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Contrary to a recent statement by the editor of the UK’s top care home industry title that, ‘ … those in residential care or care homes aren’t up to playing ping pong in my book.’ St Anne’s Care Home (part of Forest Care Ltd) in Finsbury Park North London, proves the contrary and opens its doors this Easter to invite family and friends to come and join their residents, all living with advance stages of dementia to a T3 3-a-side ping pong session!

Mayor of Islington Cat Fletcher was one of the first to accept the invitation to this Good Friday session. ‘I’ve seen the table in action amongst able bodied players and how much fun they have had, so it was great to hear that those living with dementia needing 24 hour residential care could experience some of the fun too!’

It is the initiative of Senior Heath & Wellbeing Manager, Jay Patel, who is an avid supporter of the drug free benefits...

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