CARE HOME staff made a sensory garden for one of the residents after finding out it was a long-standing dream of his recently.

David has been a resident at Austen House Care Home, Kilnsea Drive, Lower Earley, for four years and is liked by residents and staff alike.

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Staff first found out about David's dream to have a sensory garden last summer, and have since been working hard to bring it to reality.

On August 12, the garden was revealed to David. He said: "wow! it's beautiful!"

Natsayi Dunira, General Manager at the home, said: “We want everyone we care for to know how important they are to us here at Austen House. It was so nice to see how happy David was – and the staff loved being a part of this as well.”

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Austen House Care Home, run by Barchester Healthcare, provides nursing care and dementia care for residents, from respite care to long term stays.

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