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

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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.”

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1a Robin Hood Lane, Kingston Vale, Greater London, SW15 3PU

Sherwood Grange

Sherwood Grange

CQC Rating: Outstanding
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  • Dementia care
  • Respite care
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