Sanctuary Care’s homes across the South and South West are hosting some regal themed celebrations and other fabulous events for Care Home Open Days tomorrow.
Friday 17 June marks the fourth annual Care Home Open Day, when homes nationwide welcome people to share a special day with their teams and residents, forging lasting links with their local communities. Sanctuary Care’s South and South West homes, which provide nursing care and dementia care, are wholeheartedly supporting the event for the fourth year running.
For more information on the community events at a care home near you, please contact our Central Services team on 0800 916 1499 – however, highlights include:
At The Rosary Nursing Home in Bridgwater, the team and residents are inviting people to a royal ‘cruise ship’ from 11am, where the team will board ‘HMS Britannia’ with youngsters from Butterflies Nursery, who will be joining the festivities.
There will be games to take part in – including quoits, bowls and golf on a putting green and high-tea refreshments to be enjoyed on ‘deck’, as well as the team and residents being suitably dressed in homemade tiaras and crowns, which they have made especially for the very special occasion.
Meanwhile at Beach Lawns Residential and Nursing Home in Weston-super-Mare are transforming their home into an old-fashioned fairground at 11am, with a coconut shy and other traditional fair games.
In Old Basing, Basingstoke, at Basingfield Court Residential Care Home, will be hosting a County and Western themed barbecue from 2pm, where the team will be dressed to impressed as cowboys. There will also be live music from The Melody Gal at 2pm and George Stephenson at 5pm.
Elsewhere, Ashley House Residential Care Home in Bordon is hosting a street party fit for The Queen at 11am. There will be crown and tiara decorating in the morning, followed by live music entertainment and delicious tea-party refreshments, as well as tasty treats from the home’s very own candy floss machine and ice cream van.
The team and residents at Ivydene Residential and Nursing Home in Ivybridge, Plymouth will be throwing opening their doors at 11am to host a birthday party for The Queen. In the morning there will be themed arts and crafts, followed by a royal garden party with live music entertainment from Kingsmen Barbershop at 3pm.
The royal theme will continue at Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home in Plymstock, when the team and residents dress up as Kings and Queens from 10.30am. There will also be live music from Paradise Jazz Band at 2.30pm.