May 26, 2016
From 2pm-4pm, the team at Cherry Orchard will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event. The day is in celebration of Care Home Open Day, a countrywide initiative to create lasting relationships between care homes and their local communities.
This year the team at Cherry Orchard are hosting a summer fete, complete with live entertainment, face painting, a tombola and a raffle. Residents and visitors will be able to enjoy a barbeque and throughout the afternoon there will be fun-filled games for all the family.
Michelle di Bella, home manager at Cherry Orchard, said: “Care Home Open Day is about connecting people and enriching the lives of residents through building lasting relationships with the local community across the generations.
“Opening our doors is also a great opportunity to show what life is really like in a modern care home; and we hope to change any preconceptions people might have while also showing everything Cherry Orchard has to offer.
“We have got a fun day of activities planned and are really looking forward to getting behind Care Home Open Day on Saturday 18th June and welcoming the people of Dagenham to be a part of it.”
Visitors to the Care Home Open Day event at Cherry Orchard will also be able to pick up their copy of Care UK’s Eating as we Age. The latest in a series of free guides for family carers, Eating as we age is packed with hints and tips for keeping healthy and hydrated in older age. The guide can also be downloaded free at www.careuk.com/eat
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