Dancing for Parkinsons at Galsworthy

Residents at Galsworthy House Nursing Home in Kingston upon Thames were treated to a dance session by Dance Health Alliance™ this week.

Dance Health Alliance™ is a Not For Profit organisation, facilitating innovative dance programmes designed to improve quality of life, help restore body/mind balance and combat ill health. Focusing on people living with Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid & Osteo Arthritis, Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia and Alzheimer’s to regain freedom through movement.

The residents were invited to two separate sessions one in the Richmond room and the other in the Forsyte room to cater for varying levels of Parkinsons and dementia at Galsworthy House.

These sessions are great for the residents, not only does it improve social interaction but it provides a source of exercise with low level resistance that everyone can join in with.

The residents danced along to African drums, Coppelia and more traditional music such as ‘You are my sunshine’ and ‘When you’re smiling’, so there was also a little singing along too.

We look forward to building our sessions up with the residents and inviting the Dance Health Alliance™ back soon.

At Galsworthy House care home in Kingston upon Thames we provide the highest standards of residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 72 elderly residents. You can find us in our prime position on Kingston Hill, where our home enjoys wonderful views over Richmond Park, the largest Royal Park in London.

If you would like to find out more about life at Galsworthy House, our events and activities, or would like to arrange a visit to our home, please contact us on 0808 223 5506 or email manager.galsworthy@caringhomes.org.

Galsworthy House

Home Manager

Graeme Redshaw

Address

177 Kingston Hill,
Kingston Upon Thames,
Surrey,
KT2 7LX

Contact
0808 223 5506
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