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Activities in Care Homes

5 Benefits of Sensory Activities for People with Dementia

Dementia is a progressive and often debilitating condition that can have a profound impact on a person’s quality of life. It can cause confusion, memory loss, and difficulty with everyday tasks. One way to improve the well-being of people living with dementia is to engage them in sensory activities. Sensory activities are designed to stimulate

The Top 4 Ways Our Residents Socialise in Our Care Homes

In our care homes, we believe that social interaction is essential for the well-being of our residents. We encourage and facilitate a variety of activities to ensure that our residents have ample opportunities to socialise and engage with others. Here are the top 4 ways our residents socialise in our care homes: Take a look

The Top 3 Physical Activities in Our Care Homes

Physical activity is an important part of maintaining health and well-being, especially for our lovely residents living in our care homes. At Athena Healthcare Group, we’ve found that providing a variety of physical activities can be both fun and beneficial for our residents. Here are some of the most popular physical activities that our residents

3 Reasons Why We Bring Ponies to Visit Our Residents

Are you considering bringing in ponies to visit your residents in your care home? Here are three reasons why we do it and why we think you should too! Brings joy and happiness  Our residents love the visits from ponies. It’s a unique and exciting experience for them, and it brings them so much joy

4 Reasons Why We Bring Dogs In For Our Residents

Dog therapy has been shown to have many benefits, including reducing stress and anxiety, improving mood, and increasing socialisation! These are a few of the many reasons we bring these fluff balls to see our lovely residents! Check out 4 cute facts about dogs Decreased Stress and Anxiety Petting and interacting with dogs has been

3 Reasons Why We Bring Alpacas Into Our Care Homes

Alpaca pet therapy has become increasingly popular in recent years, with more and more care homes incorporating alpacas into their therapy programmes. These gentle, docile creatures have proven to be incredibly effective in improving the emotional and physical wellbeing of our residents.  Check out 5 cool facts about alpacas One of the main reasons why

5 Amazing Facts About Ponies

We love when animals visit our care homes, especially ponies! These adorable animals are known for their cute and small stature, but did you know that they are also fascinating creatures? Here are five amazing facts about ponies that you may not have known: Take a look at our activities blog They are all different 

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4 Cute Facts About Dogs

You can’t deny that dogs aren’t simply adorable. They have been our constant companions for centuries and have earned the title “man’s best friend” for a reason. Here are 4 cute facts about dogs that will make you fall in love with them even more… Take a look at a dog vist in one of

5 Cool Facts About Alpacas 

Whenever we have alpaca visits in our care homes, our residents’ hearts fill up with joy! Alpacas are cute and fluffy creatures that belong to the camelid family. In addition, alpacas are native to South America, particularly Peru, Bolivia, and Chile. Here are five cool facts about alpacas that you probably didn’t know… Click here

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