Heatherton House Hosts Armchair Workout Extravaganza
At Heatherton House, the spirit of community and well-being took centre stage as residents, along with Sarah from 'Let's Get Active,' participated in an invigorating armchair workout session on Rural Health Day. This special occasion aimed not only to benefit the residents but also extended a warm invitation to the local community living in the rural areas of Derby.
Heatherton House opened its doors to neighbours seeking a sense of connection, gentle exercise, and companionship. In alignment with the ethos of Rural Health Day, transport was generously offered to those who might have otherwise felt lonely or isolated, providing an opportunity to join the community at Heatherton House for an afternoon filled with light refreshments, exercise, and a boost to overall well-being.
Sarah, the principal instructor from 'Let's Get Active,' brought her expertise in falls prevention exercises to the session, tailored for the residents of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The armchair workout wasn't just a physical exercise; it was a holistic experience that encompassed strength and conditioning segments, as well as a small cardiovascular section, ensuring a comprehensive approach to health and fitness.
The atmosphere during the session was characterised by fun, engagement, and mutual rewards for residents, the local community, and the care home team. The participants not only enjoyed the physical benefits of the exercises but also relished the sense of camaraderie and connection that permeated the room.
The event at Heatherton House was a shining example of how care homes can actively contribute to the well-being of the broader community. By hosting inclusive and beneficial activities, the home becomes a hub for health promotion and social engagement.
As Rural Health Day unfolded at Heatherton House, it underscored the care home's commitment to fostering not just the health of its residents but also building bridges with the local community. The armchair workout extravaganza demonstrated that well-being knows no boundaries and that, together, residents and neighbours can create a supportive and uplifting environment for everyone involved.
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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