Care Homes: The benefits of table tennis
Over the last 10 years there has been extensive research into the benefits of playing table tennis in your later years.
Combined these benefits promote a healthy body and mind.
The video below explains the benefits of the table tennis on brain functions and the how this is helping Alzheimer sufferers.
According to the Alzheimers Society Alzheimers is the most common cause of dementia, which over 520,000 people suffer with in the UK.
Also clear from the research is that the social aspect of the game helps lift ones mood and reduces negative emotions. People of all ages and abilities enjoy table tennis (most tables are wheelchair friendly).
Activities, recreation or Wellbeing staff.
Most care homes will have a dedicated activities / recreation team whose job is to offer their residents opportunities to socialise and keep active. This is achieved in a variety of ways but table tennis has been proven to offer both.
Good quality tables’ start from just a few hundred pounds (one-off cost with no ongoing expenses). They are very easy to fold up and manoeuvre for storage.
Established in 1998 we’re the UK’s leading independent table tennis specialist. Our extensive experience and product knowledge ensures we are able to provide the best equipment for your requirements and budget.
You’re never Too Old.If you are looking to encourage your resistant’s to get involved show them the video below. It is a trailer to a heart-warming film following 8 players on the road to be Ping Pong champion of the world. All of whom are over 80.
Below are some tables that feel would best suit a care home environment.
If indoor space is limited you may wish to consider an outdoor model. The Sport 250s can be folded and has wheels, whilst the 510 Pro Static is a permanent fixture.
If you have questions about these or any other tables please feel free to call us on 01371 875000 or email us at [email protected] and we will be more than happy to help.
Cornilleau Sport 250 Indoor Table Tennis Table£339.00Inc. VAT and delivery
Butterfly Active 19 Deluxe Indoor Rollaway Table Tennis Table£369.99Inc. VAT and delivery
Cornilleau Sport 250S Crossover Outdoor Table Tennis Table£399.00Inc. VAT and delivery
Cornilleau 510 Proline Outdoor Static Table Tennis Table£699.00Inc. VAT and delivery