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Franklin House and The Burroughs twist and jive during open day

July 12th 2019

 

There were celebrations all round when the teams at two West Drayton care homes welcomed the local community in for a day of art-themed fun and games.

The teams at The Burroughs and Franklin House, welcomed local people for Care Home Open Day, a countrywide initiative set up to develop lasting relationships between care homes and local communities, and to dispel common myths about care home life.   

This year’s theme celebrated the role of arts within care, which is important in encouraging residents’ self-expression, and helps to create meaningful experiences.

At The Burroughs, residents and visitors tapped their toes to live entertainment from an Elvis impersonator, and were treated to a tasty barbecue specially prepared by the home’s chef. 

Meanwhile, residents and visitors at Franklin House enjoyed an art-themed party with arts and crafts, as well as a special visit from a variety of farm animals. Visitors were also treated to a delicious cream tea. 

As part of a nationwide competition for all Care UK homes, The Burroughs and Franklin House also developed works of arts in the lead up to the open day, which were unveiled at the event.

Mathew V Mathew, home manager at Franklin House, said: “Everyone at Franklin House had an amazing time celebrating with the local community for Care Home Open Day 2019. This year’s theme of ‘Celebrating Arts in Care’ was a wonderful opportunity for us to showcase all the brilliant activities we get up to on a daily basis here at Franklin House.”

Bozena Szczepaniak, home manager at The Burroughs, added: “Music can have many therapeutic benefits for older people – especially those living with dementia – by offering them a way to communicate and express themselves, while also triggering happy memories from their younger years and the associated emotions. It’s safe to say a fantastic day was had by all!”

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Delivering high quality nursing care, Franklin House in West Drayton offers care and compassion for your loved one. Providing dedicated and professional care, our team at Franklin House take time to listen to residents, understanding their preferences, interests and who they really are. These details are included in their tailored care to create an all-round person-centred service. With comfortable lounges, spacious dining rooms, and a welcoming atmosphere, your loved one will feel right at home. Outside there are landscaped gardens and inside the home even has its own pub! Your loved one becomes our loved one, allowing you to relax knowing they are safe and cared for.

Franklin House
The Green
Off Rickards Close
West Drayton
Greater London
UB7 7PW

0189 5807 576

  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care

Offering a warm welcome, The Burroughs in West Drayton delivers first class compassionate care for your loved one. Our caring professional team at The Burroughs provides person-centred tailored care for your older family member, and whether you are looking for short term respite or specialist dementia care, we are here to help.

Understanding each resident, their likes and dislikes and listening to their life story is the key to ensuring they receive the care that they require. Working closely with you, your family and medical professionals enables our teams to establish a care plan that delivers.

With three bright, sunny conservatories, comfortable lounges and dining rooms, a café and cinema, The Burroughs offers a homely feel. Daily activities include gentle exercises, quizzes, gardening and craft sessions, but if your loved one wishes to help around the home, they are welcome to join in.

Residents can bring treasured possessions to decorate their rooms, helping them settle in and feel at home, allowing you to relax, knowing that they are happy.

The Burroughs
Mill Road
West Drayton
Middlesex
UB7 7EQ

0333 434 3077

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