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8 Jul 2015

It was a busy day at Hesslewood House for Care Home Open Day. Residents, families and visitors enjoyed a coffee morning followed by a staff performance of Cinderella in the afternoon. Staff wrote and performed the show that made their audience laugh from start to finish.

Michelle Pepworth, Manager at the care home, said: “We always love welcoming visitors and it was great that so many people came along to celebrate the day with us. We see Care Home Open Day as a way of showing people what life is like in a care home, and to see behind the doors for themselves. “

Care Home Open Day is celebrated by care homes across the country. It aims to encourage stronger relationships between care homes and the local community. It also provides a chance for people to come and
see what life inside a home is really like and get to know some of the fascinating people who live there.

To find out more about working for Four Seasons Health Care please click here

stormont-chod

8 Jul 2015

Stormont Care Home enjoyed a multi-cultural event for Care Home Open Day. Staff dressed up in traditional costume and provided different dishes from around the world for residents, families and visitors to enjoy. The chef also made a wonderful Four Seasons Health Care themed cake.

Joly Shibu, Manager at the home, said: “We always love welcoming visitors and it was great that so many people came along to celebrate the day with us. We see Care Home Open Day as a way of showing people what life is like in a care home, and to see behind the doors for themselves. “

Care Home Open Day is celebrated by care homes across the country. It aims to encourage stronger relationships between care homes and the local community. It also provides a chance for people to come and see what life inside a home is really like and get to know some of the fascinating people who live there.

To find out more about working for Four Seasons Health Care please click here

iris-at-murdoch-house-chod

8 Jul 2015

Murdoch House held a coffee morning with an artistic twist for National Care Home Open Day (June 19th). Residents were able to show off their talents at an Art and Crafts show which took place at the coffee morning. Paintings and photographs were put up around the home including the work of Roy, one of the residents, who loves his photography. Iris (seen here in the photograph), who is 100 years old, also took full advantage of this by displaying her beautiful embroidery.

Christine Tyrrell, Manager at the home, said: “We always love welcoming visitors and it was great that so many people came along to celebrate the day with us. We see Care Home Open Day as a way of showing people what life is like in a care home, and to see behind the doors for themselves. “

Care Home Open Day is celebrated by care homes across the country. It aims to encourage stronger relationships between care homes and the local community. It also provides a chance for people to come and see what life inside a home is really like and get to know some of the fascinating people who live there.

To find out more about working for Four Seasons Health Care please click here

joke day at care home in houghton le spring

7 Jul 2015

Laughter is the best medicine at Elizabeth Fleming Care Home as they celebrate International Joke Day (1st July).

Staff took advantage of International Joke Day by dressing up as their much-loved comedy characters from books and films - the most popular being Wally from the famous books Where’s Wally?

International Joke Day is aimed to bring people together with laughter and the residents at Elizabeth Fleming Care Home thoroughly enjoyed the day by sharing their favourite jokes and stories with one another.

" We all love a good laugh at Elizabeth Fleming and International Joke Day was a natural thing for us all to celebrate. There was a lot of nostalgia with many residents sharing some of the jokes they learned when they were younger, " said Home Manager Lorraine Woods.

st-catherines-chod

7 Jul 2015

St. Catherines Care Home, Horwich held a western style party for National Care Home Open Day (June 19th). The home was completely decked out as a western town with its own saloon, jail, watering and feeding holes. Residents, staff and visitors embraced the theme by wearing Stetsons, sombreros and cowboy outfits. Young and old came together to enjoy the wonderful day with lots of party games, music and great food.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Horwich also joined in the afternoon’s festivities with the Mayoress joining in the line dancing arranged by local dance group. A daughter of one of the residents even rode in on her horse dressed as a cowgirl much to the delight of her father who lives at the home.

Gillian Johnson, Manager at the home, said: “We always love welcoming visitors and it was great that so many people came along to celebrate the day with us. We see Care Home Open Day as a way of showing people what life is like in a care home, and to see behind the doors for themselves. “

Care Home Open Day is celebrated by care homes across the country. It aims to encourage stronger relationships between care homes and the local community. It also provides a chance for people to come and see what life inside a home is really like and get to know some of the fascinating people who live there.

To find out more about working for Four Seasons Health Care please click here

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