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The Lodge thanks Sew 4 Others for kind donation

Living with a progressive disease such as Alzheimer’s, struggling to communicate how you feel can sometimes leave people feeling anxious, stressed or frustrated.

To try an alleviate some of this anxiety, Sew 4 Others, an organisation close to The Lodge Care Home in Killamarsh donated a number of shawls, twiddle lap blankets and twiddle mitts to the residents.

‘Twiddle mitts’ or ‘memory mitts’ as they’re often called are simply knitted cuffs, with a range of items, including ribbons, buttons or beads on, that the residents can twiddle to relive anxiety.

Janet McVeigh, Home Manger, said: “I want to thank Sew 4 Others for their kind donation. Our residents are really enjoying these and we can’t thank the group enough for their generosity.”

Are you looking for a care home in Killamarsh? The Lodge Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and specialist care.

Date published: 15 September 2017

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