Open Day at Ambleside Care Home in Stratford-Upon-Avon

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Residents in Stratford-Upon-Avon are invited to take a closer look at the Ambleside care home on Friday 20th June from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, when the Care UK team opens its doors as part of National Care Home Open Day.

Ambleside, which is run by leading health and social care provider Care UK, is fully embracing National Care Home Open Day, which aims to welcome members of the public to their local care homes, connect residents with their communities, and change perceptions of care homes.

Visitors to the Ambleside care home on Evesham Road can take part in a ‘Victorian Seaside’ themed day which will include a donkey race, sandcastle competitions and a traditional Punch and Judy show.  Refreshments and tours of the care home will also be available throughout the day.

Attendees of the open day at Ambleside care home in Stratford-Upon-Avon will also be able to pick up complimentary copies of Care UK’s ‘As Easy As ABC’ guide and the recently launched ‘Listen, Talk, Connect’. The popular guides provide practical information for those caring for loved ones living with dementia, as well as advice on how to communicate with a loved one in a care home and make the most of their visits.

Dawn Leaver, home manager at Ambleside, said: “With 113 care homes across the UK, Care UK has pledged its support to National Care Home Open Day; and on a local level, we are looking forward to welcoming members of the public to Ambleside. 

“Some people do still have misconceptions about care homes, and it is therefore necessary to dispel any myths and to demystify everyday life in a care home.  We are very proud of Ambleside and we are keen to take the opportunity to showcase everything the care home has to offer and the difference it makes to our residents’ lives. 

“On Friday 20th June, visitors will have the opportunity to get to know the team here, and to find out more about the modern care environment and our approach to activity-based care.  We have set out to create a fun and entertaining event for the local community, as well as our residents and their families, and we hope members of the public will join us for what promises to be a memorable day.”

Ambleside is a 60-bedded care home which opened in October 2013.  The state of the art home has been designed to deliver the very best standards of care and to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives.

For further information, please contact customer relations manager Jason Osborne at Ambleside, by emailing jason.osborne@careuk.com or telephone 01789 206580.

The free guides are available to download from the Care UK website at www.careuk.com/talkdementia or www.careuk.com/abc

To find out more about National Care Home Open Day, please go to www.nationalcarehomeopenday.org.uk

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