Residents and the teams at Sanctuary Care homes nationwide will have their glad rags on for National Care Home Open Day.
Friday (20 June) is a day where UK care homes invite local people to share a special day with them, forging lasting links for years to come.
In Oxfordshire, the team at Wantage Nursing Home will don their finest 1940s attire and have their dancing shoes ready for a vintage themed tea dance.
At Heathlands Residential Care Home in Pershore, the gardens will be transformed into a 1950s seaside resort for a day at the beach.
There will be sandpits, a puppet show and old fashioned ice cream trike, plus the Mayor of Pershore, Tony Rowley will open the home’s new corner shop.
At Breme Residential Care Home in Bromsgrove, visitors will be going down the rabbit hole for an Alice in Wonderland-themed Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.
Denise Clark, otherwise known as The Mad Hatter, said: “Our residents love to see us all dressed to the nines, so what better way to celebrate National Care Home Open Day than with a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.”
Meadows House Residential and Nursing Home in London, will be hosting a garden party to open their new sensory dementia gardens.
Local MP Clive Efford and Des Kelly OBE, Executive Director of the National Care Forum will be attending the opening, which will include a vintage tea party.
Do come along and celebrate with us. To find out what is happening at a care home near you visit www.nationalcarehomeopenday.org.uk