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Sherwood Grange hits the right note with Vera Lynn sing-along

March 27th 2017

Residents at Sherwood Grange sung their hearts out as they celebrated Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday by joining a nationwide singalong.

Residents and the team at Sherwood Grange care home on Robin Hood Lane enjoyed a day of singing in celebration of the forces sweetheart’s milestone birthday.

As part of the celebrations, the home took part in its own rendition of Vera Lynn’s iconic song, “We’ll Meet Again”, which has been included a special video message wishing her a happy birthday.

Home manager at Sherwood Grange, Rick Mayne, said: “We had a brilliant day celebrating Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday and the residents thoroughly enjoyed singing memorable hits from their younger years.

“Singing can be a powerful reminiscence activity, and many of the residents will have grown up listening to Vera Lynn’s music. Even when memories become particularly hard to remember, often music can still be recalled, so a group sing-along can be calming for those living with dementia, and can encourage them to talk about memories from their childhood.”

Our state-of-the-art purpose-built care home in Kingston Vale in South West London provides a wide range of quality care in stunning surroundings. At Sherwood Grange we provide round-the-clock residential care for older people, plus short-term respite care and specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. We were delighted to be rated ‘good’ by the CQC at our most recent inspection.

Sherwood Grange
1a Robin Hood Lane
Kingston Vale
London
SW15 3PU

0333 321 1996

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