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Bird is the word! Horndean care home residents spread their wings to celebrate the best of British birds

January 20th 2020

Care UK homes take part in a celebration of British birds 2_1Residents at a care home in Horndean are gearing up to take part in some avian-themed activities this January.

Inspired by the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, which takes place from Saturday 25th January to Monday 27th January, residents will be taking part in a variety of activities related to our feathered friends, as well as topping up their bird feeders and counting the birds in their garden.

Alongside Care UK homes across the country, Pear Tree Court, on Portsmouth Road, will be celebrating the best of British birds with a special visit from Birdworld, who will be bringing an array of feathered friends to the home.

David Taylor, home manager at Pear Tree Court, explained why exploring our wildlife is an important activity: “Residents love taking part in nature-themed activities and learning more about the beautiful environment we live in.

“Spending time outdoors and connecting with nature around us can prove to be beneficial for both the physical and mental wellbeing of older people – particularly those living with dementia. While it is a calming, peaceful activity, the distinctive sounds and vibrant colours of the garden are also great for providing sensory stimulation.  

“It’s brilliant to be getting involved with such a meaningful initiative and encouraging everyone to take notice of the beautiful wildlife Britain has to offer. We’re looking forward to welcoming the animals into the home to celebrate the best of British birds with us too!”

For more information please visit careuk.com/birdwatch

Pear Tree Court is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care.  Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both indoors and out, for relaxation and recreation. The home has a comprehensive activity programme, offering a mix of themed events, group activities and days out.

For more information about Pear Tree Court, please call customer relations managers, Christopher Roby or Emily Forbes, on 02392 986773, or email christopher.roby@careuk.com or emily.forbes@careuk.com

For more general information, please visit careuk.com/pear-tree-court

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Pear Tree Court is a stunning care home in Horndean. Here our dedicated team delivers a full range of quality care services in stunning surroundings.

Pear Tree Court
Portsmouth Road
Horndean
Waterlooville
Hampshire
PO8 9LN

0333 321 8598

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