Football club staff drill care home residents
RESIDENTS at Ingersley Court care home were put through their paces by trainers from Macclesfield Town Football Club.
Representatives from the club visited the care home to get residents in the competitive spirit with games based on hand-eye co-ordination.
It was one of the activities at the care home which aims to boost things like memory and hand-eye co-ordination to slow down the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Cheryl Brooks, activity co-ordinator, said: “The residents absolutely loved it. We played a target game with bean bags, and it got quite competitive between the residents. A few people were also glad of the excuse to talk about Macclesfield Town’s performance this season.”
Macclesfield Town agreed to provide free tickets for residents to attend home games.
Sue Duckers, home services manager, said: “The club being involved with competitive game activities is a fantastic
● Training staff from Macclesfield Town Football Club met residents at ngersley Court care home in Bollington