Please support a wonderful Care Home,
close to our hearts with an invaluable piece of equipment. Dementia affects many families, and this Magic Table will give the Demantia residents of Queens Court Care Home in Bottisham the stimulation
to join in with a number social activities they unable to participate in. Thank you.
"We as a team, are currently improving the facilities within the Dementia Unit. This unit is called Osbourn and includes 16 residents both male and female with
moderate to severe dementia.
We are trying to raise money towards buying a Tovertafel (also known as the Magic Table) which would really benefit our residents wellbeing, quality of life and it would enable the dementia residents
to be more active both in body and in mind. This table costs about £5,500 which is what we are hoping to be able to raise.
The sensory table motivates the residents to playfully participate in order to stimulate physical and social activity. Numerous games, consisting of interactive
light animations that react to hand and arm movements, are projected on a table. There are studies to show that playing with interavtive games such as the Tovertafel can slow down the deterioration
of, or can improve memory, hand-eye coordination, reaction times and self-esteem. This table will help to promote physical movement and interactive conversations. If the individuals are not engaged
in some way, they can experience anxiety, aggression, agitation or apathy. residents who are therefore vulnerable to the effects of isolation and inactivity and are at high risk for further cognitive
and functional decline.
While we are actively doing small fundraising events, however we still need your help to make our efforts go even further.
You can help us begin to raise enough money to be able to afford this sensory table. Your support is crucial to our efforts to get this table in the Dementia Unit.
If you’re able, we’d love it if you could make a donation of any amount of money to help us achieve our mission. Another option we would be to donate items directly to the home which we are able to
Thank you in advance for your contribution. Your efforts and donations are very much appreicated.
If you would prefer to not give an online donation you can give us a call at 01223 811905".
Gayle Potts, Senior Care Assistant at
Queens Court Care Home in Bottisham