Care home residents in Melbourn are taking part in physical activities to improve their fitness and wellbeing.

Physical activities on offer at Melbourn Springs Care Home include carpet bowls, bean bag throwing and balloon tennis.

Activity coordinator Justine holds 30-minute exercise classes at least four times a week in one of the lounges, along with a trained fitness instructor for the over-65s.

Royston Crow: Carly's yoga class at Melbourn Springs Care HomeCarly's yoga class at Melbourn Springs Care Home (Image: Melbourn Springs)

Residents have been working on strength, mobility, flexibility and motor skills.

Carly, who is also a qualified instructor, holds a yoga class on alternate Thursday mornings, encouraging residents to improve their lung capacity.


General manager Maria Anghelide said: "It is so good to see our residents getting involved and enjoying all the fitness opportunities here at Melbourn Springs!"