No one could accuse residents and staff at Station House of not throwing themselves whole heartedly into the Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations.
We had a fun filled month of activities which included a commemorative tree planting on June 1st with special quests Edward Timpson MP , Rev Steve Clapham and Wistaston Green school whose year two pupils created a striking textile collage for our reception area.
Families of residents and some local businesses were also invited and after a brief service and refreshments each child received a goodie bag containing a commemorative mug , sweets and a jubilee card.
Other activities included reminiscing about the last 60 years, remembering everything from food prices to the Royal Family and how we celebrate our jubilees.
Residents made a card for the Queen, which was sent to Buckingham Palace.
There was a colouring competition for families , staff and residents with prizes for the winners .
Our active living co-ordinator Paula Chesworth made a royal guard, beefeater and a Care UK pearly queen with residents and families.
Hope House Charity shop lent us an outfit and BHS lent us a manikin which we dressed up as the Queen for our display. Bunting and the British flag were on display and each resident received a card of the special day as a keepsake.
A Jubilee party was held on Sunday 3rd June with quest entertainer Robert Burton accordionist / singer.