If laughing yoga isn’t your thing……something else will be!
Dovehaven have signed up with ‘Oomph! on Demand’ to access the new online world of activity resources for a further 2 years. This platforms provides engaging exercise and activity content for care homes, 365 days a year, across a diverse range of topics and meeting a range of interests and abilities.
Oomph! On Demand is streamed into all care homes to enhance the minds, bodies and souls of care home residents!
The Dovehaven homes have access to the whole platform, which includes:
- Sports sessions such as slipper soccer and seated volleyball, designed with national sports bodies including Volleyball England, Boccia England and the English Cricket Board
- Exercise activities adapted for different health conditions with experts from Arthritis Action and the University of Exeter
- Language lessons with Lingo Flamingo, an expert organisation who make language learning accessible for all and improve the lives of those living with dementia.
- Singalongs, music therapy sessions, drama workshops, virtual tours of stunning landscapes, cookery inspiration and how-to craft activities, to name but a few!
Care home staff and residents are able to select activities according to their personal interests.
‘Oomph! On Demand’ gives our homes and residents easy access to an ever widening choice of activities and hobbies, we love it’. said Jo Hadfield, Head of Quality at Dovehaven.