Dough disco at Cloverleaf

12 July 2023

Dough disco at Cloverleaf

At Cloverleaf Care Home we recognise the importance of keeping our bodies active, not just to maintain strength and flexibility, but to help improve mood and self-esteem.

Each week at Cloverleaf we try out fun and exciting ways to keep fit, this week we gave Dough Disco a go.

Dough Disco involves moulding play dough in time to music and performing different actions such as rolling it into a ball, flattening it, putting each individual finger into the dough, rolling it into a sausage and squeezing it, so it’s a great way to help strengthen fine motor muscles.

Residents had fun taking part in this activity to 60’s music and some residents even got up to have a dance.

Hayley, the Activity lead commented ‘We loved this! Finger exercises, dancing, music therapy, a bit of a sing a long, so many ways to encourage everyone to get involved and have some fun.’

Cloverleaf provide 24 hour residential, dementia, nursing and respite care. To find our more contact our friendly and helpful team on 01522 440510.

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