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Heather View joined by local school for rhyming fun

March 28th 2019

 

It was time to rhyme at Heather View, when it opened its doors to local pupils to celebrate World Poetry Day. 

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Residents at Heather View spent the day reading, writing and sharing some of their favourite poems with pupils from the Beacon Academy in Crowborough.

In preparation for the event, residents and children wrote poems around the theme of spring, and read them together as part of the home’s World Poetry Day celebrations.

Home manager at Heather View, Natasha King, said: “Our World Poetry Day celebration is a great example of how activity based care at Heather View supports residents to continue enjoying their passions and hobbies. It is remarkable to see how writing and reading poetry can really bring people together and put a smile on the faces of everyone around.

“For older people living with dementia, somebody reading to them – whether it be a poem or short story – can have many therapeutic benefits due to its calming nature. We had a wonderful time celebrating all things poetry with our residents and would like to say a big thank you to the Beacon Academy pupils for making the day extra special.”

 

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Our Heather View care home has 74 spacious rooms, all with 24-hour nurse call systems, en-suite facilities, TVs and electronically adjustable beds. We get to know all of our residents so we can ensure that we create a care plan that is perfectly suited to their needs, including any hobbies or interests that we can help them take part in. Heather View is a real home from home, with a shop, tearoom, library, cinema and hair salon. These are set around an indoor village green, which is a popular spot for our residents to spend time. Our beautiful gardens enable residents to spend time outdoors, playing games or relaxing taking in the stunning surroundings.

Heather View
Beacon Road
Crowborough
East Sussex
TN6 1AS

0333 321 8843

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