Flowers blooming in September at Pleasant Meadow Manor

The home’s 61 residents receive potted azaleas courtesy of Jim Barry Breakfast Club

Even in autumn, the flowers are blooming at Pleasant Meadow Manor.

The Norwood, Ont. long-term care home was recently on the receiving end of an act of kindness when Dawn Barry, the daughter of Pleasant Meadow Manor resident Mary Barry, delivered 61 potted azaleas, one for each resident.

The flowers were donated by the Children’s Breakfast Club of Canada through the Jim Barry Breakfast Club at Roger Neilson Public School in Peterborough, which Dawn is involved with.

This isn’t the first time Pleasant Meadow Manor residents have received flowers from the organization.

In early March, Dawn delivered spring flowers for each resident. The flowers were planted in the home’s perennial garden so residents can enjoy them every year in spring. 

Kim Williams, the life enrichment co-ordinator at Pleasant Meadow Manor, says kind acts like this have a positive impact on residents.

“The residents really enjoy them, and they add a splash of colour to their rooms,” she says.

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