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Crowborough care home celebrates another successful Care Home Open Day

Added on: 27th April, 2018 by WPRagency

Crowborough care home celebrates another successful Care Home Open Day

Team and residents at Heather View Care Home in Crowborough celebrating the Queen's 92nd birthday. Pictured are lifestyle lead Andrea Butler and resident John Rowler

Last Updated:
Fri, 27 April 2018

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There was fun for all at a Crowborough care home when it invited the local community in for a day of celebrations.

The Care UK team at Heather View on Beacon Road welcomed the people of Crowborough to enjoy Care Home Open Day, a countrywide initiative set up to develop lasting relationships between care homes and local communities, and to dispel common myths about care home life.

The home marked the occasion by throwing a royal-inspired party in honour of the Queen’s 92nd birthday. The team put on a delightful Buckingham Palace garden party, with traditional afternoon tea available for guests to enjoy, complete with a delicious homemade birthday cake for the Queen.

Guests enjoyed live entertainment from local harmonic duo, the Victory Vs, who put on a special performance of everyone’s favourite songs through the ages. Royal expert Nigel Dawson was also on hand to give a fascinating talk all about the Queen, including showing pictures and playing the Queen’s favourite tunes.

Natasha King, home manager at Heather View, said: “We had a fantastic afternoon celebrating Care Home Open Day at Heather View – the residents all really enjoyed marking the Queen’s birthday with a garden party and afternoon tea. The entertainment was brilliant and it was great to see many of our residents up on their feet having a dance.

“Care Home Open Day is all about building bridges with our local community, and showing what life in a care home is really like, so it was wonderful to see so many of our neighbours come along to celebrate. We would like to say a big thank you to Nigel Dawson and the Victory Vs, as well as the people of Crowborough, for making the day so special.”

For more information about Heather View, please call customer relations manager Abby Wells, on 01892 883 574 or email abby.wells@careuk.com.

To find out more about Care Home Open Day, please go to careuk.com/carehomeopenday

For more general information about Heather View please visit careuk.com/heather-view

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