On October 4th, the world celebrated World Animal Day, a day dedicated to advocating for animal rights and welfare. At Heatherton House, this meaningful day was not only about raising awareness but also about spreading joy and laughter among their residents. At Heatherton House, they saw it as an opportunity to combine their commitment to animal welfare. With the support of the local community, they orchestrated a delightful event that brought smiles and laughter to everyone involved.
The heart of the celebration was a fun-filled competition for the funniest dog picture, hosted on the Heatherton House Facebook page. The response was overwhelming, with numerous entries flooding in from the community. These adorable and hilarious dog pictures served as the source of endless amusement and laughter.
Residents and children from the wonderful Wishes charity came together to create a "laff-o-meter." This ingenious contraption was used to judge the dog pictures based on the sheer level of laughter they induced. The afternoon was a resounding success residents were truly delighted by the humour in the dog pictures but also touched by the connection with the children from the wonderful Wishes community.
At Heatherton House, every day is an opportunity to create moments of joy and connection. This celebration of World Animal Day serves as a reminder of their dedication to enriching the lives of their residents and spreading happiness through meaningful, community-oriented events. The laughter and love shared on this day will continue to brighten the days and hearts of everyone at Heatherton House.
Danforth Care Homes are currently welcoming residents, If you or a loved one wish to find out more information or come along, explore the facilities, and meet the staff, you can do so by contacting the enquiry team.
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