Consumers at the East Grampians Health Service Patricia Hinchey Centre are enjoying a number of activities and games donated by the EGHS Ark Toy and Activity Library.
The Patricia Hinchey Centre is a day program centre which aims to reduce the social isolation that can lead to poor health for older residents.
Consumers are collected and returned to their home by one of the centre's three buses and throughout the day enjoy a variety of activities such as music, movies, exercise, art and other activities to stimulate the brain, as well as lunch and morning and afternoon tea.
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The products donated by the Toy Library will enable members of the Memory Support Group and PHC consumers to have stimulation activities to participate in.
One of the most popular items is a sensory pet, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel the consumers voted to name 'Scooby'.
PHC has a certificate of adoption and all are enjoying their pet who demonstrates 'real life' mannerisms.
Other products consumers are enjoying include a large number of jigsaw puzzles, snakes and ladders game, bean bag toss game, mazes, and a plumber's mate activity box.
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