It’s always fun and giggles with this pair who enjoy each other’s company and are competitive when it comes to games!

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We enjoyed a group activity which involved using rackets to try and keep balloons floating in the air. The residents enjoyed this fast action game and did very well at communicating and batting the balloons to each other.

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One sunny afternoon, Casey, Leah, David, Elizabeth and Margaret enjoyed a lovely walk around The Orchard grounds. It was such a hot day & we all wanted our bit of vitamin D! We spotted the gardener planting all our new flowers in beds and we guessed which flowers were going where. It turns out that…

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Many of our residents look forward to our arts and crafts sessions. They enjoy painting their own masterpieces with bright colours and mixing paint to make different shades.

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Iris and Margaret enjoyed making the cookie dough for some delicious chocolate chip cookies for everyone to enjoy at afternoon tea. The talented bakers wore gloves and hand pressed each cookie. They tasted very good!

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The gents enjoyed a movie afternoon – they watched ‘Babe The Pig’, a film chosen by John! They sat, pretty much glued to the action throughout the entire film. There were a few chuckles along the way. We enjoyed coffee and cake afterwards.

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The activity girls, Casey and Claire, had a wonderful, energetic, dancing session with the residents. We got the residents involved in dancing from their chairs, by encouraging them to copy us. We danced the Hokey Cokey, Superman and lots of fun was had by all! This sort of thing keeps our daily exercise levels up…

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We enjoyed a little crafting session one morning – it was a little bit messy! John enjoyed a little glass of wine before lunch. He looks jolly happy about it!

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We really enjoy wordsearch hour and our weekly quizzes. Residents seem to enjoy the cognitive therapy.

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Our residents enjoying a dancing session with Casey and Claire – we had old school songs that we danced along to with scarves. We used our hand-eye coordination skills by throwing a ball to one another and moving our muscles! Lots of fun was had by everyone!

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