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Music across the generations

September 25th 2012

Mums and toddlers were invited to take part in a fun music-making session together with residents at Care UK’s new home.

The session, called Bridging the Gap, saw a number of young visitors arrive at the Colchester Road home to meet residents and get involved in a session of making music together, singing and playing instruments.

Led by Anita Albrey, of Cheeky Chimps, the session proved to be an ideal opportunity to bring different generations together.

Colne View Activities Coordinator Carol Atkins said: “It was a great opportunity for three generations to mix and have fun. Many of our residents are grandparents and even great-grandparents - they loved to have the opportunity to see the little ones playing and to have a chat with their mums.

“The whole place was buzzing and just felt so full of life and energy, it was a really lovely afternoon. It was also really nice for the mums to meet each other for the first time and chat, some of them stayed to have a drink in our coffee shop after the session.”

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Colne View care home has a lively but relaxed atmosphere, including a ‘village green’ with its own coffee shop and cinema. Beautifully furnished lounges around the care home offer cosy spaces where residents can chat with friends and family, or join in with the many activities taking place.

Colne View
Dame Mary Walk
Colchester Road
CO9 2FF (For sat nav, please use post code CO9 2HD)

0333 434 3019

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