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Community invited to jive at Mountbatten Grange

May 13th 2019


Mountbatten Grange 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 2.30pm - 4.30pm, Mountbatten Grange 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 is widely considered the world’s first rock ‘n’ roll anthem. 

Guests can swing and jive to a rock ‘n’ roll show specially performed by residents and team members at Mountbatten Grange, followed by live entertainment. The home will also 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.

Saad Baig, home manager at Mountbatten Grange, said: “Residents and team members alike have all been rehearsing their dance moves ahead of the big day, so we’re excited to take the community on a journey back to the 1950s to mark the 65th anniversary of Rock Around the Clock. 

“Many residents witnessed the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, and fondly remember the time they spent jiving and swinging in dance halls, so this will be the perfect opportunity to reminisce about their younger years.  

“We look forward to welcoming the community for a fantastic afternoon of reminiscence and rock ‘n’ roll.”

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Care UK’s team at Mountbatten Grange, Windsor, provides compassion and expert care, from respite to specialist dementia care. Our team at Mountbatten Grange offer compassion and expert knowledge, helping your loved one to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible. Taking time to learn their likes and dislikes, interests and life stories, is used to create their personalised care, lifestyle and even menu. With comfortable en-suite rooms, spacious communal areas, a hair and beauty salon, café and sumptuous cinema, Mountbatten Grange offers luxury living, set in stunning gardens that are ideal for sitting and relaxing, going for a quiet stroll or gentle exercising. We also feature large terraces on our upper floors and a private dining room - all with beautiful views of Windsor Castle. Every day, our lifestyle team arranges one-to-one or group activities, which helps to keep your loved ones active, independent and happy into their latter years, while our chef serves up delicious, nutritious meals.

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