Green-fingered gardening for Naturewatch

Residents at The Wimborne Care Home in Dorset are green-fingered out in the garden for Naturewatch

"It was such a relaxed, happy atmosphere and the residents enjoyed choosing their own plants to use to make their garden look pretty!”

Our green-fingered residents at The Wimborne Care Home have recently enjoyed doing gardening out in the sunshine as part of our Naturewatch activities.

Throughout May, brighterkind homes across the UK have been getting close to nature and the great outdoors with their own ‘Naturewatch’ themed events.

From animal visits, to getting stuck in with the garden, to welcoming insects to their home-made bug hotels, residents have enjoyed learning about the creatures and nature surrounding us.

We had a wonderful, relaxed afternoon outside in the fresh air potting plants, making hanging baskets and planting seeds to make our garden area even more beautiful. Everyone also enjoyed a beautiful Woodland cake prepared by our chef!

Home Manager Clare Robbins said, “It was so lovely to get everyone involved in potting up hanging baskets and tubs in the garden. It was such a relaxed, happy atmosphere and the residents enjoyed choosing their own plants to use to make their garden look pretty!”

At The Wimborne 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 care 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.

The Wimborne Care Home is located in Wimborne, Dorset, and provides nursing carepalliative careresidential care and respite care.

 

 

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