Love is in the air across Runwood Homes!
Humfrey Lodge in Thaxted, Essex, had a brilliant time celebrating Valentine’s Day, with food-based activities, arts and crafts, live entertainment and a lunch out! The home was decorated beautifully with a balloon garland, which was assembled with the help of residents and little paper hearts to create a romantic atmosphere! The home were also treated to a live performance from Diane for a war years sing-a-long, as well as card making for their loved ones. Some of the residents also had a lovely trip out to the local pub for Fish and Chips and a drink - which they loved.
Staff at Lower Meadow in Stratford upon Avon hand delivered red heart balloons to residents in celebration of Valentines Day, and the residents loved it!
Residents at Silvanna Court in Wickford, Essex, were treated to a delicious lunch. The homes Wellbeing Lead organised a couples date lunch in the Tea Rooms. The menu was put together by the residents and cooked by the Wellbeing Lead - a display of a lovely whole team approach. Residents said the food and atmosphere was lovely, and it mimicked a real restaurant.
The Grange had a spectacular performance from a brilliant drag queen who was a Danny La Rue tribute. The residents loved the act and having her perform for them.
Victoria House Day Centre service users had a lovely Valentine’s lunch at Watford West Herts College, where they were joined by staff and family members to celebrate the occasion.
Broomhills (Rochford, Essex) residents had a particularly sweet treat for Valentines day when the food trolley came round, offering some chocolates to each of the residents.
Longview celebrated Valentine’s Day with live entertainment from Nick Brown. Staff at the home said “All the residents enjoyed it, we even had resident’s dancing and singing and it was a lovely day.”
Park View (Witham) got into the Valentine’s spirit, with a delicious themed lunch, and the staff dressed the part in their red clothing to spread the love and cheer.
Braywood Gardens had a lovely day making paper flowers, designing cards for their loved ones and decorating delicious cakes. Greta and her husband, who were married in 1967, spent a romantic day together, and Greta enjoyed being pampered and getting her nails painted.
Rose Court residents had a live band performing ‘Clear Waters’ music, whilst enjoying some sweet treats and dancing the day away! The homes Wellbeing Leads handed out chocolates and roses to the residents to give to their loved ones, which was much appreciated. It was a magical day, full of fin, smiling residents and family. Rose Court residents and staff also shared their advice for a happy life!
Park View (Warwick) residents got crafty and put together a beautiful display in the homes entry way, which featured love hearts the residents had made and also celebrated anniversaries of some of the residents - a lovely touch.
At Crowstone House, local children came in to spread the love by handing out heart chocolates and cards they had made at home. Staff wanted to find out what the residents thought the true meaning of love is, and residents wrote their inspirational messages down on a heart to share with one another.
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