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Table tennis can have a life-changing impact on people who access care and support

Table tennis can have a life-changing impact across social care settings in promoting accessible activity, social connection and friendships, according to new research. The report from Table Tennis England and social care charity Community Integrated Care highlights how table tennis can be used in many innovative ways to enhance support, including being effectively used with talking therapies in mental health services, for people who access care and support services. The findings of a two-year exploration of the sport were published in ‘Care To Play – Pioneering Table Tennis in Social Care’ which found that table tennis offers a uniquely inclusive platform


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