Today, Tuesday 19th November, is International Men’s Day. This is a day that marks the positive contribution that men bring to society. Here at Balhousie Care Group, 89% of the workforce is female. Today, we are celebrating that 11% - the fantastic men who are busting the myths around who can work and thrive in a care environment.
When Well Being Co-ordinator Lynne McDowall came across Postcards for Kindness on Facebook, she knew it was a great opportunity for residents to get involved in.
Residents at Balhousie Moyness Nursing Home took a day trip to Dundee's V&A Museum where they were given a guided tour through the Scottish Galleries.
In a traditional Friday afternoon way, Moyness Nursing Home will be organising a "pie and a pint" event. Every week our male residents will be invited for a pale ale or craft beer and a game of dominoes or cards.
Three local 9-year-old girls walked across the Tay Bridge and back to raise money for Balhousie Moyness care home's comfort fund.
Balhousie Moyness manager Elaine Onyiuke was summoned to the residents main lounge under false pretences... a surprise birthday celebration!
Our Balhousie Moyness care home celebrated National Relaxation Day last week by experimenting with some Namaste techniques.
The sun shined brightly for Balhousie Moyness summer fayre. Everyone enjoyed the afternoon where food, drinks, stalls and live music was available.
Residents at Moyness thoroughly enjoy having live music played and being able to sing along to old favourites.
As an exciting inter-generational project gets underway at our care home in Moyness, children from Balgillo Nursery are visiting us each week to carry out activities with residents.