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Jul 16, 2021
Residents rolled the dice at a care home in Hailsham when the home team surprised everyone with a pop-up casino.
The team at Care UK’s Bowes House, on Battle Road, went all-in for the ‘casino and mocktails’ event, with team members dressed as croupiers and residents given ‘Bowes House Casino Tokens’ to try their luck.
On the day, the home was adorned with black and red décor to recreate a true Vegas atmosphere, while residents put on their glad-rags to beat the house in casino staples such as roulette.
To top it off, players were treated to homemade mocktails specially prepared by the Bowes House team.
Linda, a resident at Bowes House, said: “It was great fun! I really enjoyed trying the roulette, and the mocktails were delicious.”
Home Manager at Bowes House, Ryan Harris, said: “We are always looking to plan interesting and exciting activities here at Bowes House, and when one team member suggested bringing the casino to residents, we all agreed it was a fantastic idea.
“Our pop-up casino was a great opportunity for residents to reminisce about fun times of days gone by. It proved to be a real success, and you could see from residents’ reactions just how much they enjoyed playing the different games and trying to beat the house – all while enjoying homemade mocktails.
“The team went all in on this event, so it was fantastic to see the smiles on everyone’s faces.”
Bowes House is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has it very own cinema and hairdressers, and there is plenty of space both indoors and out for relaxation and recreation. The home has a comprehensive activity programme, offering a mix of themed events, group activities and days out.
For further information on Bowes House, or to reserve your place, please call customer relations manager Karen Milligan on 01323 888 611 or email email@example.com
For general information please visit careuk.com/bowes-house
25 Battle Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1DU
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