Facing fears for Hilltop's sensory garden!

Hilltop Manor Care Home in Tunstall held a sponsored 'Face Your Fears' event and raised over £300 towards building a new sensory garden for residents to enjoy.

Senior Care Assistant Joyce Hodgkinson took part by getting up close with a large snake - even going as far as to having the creature wrapped around her neck!

Meanwhile CHAP Annette Ramsden faced her fears by allowing a hairy tarantula to crawl across her hands and arms!

Home Manager Rebecca Mackenzie said:

"We're so proud of Joyce and Annette and the sum they have raised through their bravery is sensational - it will really help in our efforts to provide our residents with a wonderful sensory garden this summer."

Date published: 9 May 2019

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