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Mariposa Care partners with award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to boost resident wellbeing

14/12/2021

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we are partnering with the award-winning social enterprise Oomph! to engage residents and staff in a holistic world of wellbeing.

 

Oomph! is the UK’s leading wellbeing business for older adults; dedicated to enhancing their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. Through innovative exercise and activity solutions, Oomph! drive to positively change the impact of ageing with a clear proposition of a ‘Full Life for Life’. 

Ben Allen, Oomph!’s CEO, said:

“We are excited to be partnering with Mariposa Care Group to drive person centered wellbeing in the homes, to ensure that staff and residents have access to inspirational wellbeing activities 24/7, 365 days a year.”

All of our care homes have access to expert-led training, as well as ‘Oomph! On Demand’  which is Oomph!’s new digital platform that provides engaging exercise and activity content 365-days a year across a diverse range of topics, interests and abilities. 

Our homes will also benefit from Oomph!’s Exercise Leadership course to encourage physical activity and ensure that they are equipped with everything they need to deliver safe, varied and most importantly, fun, exercise sessions that our residents will love.

In addition to this training, our teams will have access to ‘Oomph! On Demand’ which will enable residents to tune into live and recorded exercise sessions – including ballet, salsa and Bollywood dancing. They will also be able to enjoy a wide variety of activity resources, from virtual tours of Scotland to language lessons, history talks to music concerts from their armchairs plus much more. 

 

The Oomph! site also boasts interactive quizzes, activity ideas, an interactive activity calendar; allowing staff and residents to select activities according to their desired wellbeing goal or personal interests.

Miriam Beastall, HR Director at Mariposa Care Group, said:

“The team at Oomph! are bringing something fresh, innovative and just perfect for all the lovely people we care for across our homes. Our Lifestyle teams are just over the moon, helping them be more innovative and effective in their roles.”

We really look forward to seeing how our homes use Oomph! to further enhance our service and ensure our residents are living their best possible lives with us.