One of our residents at Love Walk, Kim Fung, recently celebrated his birthday and many of the residents got together to make a birthday card for him.
As Kim is from Hong Kong, residents looked at pictures on the internet and thought about how Hong Kong heritage is important to him. In the end, they settled on trying to write a birthday message in Chinese characters. “Happy Birthday” and “Health, Happiness and Prosperity” were the chosen messages – a traditional Chinese birthday greeting, all on a red background – Kim’s favourite colour.
“It was a lovely surprise for Kim. We try to make residents a handmade birthday card each year, and use this as a way of thinking about others, and thinking up ideas”, Penny Brice, Activities Co-ordinator, told us.
Residents at Lovewalk resumed an old activity, back by popular demand, sailing at Greenland Dock. The sailing club “Tideway Sailability” specialises in providing sailing opportunities for all, no matter what your ability or disability. This time we took 4 new sailors who had never been sailing before and they tried…
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Love Walk visit Mudchute Farm
In the last month, activity carers at Love Walk have run two trips to Mudchute Farm as the trip was so popular. The 32-acre farm was established in the 1970s on derelict land on the Isle of Dogs. Today it is a hugely popular community site, with many animals including rare-breed…