Every day feels like Christmas for residents at Homeleigh in Middleton
Date published: 15 December 2017
Richard Hiley enjoying the Christmas activities
Homeleigh in Middleton has been taking part in a ‘24-days to Christmas’ project where the people they support do a different festive activity each day.
A resident made a giant Christmas snowman out of plastic cups, and a life-size fireplace out of cardboard boxes.
Manager Lillian Kidd of Homeleigh in Middleton said: “They also really love watching Christmas movies, especially Jack Frost with Michael Keaton which is a big favourite.
“They watched the film in the afternoon while eating popcorn and then again in the evening with fish and chips.
“It is fun for the staff as well and brings everyone together.”
Ann Peebles from the Regard Group, which runs Homeleight, said: “It means every day there is something new to look forward to.” said.
“This could be anything from making Christmas cards to mince pies, from creating a special festive notice board to making a Christmas wreath.
“The people we support absolutely love it and have really engaged in all the activities. It is making every day feel a bit like Christmas Day.”
The ‘24 days of Christmas’ idea is the brainchild of Katie Owen.