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Lucienne 30th Dec 2017
Hi I work in the UK and would love to start a pen group up with another Nursing Home in a different country if anyone is interested? It would be wonderful to exchange letters or emails and photos.
Anna 2nd Jan 2018 Activity Coordinator
I am from Ireland. Not far but will be great to do some work together :)
Estia 2nd Jan 2018 diversional therapist
Hi Lucienna, my name is Brenda, I'm from Victoria, Australia and would love start an exchange with you. email is: [email protected] I will be on leave for 2 weeks starting 19-1-18, a lady called Sue will be covering for me. Hope to hear from you soon. Cheers Brenda
Christine 2nd Jan 2018 Activity Director
I'm located in Illinois, USA. Below is my email for more information, please contact me for the snail mail address. Sounds fun!!

[email protected]

Thanks! :)
Lucienne 3rd Jan 2018 Activity Coordinator
My email address is [email protected]
Mandy 3rd Jan 2018 Leisure And Lifestyle Team Leader
I'm in NSW Australia and would love to do this, [email protected]
What an awesome idea.
Michelle 6th Jan 2018 Recreation Officier
Im from New Zealand and like to be in touch with you my email is [email protected]
Lisa 10th Jan 2018 Life Enrichment Manager
I'm from Canada working at two retirement residence. We would love to participate in the pen pal program with you or anyone.
[email protected]
Jane 12th Jan 2018 Activity Cord.
Hello I'm from central Iowa United States. I would love to share ideas with you. [email protected]
Mandy 13th Jan 2018 Leisure And Lifestyle Team Leader
What a response, Lucien are you going to go ahead with this?
Jill 24th Jan 2018 Activities Coordinator
wow I was thinking of this the other day , can I contact some of you please
jill xx
Maree 25th Jan 2018 Activities Officer
I would also love to be apart of this. What a great idea!
I work in two facilities in NSW Australia. You can email me [email protected] Alternatively, send a letter straight away with you're reply address:
Maree Nugent
51-55 Balfour St
Culcairn NSW 2660
Australia

or

Maree Nugent
P.O Box 44
Holbrook NSW 2644
Australia

Looking forward to hearing what everyone is up to :)
Nori 25th Jan 2018 Activity Director
Oh my goodness! I will happily participate in this!
Nori Hadley
Arlin Falck Assisted Living
911 Ridgewood Dr.
Decorah, Iowa 52101
USA
Laura 26th Jan 2018 Executive Director
What an amazing idea...back to pen and paper. .. interested for sure... my email address is [email protected] .thank you in advance
Melinda 27th Jan 2018 Activity Director
I'm in Johnstown Pennsylvania USA this is a fantastic idea. My e-mail is [email protected] , please contact me. I'm not sure if you would like to get residents involved, but I believe i may have a few that would be interested in a pen pal. I'd love to share ideas with you as well.
Lisa 27th Jan 2018 Carer
I'm in the uk & would luv to do this with our home too
Laura 28th Jan 2018 Executive Director
Hi lisa what is your email address is like to contact you regarding the pen pals for our residents... we are in Australia
Thanks
Mandy 30th Jan 2018 Leisure And Lifestyle Team Leader
ANyone interested, please feel free to contact me at, [email protected]

Will reply to anyone.
Nicola 16th Apr 2018 Lifestyle Coordinator
I would love to do this..my name is Nickie and I am a lifestyle Coordinator at Snowdrop House..our residents would love to link up and write to residents from the USA or Canada etc.. what a fab idea. If anybody would like to contact me please do my email is [email protected]
Sharron 22nd Apr 2018 Lifestyle Coordinator
Hi I'm from Adelaide South Australia and I'm the Lifestyle Coordinator and would like to link up with this idea.
Please send to [email protected]
Also any one in Australia I'm happy to link yup with as well.

Thanks Sharron
Gavin 27th Apr 2018 Activities Coordinator
Hi I'm in Cornwall, UK and I'm an Activities Coordinator for a nursing home only started few months ago, quite a change from adults with disabilities so finding it difficult at times. This is a brilliant idea, would love to try and link up with this idea.
Jodi 29th Apr 2018 Activity Offocer
Hi Jodi New Zealand, would love to try this with some of my folk please contact me if interested [email protected]

Tess 30th Apr 2018 Activity coordinator
Hello my names Lauren i work at a care home in East Sussex UK, i would love to take part this would be a new activity but i feel a few residents would really enjoy this. Many thanks Lauren
Gavin 1st May 2018 Activities Coordinator
Hi guys, you can contact me through [email protected] if interested, cheers love to hear from some of you guys
Sharron 1st May 2018 Lifestyle Coordinator
Please contact me
[email protected]
I know some of my residents would enjoy getting some correspondence & photos.
Thanks
Lyn 1st May 2018 Activity Coordinator
Hi I'm Lyn and I know my residents would love to join in with this. We have in the past had skyping sessions with different care homes. We are based in Suffolk. my email address is [email protected]
Ruth 16th May 2018 Diversional Therapist
Hi my name is Ruth Parry and am from Adelaide South Australia and would love to share ideas my email is [email protected].gov.au.
Ellen 17th May 2018 Activity Organiser
Hi, We are in Dorchester, Dorset and would also love to participate in keeping in touch with you all, getting to know everyone!

Somerleigh Court Nursing Home
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1AQ
[email protected]

:))
Sherri 18th May 2018 Executive Director
I run a facility for people with dementia. Pen pals is something I think my residents would love!

Please contact me so we can get started!
[email protected]
Lisa 24th May 2018 Diversional Therapist
I would like to participate with my residents. We are hospital level of care in Christchurch ,New Zealand. Of particular interest would be penpals from Ireland and the UK due to a lot of our residents ancestors coming from there.
My email is [email protected]
Danelle 26th Jun 2018 Dementia Unit Coordinator
Good afternoon! I am just now seeing this post. I would love to take part in this.
I am the memory care coordinator at an Altercare in Ohio, USA. If anyone would like to partake in this with my residents, I would greatly appreciate it. Just let me know.

Danee Knitter
[email protected]
Karen 28th Jun 2018 Activity Co-ordinator
My address is [email protected]
Ruth 28th Jun 2018 Diversional Therapist
I would love to do this I work for Eudunda Hospital in South Australia, my email address is [email protected]
Gina 28th Jun 2018 Leisure And Health
Hello This initiative is fantastic and would benefit the residents in the facility where I work. What better than receiving mail from oversees and a great talking point with other residents.
We are situated in North West coast of Tasmania Australia so If anyone would like to contact me.
My email
[email protected]
Nicki 2nd Aug 2018 Life Enrichment Director
Love be this idea!! We are in Suwanee Georgia,
Amber 3rd Aug 2018 Activity Director
Oh how much fun!!! Marble Falls, TX!
count me in!

[email protected]

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