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Activities donation for the residents of Fernbrook Lodge 

By Emma Sleeth (Asda Gillingham)
October 12, 2020

I miss being allowed to facilitate activities with the residents of Fernbrook Lodge care home, who I've helped out every Friday ever since I started my community role eight years ago. We do lots of different activities such as bingo, arts and crafts, gardening or sometimes just a sit and chat and read out loud. 

The care home quite rightly is still only allowing immediate families for socially-distanced visits, but I've spoken with their activities team and have been able to donate colouring books and pencils, puzzle books and a selection of magazines help keep them occupied, as it can get quite lonely at times. 

I look forward to the time when I'll be able to return to continue my outreach work at Fernbrook Lodge!

– Emma, Asda community champion