The teams and residents at Sanctuary Care homes enjoyed an array of activities to raise money for BBC Children in Need, raising over £250 between them.
At Ivydene Residential and Nursing Home in Ivybridge, the team and residents paid to don their cosiest nightwear for the day while some of the team’s children joined them wearing their best superhero costumes.
Heather Metcalf, a nurse at the home, also took part in a fundraising swim for the charity – swimming 400 lengths in one hour 58 minutes. Heather’s swim and the pyjama day at the home raised a brilliant £165 in total for the charity.
Heather said: “It was a really great achievement for me – I’m thrilled! I couldn’t have done it without the support from the Ivydene team, our wonderful residents and their relatives.
“I’m delighted to have raised money for such a fantastic cause.”
The team at Cranham Residential Care Home in Worcester had a hair-raising experience with a wacky hair day, while the team at Regent Residential Care Home in Worcester came to work dressed as their favourite superheroes.
Lake View Residential Care Home in Telford was the scene of an Alice in Wonderland-inspired Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, with manager Sally-Ann Matts dressed as the Mad Hatter himself and the home’s administrator Sue Doveston as the Queen of Hearts.
Meanwhile, Ravenhurst Residential Care Home in Stourport-on-Severn was transformed into a dreamy slumberland when residents and the team donned their pyjamas and onesies for the day, raising £20.
BBC Children in Need is an annual fundraising drive held in November, where people up and down the country let their hair down and have fun to raise vital funds for projects which help disadvantaged children across the UK.