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Local care home choir warms up for the big concert

November 27th 2019

PDF icon8004-CWF7166-Key facts sheets-2pp A4-core-Kings Court.pdfA care home in Kidderminster has joined forces with a local school to form an intergenerational choir.

Residents from Care UK’s Brook Court, on Oldnall Road, and pupils from Foley Park Primary Academy are warming up for the Dementia Friendly Choir Concert at Kidderminster Town Hall on Thursday 28th November, where they will be performing a medley of songs.

This is the debut performance at the Dementia Friendly Concert for the choir, and pupils and residents are working hard in rehearsals to make the performance a success.

Gill Pratt, home manager at Brook Court, said: “Intergenerational relationships benefit both residents and the pupils, so the choir is a fantastic way of bringing them together. It’s been really special watching the friendships grow during rehearsals.

“The residents and pupils have picked out some lovely songs, as well as some festive carols, to get into the Christmas spirit, including everyone’s favourite Jingle Bells. I’m very much looking forward to watching the performance - break a leg to all the performers!”

Brook Court is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, nursing, dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. The care home, which features 67 en-suite bedrooms, has been designed to enable its residents to live active and fulfilled lives, while also promoting independence. The care home incorporates space for hobby and leisure activities and includes its own cinema, hairdressing salon and café.

To find out more about Brook Court email Maria Cridge, customer relations manager, on  call on 01562 814 715.

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We were delighted to be rated an overall ‘good’ by the CQC at our last inspection, and we were thrilled to receive an ‘outstanding’ for the caring nature of our team. Our Home Manager, Gill Pratt, was recently award the ‘Dementia Care Manager of the Year’ at the 2020 National Dementia Awards. Gill has created a home with a strong family atmosphere, where every colleague is committed to enabling your loved one to live a fulfilling life. While delivering quality care is at the heart of what we do, we also believe that moving into a care home is just another part of life, so we support residents to continue to enjoy a wonderful lifestyle.

Brook Court
37-38 Oldnall Road
DY10 3HN

0333 321 0920

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