Elderly don dancing shoes for trip to Alnwick Gardens

October 2, 2017

A ‘WONDERFUL’ afternoon tea dance at Alnwick Gardens was held for elderly care home residents.


Waverley Lodge Care Home, in Lemington, Newcastle, took a trip to the stunning Northumberland tourist attraction to attend the Care to Dance event.


Held in the Pavilion Room, overlooking the garden’s magnificent fountain cascade, the residents enjoyed bingo, a raffle, sing-along and lots of dancing.


Resident Anne Francis said: “Alnwick Gardens is a beautiful place. The tea was delicious and I had a lovely dance.”


Michelle Sewell, activities coordinator at Waverley Lodge Care Home, said: “It was wonderful to see how much fun the residents had at this event.


“Being a part of community events is really important for the residents and it was great that we could attend.”


• Waverley Lodge Care Home is part of the Hill Care Group. For further information visit www.hillcare.net.

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