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Community invited to jive at Buchanan Court

May 13th 2019


Buchanan Court is inviting the local community to jive to the sound of rock classics from the 1950s.  

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On Monday 20th May, from 2pm-4pm, Buchanan Court on Sudbury Hill is inviting the local community to a 1950s-themed event. This is to mark the 65th anniversary of Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley and the Comets, which widely considered the world’s first rock ‘n’ roll anthem. 

Guests can swing and jive to live entertainment from an Elvis impersonator, while the home will be adorned with 1950s memorabilia, giving everyone an opportunity to step back in time. 

The nationwide initiative, launched by Care UK, sees care homes across the country get together to host rock ‘n’ roll-themed events. The aim is to encourage residents to reminisce about their younger years and share memories of life in the 1950s.

Ruth Halls, home manager at Buchanan Court, said: “The community is an important part of life here at Buchanan Court, so we’re excited to take a trip down memory lane with everyone to mark the 65th anniversary of Rock Around the Clock.

“Singing and dancing can be a powerful reminiscence activity, and our event is sure to bring back a lot of memories, as many residents witnessed the birth of rock ‘n’ roll in the 1950s. We’re looking forward to welcoming local people to celebrate with us – and perhaps even learn a dance move or two.”

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At Harrow’s luxurious Buchanan Court, we have everything your loved one needs to enjoy an enriching and engaging lifestyle. With beautifully decorated en-suite rooms - our ground floor rooms even open directly onto the landscaped gardens, Buchanan Court offers a caring, compassionate home for your loved one. Just a short walk from Sudbury Hill underground station on the Piccadilly line, as well as close to main bus routes, the home is perfectly situated too. Residents can enjoy the welcoming café, hair and beauty salon, have a drink in the home’s own pub, or watch their favourite film in our on-site cinema. Activities and entertainment are a key element of life here at Buchanan Court, and your loved one can join in with any activities they wish, from gardening and quizzes to baking, or even helping around the home. The home has a stunning garden space, including gazebo, water feature and greenhouse that residents enjoy both helping to maintain as well as relax in with loved ones. Supporting your family member through the transition into care, the experienced team at Buchanan Court design a tailored care plan for each resident.

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