberries and cream. Oh, course our signature Pimm's went down a treat with everyone. Our head [...]

2019-11-03T23:07:09+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Ferns Nursing Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Activities at Ferns – August 7st

Flexercise and Games We have had another couple of busy weeks with our activities team. Our regular flexercise, the seated exercise class we run, went off with great success. A resident requested to play our word games to keep brains active and encourage a bit of positive competition. We held a quiz on Wednesday, which [...]

2019-11-03T23:05:34+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Ferns Nursing Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Activities at Ferns – August 1st

We have had a busy time at Ferns with our activities over the last month. Flexercise Every week, both Kate and Karen have provided Flexercise, which is a wheelchair-based exercise class. It can last anything from 10 to 60 minutes, depending on how our lovely residents feel. We use socks as weights and have our [...]

2019-11-03T23:05:07+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Ferns Nursing Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Poetry Recital at Hillview- July 30th

After a scrumptious lunch, five residents, one volunteer, and I (Hillview activities coordinator), all gathered around the dining room table to join in with a poetry recital. The residents took it in turns to select a poem to read and listen to. We read poems about nature, including leaves, apple trees, and flowers. The poems [...]

2019-09-15T18:31:16+01:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Hillview Nursing Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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