Easter chick cuddles for residents at Elm Bank Care Home

Staff and residents at Barchester’s Elm Bank care home in Kettering have been enjoying beautiful fluffy chick cuddles.
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A lovely delivery of incubated living eggs have finally hatched at Elm Bank Care Home and it has been cuddles galore for staff and residents.

The delightful little chicks have provided so much joy for all throughout the home.

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Christine, a resident at Elm Bank said:” I used to keep chickens when I was younger and this is simply amazing that we have them here, and we can all hold them”.

A chick climbs up one of the residents.A chick climbs up one of the residents.
A chick climbs up one of the residents.

General Manager, Marvellous Bindura said: “The chicks have created so much joy for our residents, staff and visitors, it has been wonderful to watch them in the incubator, then finally hatching. We now have nine fluffy chicks that have had so many cuddles, it is just so nice to see.”

Our varied life enrichment programme keeps residents active, and provides a daily choice of engaging physical, mental and spiritual activities tailored to residents’ interests and abilities.

Elm Bank care home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering personalised care across its care homes and hospitals. Elm Bank provides residential and dementia care for residents from respite care to long term stays.

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