Henlow Court News - Jun 2011

Garden produce!

This is just some of the vegetables that John dug from the sensory garden last week, for use in our kitchens. The Gardening Club have all helped plant seeds and nurture so it's

Birthday Girl

Alma celebrated her birthday at the beginning of last week. She had visits from family and a cake and pressies from the staff. She was delighted with her 'birthday day in bed'

Falls Awareness Part 1

We joined the national campaign to help to reduce falls in the elderly, organised by Age UK, 20-24 June. The Trust are working hard to reduce falls within all their care h

Falls Awareness part 2

Another 'Feast for the Eyes' activity was a taster afternoon when the residents donned their eye masks and had a taste of some colourful and delicious fruit smoothies and fruit

Falls Awareness part 3

As a cheeky little item on the 'Feast for the Eyes' agenda we included an afternoon's singing with Ian Bradshaw; all our ladies definately consider him to fit that bill!

Falls Awareness part 4

And finally, the last activity Lin and Di organised was a session of Chi Gong with Clive. This is gentle exercise designed to improve balance, vital to help our residents avoid

Fresh peas!

As we said last month, the garden is getting to the productive stage, all very lush and green. Di took Clara out last week and she picked and podded some peas - it is expected

Birthday Girl

One of our ladies celebrated a birthday at the beginning of the week. Eileen was very poorly recently for quite a while but she's made a great recovery and is now back to her u

Art Class

A couple of weeks ago Lindsay, our County Volunteer Co-ordinator came to see us. She brought a couple of AC's from other Homes and showed Di and Roy some painting techniqu

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