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On your marks… Care homes compete in county-wide sports day

August 8th 2017

Mills Meadow in Framlingham hosted ten neighbouring care homes when they competed in a fun sports day event.screen-shot-2018-03-15-at-09-40-12

The team at Mills Meadow on Fore Street welcomed Care UK homes from across the county as residents and care teams competed in a variety of challenges, from a sack race and welly throwing, to a tug of war and a fancy dress competition.

After an energetic morning of traditional games, residents were treated to a delicious barbecue and afternoon tea, prepared specially by the Mills Meadow and Glastonbury Court chefs. Later, teams took part in an Olympic-style awards ceremony to crown the day’s winners, Mills Meadow.  

Marie Reeve, home manager at Mills Meadow, said: “Last year’s event was a great success, so we hopped, skipped and jumped at the chance to host the Care UK sports day again this year. We are part of a strong care home community here in Suffolk and days like this are a great way of bringing us all together for fun, laughter and to celebrate the year’s achievements.” 

Glastonbury Court home manager, Sharlene Van Tonder, who helped orgnaise the event said: “It’s so great to see an event like this all come together after months of hard work preparing for the day. We all had a lovely time, and it was fantastic to see residents, and the care teams making new friends and sharing in laughter and games.”

Wendy Harvey, home manager at Davers Court in Bury St Edmunds who also participated in the sports day added: “We’d like to extend a huge thank you to all those who organised the event and we’re already looking forward to next year!” 

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SL4 5GG (for Sat Nav, use SL4 5HS)

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140 Dragonfly Lane
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Norwich
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0333 321 1980

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There’s a great atmosphere at Cleves Place, helped by our enthusiastic team and keen residents. We take every opportunity to have fun, whether at our own (indoor) street party to commemorate VE Day, or dreaming up unusual sandwich fillings and getting competitive during National Sandwich Week.

Cleves Place
Millfields Way
Haverhill
Suffolk
CB9 0JB

0144 085 7920

Our 80-bed care home specialises in supporting people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Keeping active is the key to staying independent, so we support residents to take part in a range of activities and even have their own small role in the home if that appeals to them – like laying the table for dinner.

Glastonbury Court
Glastonbury Road
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 2EX

0333 321 1989

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Castleton Way
Eye
Suffolk
IP23 7DD

0333 321 1988

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Our new purpose-built care home in the ancient market town of Framlingham is now open. The team in our bright and spacious home plan exciting activities and outings, and residents are welcome to play their part in home life in whatever way they wish, including helping in our lovely gardens.

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Fore Street
Framlingham
Suffolk
IP13 9DF

0333 321 1983

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Our care home team will get to know your loved one to find out everything we can about their life, interests and even the food they enjoy so that we can deliver quality care that’s personalised to their needs. Family members and friends can visit at any time, and we’re always on hand to provide advice and support when you need us.

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Ipswich
Suffolk
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