A breath of fresh air

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

By SALLY KNOCKER, NAPA director of communications, info@napa-activities.co.uk www.napa-activities.co.uk

I recently visited a care home on a sunny afternoon where, outside, some tall trees were being pruned as well as the lawn being mown for the first time of the year. There were several young men climbing up the trees with ropes, which was an absorbing sight. (I will refrain from any comments which could be labelled as sexist!).

When I entered the home, the usual circle of chairs in the overly heated lounge awaited with dozing older people hardly even lifting their eyes as we came in the room. No one had even considered the possibility that there was a great

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