Forest View Residential’s 1st Birthday - Kibble: Specialist services & support for young people facing adversity
Posted: December 9, 2021

Forest View Residential marks its first anniversary with a day full of smiles. Throughout the year young people have made new friends and many happy memories.

It was up to the kids to decide how Forest View’s first year anniversary would be marked. The fantastic suggestions ranged from going swimming to visiting the cinema, while others made the adventurous choice to climb the Kilpatrick Hills. All agreed the birthday had to be acknowledged properly by filling the day with fun experiences, making it one to remember.

“It was a very important day for my friend, it was his one-year anniversary at Ness house and that is a big thing. We all enjoyed the cinema together and the movie was great.”

Young person

“I wanted to go swimming and the cinema because these are some of my favourite things to do with an adult. I wanted sausage from the chippie for my dinner because it is one of my favourite things to eat.”

Young person

“What a good day we had climbing hills.”

Young person

The decisive nature shown by the kids when planning their day truly demonstrates the growth in their self-confidence and self-esteem throughout the past year.

Although recent times have been unlike any other due to the global pandemic, it is important to celebrate positive milestones and create happy memories to reflect upon. It is often small moments that make bigger and brighter days.

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