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 Valentine’s Ball gives elderly a night to a remember

Valentine’s Ball gives elderly a night to a remember

By 15th February, 2018 Press Releases Comments Off

DANCING, love songs and tasty treats gave Thornaby care home residents a Valentine’s Day to remember.

A Valentine’s Ball was held for those living at Mandale House Care Home Stockton-on-Tees, with friends, relatives and staff also invited to attend.

The home enjoyed an evening of dancing to love songs and a compilation of fifties and early sixties classics from musical Dreamboats and Petticoats.

They also indulged in a buffet dinner, with fresh cream cakes, and a wide selection of drinks.

Resident Alfred Sarson said: “I loved the Valentine’s Ball. I wasn’t ready for it to end, I was having so much fun.”

Fellow resident Ernest French added: “The evening was amazing. It was so good to be dancing.”

Sarah Robinson, activities coordinator at Mandale House Care Home, on Acklam Road, said: “We wanted to treat our residents to a memorable Valentine’s Day so decided to throw a ball.

“One of our residents, Sheila Slattery, helped us set everything up and choose the music.

“The residents were then joined by staff, relatives and friends for a dance and buffet dinner. Everyone had a wonderful time.”