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A wheel dream come true – Bromsgrove care home helps grant resident’s motorbike wish

November 22nd 2019

PDF icon8004-CWF7166-Key facts sheets-2pp A4-core-Hadrian House.pdfA care home in Bromsgrove has granted a resident’s wish by inviting representatives of the BSA Owner’s Club to visit the care home – along with their bikes, of course!

Thanks to the home’s Wishing Tree initiative, the care team at Care UK’s Chandler Court, on Recreation Road, knew that 85 resident, Bob Shuck, spent many happy hours watching workers factory test BSA motorbikes outside his home when he was growing up.

The team got in touch with the local BSA Owner’s Club to organise a surprise visit, so that Bob could see the bikes he’d envied during his childhood once again.  

The home even went one step further and invited Bob’s children and grandchildren down to experience the special day with him.

Jo Gill, home manager at Chandler Court, said: “Our Wishing Tree initiative is very popular, and it’s so rewarding to make residents’ wishes come true.

“Bob is well known by the team for his love of BSA motorbikes, so it was a wonderful moment to see his face light up when he saw them, it was a great day for all involved. Thank you to the BSA Owner’s Club for coming down and showing Bob the bikes, I’ve never seen him smile so much!”

Bob Shuck, resident at Chandler Court, said: “It was so good to see the bikes again and remember how much I love the way they looked. It was a day I will never forget!”

Chandler Court is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, dementia and nursing care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable its residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema, café and hair salon, and there is plenty of space, both indoors and out, for relaxation and recreation.

To find out more about Chandler Court care home, email Shelley Hufton, customer relations manager, at shelley.hufton@careuk.com or call 01527 907 849.

For more general information visit careuk.com/chandler-court

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Run by an experienced, skilled and passionate team, CQC rated ‘good’ Chandler Court care home provides residential care, nursing care, short term respite care and dementia care for older people. Our team will support your loved one to continue to do the things they love, enjoying an experience that’s as individual as they are. We'll get to know your loved one's personality and life story, their passions and interests. That way we can be sure we’re making each day the best it can be, whether it’s rediscovering an old pastime, making new friends or finding a sense of purpose by helping around the home.

Chandler Court
Recreation Road
B61 8DT

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