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14 May 2020

Blast to the past with an 80s workout at Glenhaven

Arcare Glenhaven was transformed into an 80s house party with clients and team members wearing their brightest leg warmers, headbands, scrunchies, tights and t-shirts.

We weren’t filming a music video like Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Physical’, instead we were all dressed up for this week’s Wacky Wednesday theme – ‘80s Workout’.

We had encouraged everyone to wear bright neon colours, just like they did in the 80s and it was great to see many participating in our themed days.

The clients were laughing all day long as every time they saw a team member dressed up, they could not help but giggle again.

During their exercise classes, the Lifestyle team specially played 80s party music to pump everyone up.

The clients loved the upbeat music and many commented that it actually helped them to work out harder and stay more motivated!

One of the clients Barbara, who used to be a hairdresser, helped team members to tease their hair so it was nice and big, just like the 80s she said.

She said she can remember doing all the big hairdos throughout the 80s and the Wacky Wednesday dress up definitely brought back a lot of fun memories for her.

A few clients were joking with team members that they should have worn their sunglasses because everywhere they look, it was a sea of neon!

It was another fun-filled Wacky Wednesday at Glenhaven and next week’s theme will be the colour red.

We expect to see everyone incorporating red into their outfit, whether it’s a piece of clothing or an accessory.

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