To send off 2022 with a bang, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services client, Mr Stuart Marsh, took a special trip down memory lane, with the assistance of his Home Support Worker.
Coordinator, Kerry Hoppo, explains, ‘Stuart receives social support each week, and enjoys various outings with Denise.’
‘They recently got to talking about Stuart’s time as a crop and dairy farmer in New South Wales many years ago, and Denise learned about his interest in tractors.’
Much to Mr Marsh’s excitement, Resthaven planned a trip to his local John Deere franchise — Emmetts — in Murray Bridge.
‘Looking at the tractors, he was able to tell Denise what motors they were, and what each one is used for, which brought up many memories of how farm-life was back in the day.’
‘The highlight of the trip was when they were shown a million-dollar header. A very excited Stuart had his photo taken with it.’
‘Before the day was over, Emmetts’ staff invited Stuart into their office, where they showed him the photo archive showcasing the farming equipment over the years, and Stuart had many stories of his own to share with them.’
‘Stuart enjoyed his day trip with Denise so much that he visited our office at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge SA 5253, to show the photo of him and the header. He was so thrilled to share his experience with Resthaven’s team!’
Thank you for sharing your trip down memory lane with us, Mr Marsh!
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