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Fabric Painting at Macadamia Care in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Fabric Painting at Macadamia Care in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

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We all know the feeling that comes from a job well done.

Being creative is a way to enhance our emotional, physical, and cognitive well-being. The physical benefits of arts and crafts for the elderly are endless!

Social isolation is an ongoing problem in the senior population. One way to help overcome boredom and the feeling of isolation is to take up a stimulating hobby. There are no rules or restrictions when it comes to creating unique arts and craft projects for the elderly.

One such project is fabric painting. Humans have been painting on fabric for thousands of years, basically since people started twisting and weaving fibers together to make the first fabrics. Fabric paints are a fun way to add new life to old clothes, furniture, and more.

That feeling of a job well done is real for our residents here in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

 

The Nursing Manager for MacCare in Nelspruit is Sister Audrey Browning.

To read more about us in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, click here.

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