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Age is no bar to the Olympic spirit

August 6th 2012

Olympic spirit took over Forrester Court care home in Paddington when the residents proved age is no bar to sporting competition.

Residents at the Care UK home were joined by the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Angela Harvey, who presided over a series of sporting tournaments, before presenting medals to the winners.

Residents took part in a warm-up session before the arrival of Cllr Harvey who also gave an opening speech and welcomed a procession of residents, who each represented a different country.

Competitions included the egg and spoon race, basketball, bowling and table tennis and after a celebratory tea, Cllr Harvey presented the medals.

Manager Sue Ann Jones said: “It was a wonderful day, proving that, whatever your age, there is a great deal of fun and camaraderie in sport.

“We may not all be as fast as Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, but our smiles are every bit as wide.”


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The team at Forrester Court provide high quality care in a warm and welcoming home Supporting your loved one through the move to their new home at Forrester Court, our compassionate and highly experienced team take time to know your family member, learning about their lives, and their memories. These details are then incorporated into their personalised care plan, ensuring they receive the very best care possible. Daily activities include dances, craft sessions, and one-to-one activities, and if your loved one enjoys something particular, we’ll do our very best to incorporate it.

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