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Ambleside remembers wartime Britain

July 24th 2018

Ambleside hosted an event to honour the anniversary of D-Day. 

Ambleside turned back the clock and gave residents the opportunity to reminisce and share their memories of the momentous day.

Residents got up close to World War Two memorabilia including ration books, rifles, and clothing, which are part of private collections owned by Care UK team members. 

Residents, including Ted Howell who was in the Royal Engineers during World War Two, were also treated to a patriotic afternoon tea, accompanied by live music from The Poppy Sisters – who encouraged residents to sing along to classic 40s hits. 

Clare Mudge, home manager at Ambleside, said: “Here at Ambleside, what is important to residents is important to us. We know D-Day was a key moment in history for residents, and it was fitting to give this day the recognition it deserves. The singing and sharing of stories made for a day that way was thoroughly enjoyed by all residents as they got to remember such a significant moment in their lives.” 

Ambleside 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 and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both in and outdoors for relaxation and recreation.

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The skilled and dedicated team at Ambleside care home delivers a wide range of care, including residential care, short term respite care, nursing care and specialist care for people living with dementia. We were delighted to be rated ‘good’ by the CQC at our last inspection. While delivering quality care is at the heart of what we do, we also believe that moving into a care home is just another part of life, so we support residents to continue to enjoy a wonderful lifestyle. That’s why the home has its own coffee shop, hair and beauty salon and cinema, plus a range of group and one-to-one activities that take place each day.

Ambleside
Evesham Road
Dodwell
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 9ST

0333 321 0923

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