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The allotment – care home activity ideas

Activity ideas for care settings (with photographs you can print and use) 1. Poetry Read our poem ‘The allotment’ from ‘Now tell me more about you…’ available from Amazon. Click here for further information: http://amzn.eu/d/6jpMykX The allotment Measured squares and patchwork rows, This is how the allotment grows. Spades and rakes inside the shed, Fertilizer …

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Quiz time!

A fun activity for individuals and groups or visitors in care settings How many old pennies in an old pound? 240 Name the 4 Beatles. John, George, Paul and Ringo Who sang ‘Que sera sera’? Doris Day How many ounces in a pound? 16 Who lost her sheep in the nursery rhyme? Bo Peep What is the capital of the …

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5 Winter Warmer Activities

5 warming activities for older people to enjoy Winter Read the poem ‘Winter’ in ‘Now tell me – how about you?’ available from Amazon. The poem is also on our DVD, ‘Now Just Press Play,’ with extra reminiscent material, available from this website. Winter (Extract) ‘Do you remember waking up  When snow had fallen in the night? How quiet it was outside …

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Nine nuggets for November activities

Nine heart-warming activities for the month of November Poetry for Bonfire night Bonfire night  from our book ‘Now share a verse…’ available from Amazon ‘When firework flares light the sky With rainbow sparkles and flashes, Whoops of joy fill the air At seeing the golden splashes. When I was young each family Built a huge bonfire …

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4 Free Activities for Those Living With Dementia

We know just how difficult it can be to find cost effective or free activities for older people and those living with dementia. Products in this sector can be very expensive. We also know how important it is to engage with those living with dementia. Interesting and meaningful activities are associated with well-being. All activities …

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Care Home Activities – 17 Resources

17 resources for care home Activity Co-ordinators and staff –  all tried and tested by us for use in care and nursing homes. Please feel free to treat this as a handy guide that you can refer to when you need a little inspiration. Table of Contents Pictures (with PDF) Poetry (with PDF) Music (free playlist) DVD (free …

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