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Francis Court celebrates Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday with nationwide sing-along

March 13th 2017

Francis Court is inviting the community to join a nationwide sing-along to celebrate Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday.

Francis Court is inviting people in Copthorne to join them on Saturday 18th March 2017 from 2pm-3.30pm, to strike a chord for the forces’ sweetheart’s milestone birthday.

Residents and the team at the care home will be ensuring visitors are pitch perfect for the rendition of the popular war-time song “We’ll Meet Again”, with lyrics available and tasty treats on hand for all.

Francis Court will be joined by Care UK care homes across the country for the nationwide sing-along to celebrate this special occasion.

Mary Ballesteros, home manager at Francis Court, commented: “We are all looking forward to taking a walk down memory lane and having a good sing-along to celebrate Vera Lynn’s milestone birthday. Singing can be a powerful reminiscence activity, and Vera Lynn has written a number of iconic songs that many residents are likely to have grown up listening to.

“Even when memories become particularly hard to remember, often music can still be recalled, so a group sing-along can often be very calming for those living with dementia, and can encourage them to talk about memories from their childhood.

“We are thrilled to be joining Care UK care homes across the country and look forward to welcoming the people of Copthorne for this special occasion.”

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Our care home in Copthorne, north east of Crawley, cares for up to 87 older people in luxurious, purpose-built surroundings. Every bedroom has an en-suite wet room, and around the home are beautifully designed spaces for relaxing or enjoying activities. Francis Court even has its own hair salon and lovely landscaped gardens. Residents keep busy every day with activities designed around their interests. They’re welcome to do small tasks around the home, and on sunny days residents are often out in the garden, enjoying a cup of tea, a stroll or some gardening.

Francis Court
Borers Arms Road
Copthorne
West Sussex
RH10 3LQ

0333 434 3030

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