View Care Homes

01246 558 734

A A A Font Size

 Beach party at Bolton care home

Beach party at Bolton care home

By 10th September, 2020 Press Releases Comments Off

BLUE seas, palm trees and golden sands were brought to a Bolton care home – as residents were treated to a beach party.

Residents at Lever Edge Care Home, on Lever Edge Lane, Great Lever, enjoyed a day at the seaside all without leaving the comfort of their lounge.

They dressed in leis while taking photos in front of a beach scene, which included a backdrop of a tropical island, inflatable palm trees, spades, buckets and sand.

There was also music, games and traditional seaside snacks such as hotdogs, burgers, popcorn, candyfloss and cockles.

Margaret Egan, 74, said: “I really enjoyed it. It brough back memories of taking my children to the beach.”

John Gorner, 66, said: “The best part was eating the cockles.”

Alice Shields, 95, said: “The day was fabulous. It felt like we’d really been on holiday.”

Alix Isherwood, activities coordinator at Lever Edge Care Home, said: “Our residents have been asking to go to the beach, which isn’t possible at the moment, so we brought the beach to them.

“We had a great time at our beach party. Everyone enjoyed the games and music, including Agadoo and the Macarena. Resident Margaret Egan made the afternoon even better by putting on a show for us with her fabulous dancing.”