Busy clients create crochet comfort for elderly as AMH Derriaghy enjoys its summer

Clients at Action Mental Health’s New Horizons Derriaghy have been enjoying an active and productive summer.

Members of the crochet group used their crafty skills to create a number of beautiful sensory blankets which were a big hit with the residents of the Louisville Nursing Home on Belfast’s Glen Road.

The sensory blankets were created to provide a visual and tactile stimulation for those residents who have dementia and have provided great interest and comfort among the men and women at the home.

Meanwhile, clients have been enjoying a number of outings in recent weeks, including the Coca Cola factory in Lisburn, where they got to the see all the processes behind the production of arguably the most famous beverage in the world. AMH is fortunate to have the support of Coca Cola HBC as a corporate partner.

They also got to see behind the scenes of the Tayto factory in Tandragee, and got to sample the product – this time, one of Northern Ireland’s most famous exports!

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