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Newborn chicks hatch at Rosebank Care Home, Bampton - April 2019
“The chicks give the residents a real purpose. They have watched over and cared for them ever since they were eggs and so to have the opportunity to see them grow has been a great privilege and a real honour.”
Chick It Out! Chicks Arrive In Russell House - April 2019
Sam Shears, Russell House's Activity Coordinator, said: "The arrival of the chicks in Russell House have demonstrated a real sense of community in Russell House. The residents help to look after them and they feel a sense of responsibility in doing so".
Residents at a care home in Banbury enjoyed a cracking Easter with a visit from youngsters and the exciting arrival of five ducklings. - April 2019
“You could see from the residents’ and children’s reactions just how engaged they were when given the opportunity to look after the eggs and get close to such lovely ducklings once they hatched."
Care home chicks spread some Easter joy at Bradford care home - March 2019
Home Manager at Crossley House said: “This has been a fantastic experience. The residents have loved interacting with the little chicks; this is definitely something we will look to do again next year.”
Hazelbrook Christian Nursing Home residents raise ducklings - March 2019
Manager Alison Harvey said: "It was surprising how many of the residents had chickens and ducks in their back gardens." Mrs Harvey says it also encourages people to bring their grandchildren in on visits.
Ramsgate Arts Primary pupils ‘transfixed’ by hatching chicks - May 2018
Teacher Sophie Spurrier is Early Years Lead at RAPS. She said: “The children were so excited to be able to watch the magical transformation from an egg in an incubator hatching into a fluffy chick. It is a perfect hands-on experience and is a brilliant way to learn. It is something they will never forget.”
Cracking news for care home as ducklings hatch in time for Easter - April 2018
Company Incredible Eggs who provide the equipment and support to enable home hatching, gave the care home the opportunity to incubate the ducklings and see them hatch. The ducklings are now off to their new home on a local farm.
Easter miracle as ducklings hatch at care home - April 2018
Ann Wallace said: “It was amazing to see them. I can’t wait until we hold them.”
Pat Whyatt commented: “Isn’t nature beautiful.”
Else Scattergood said: “In all my years, I have not seen anything like it. How lovely.”
Nancy Forsyth added: “I saw the first one hatching this morning. I’ve decided his name is Daffy.”
Gill Cottrell, senior care assistant at The Oaks Care Home, on Durban Street, said: “It’s been lovely seeing the reactions of all the residents. Everyone has loved the experience."
Residents at Fareham care home look after recently hatched ducklings - April 2018
"The ducklings have made people light up with joy and it's such a great sight to see. We all waited in anticipation for the first duck to appear and it was a wonderful sight to behold"
Delightful ducklings hatch at The Fernes - March 2018
Something wonderful has come to the residents at Barchester’s The Fernes Care Home. The residents have got to experience the joys of bringing new life to the world in the form of tiny little yellow ducklings thanks to Incredible Eggs!