As we were unable to go out for Ladies Day celebrations this year, Birkdale Tower Lodge decided to bring the races to the home with residents enjoying their very own virtual Ladies Day on Friday 9th April. Our preparations began the night before as everyone picked out their outfits and reminisced about fashion trends through
One of our amazing ladies, Felicity, has recently been in the limelight for her entrepreneurial work as a milliner. 👒 It all started in Churchtown, Merseyside, in the year 1988, where she set off on her endeavours to launch her very own innovative business, Felicity Hat Hire, and it wasn’t too long before it became clear
Reminiscence therapy can take many forms, but the objective remains the same – to help participants recollect events, people and places from their past through stimulating and triggering the senses; sight, touch, taste, smell & sound.
Distinguished local artist James Walsh has always been highly engaged with the art scene. Having worked closely with other artists, he has exhibited across the globe. Now residing at Parklands Lodge, Jim is continues his art and is helping his fellow Athena residents to get creative through the healthcare provider’s latest initiative, the Art Hub.
Music is a powerful tool and alternative therapy that has the ability to evoke memories, create emotional connections and access numerous parts of the brain at once. The Athena Healthcare Group supports and utilises music therapy in each of our homes to help benefit each resident, especially those living with dementia.