Bamfield Lodge Care Home residents teach local schoolchildren how to knit

Bamfield Lodge Care Home residents teach local schoolchildren how to knit

Residents at Bamfield Lodge Care Home in Whitchurch have recently been passing on their knitting skills to the next generation.

On 14th November, children and teachers from Perry Court School joined us for our ‘Knit and Natter’ session in the home and were lucky enough to learn knitting from the best of the best! Everyone really enjoyed the morning, and children who found it difficult could have a go at finger knitting.

The children were very enthusiastic about ‘Knit and Natter’ and are looking forward to returning next month, where we will try knitting with a spool! Some of the children were also very keen on learning how to crochet with some of our residents.

Pat Rose, Magic Moments Club Co-ordinator said, “The residents loved teaching the children how to knit and the children really enjoyed it, saying they wanted to go home and get their parents to buy some knitting needles and wool so they can knit at home!”

At Bamfield Lodge Care Home we believe in living life to the full. That’s why we’re passionate about creating vibrant, stimulating activities that will help our residents to love every day. We call them ‘Magic Moments’.

Every brighterkind home now has a Magic Moments Club which provides a vast range of activities and fun things to do that are open to all of our residents. The idea behind Magic Moments is that just because someone moves into a care home doesn't mean that the things they love doing should suddenly stop – quite the contrary, we believe our residents should have the opportunity to love every day, by doing the things that they have always loved as well as trying new things along the way.

Bamfield Lodge Care Home is located in Whitchurch, Bristol and provides dementia carenursing carepalliative careresidential care and respite care.

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