Olivia, the play therapist, comes with different toys to play with Allegra. Allegra chooses threading colourful beads and posting toys. My little Allegra is methodical and precise and remembers exactly the order in which it was done the previous time (nothing like her forgetful mummy). Playing is an endless challenge with my little Allegra as she is not mobile and confined to our room (4x 6 metres). Also the fact of being here for 80 days straight is a constant battle of the minds.
She knows the playroom is just down the corridor and it is heartbreaking trying to distract her from not going for a walk.