Pinewood Residential Home, a Maria Mallaband Care Home Group home located just outside St Helier, has celebrated three decades of service to the community with a big birthday party and a week of thank you events, with more than 100 people taking part.
The 48-bed residential home pulled out all the stops in honour of this special milestone, with an abundance of decorations, balloons and bunting, and an anniversary party at the home on March 22.
This event saw those living in the home gather with their relatives, as well as current and some former members of staff, for a buffet lunch and live music from a local musician.
Visitors to the home have been able to look over a photo archive display, with photos stretching back to the home’s grand opening event in 1993, as well as other anniversaries and special events along the way. There was also an abundant display of some of the many thank you cards received by the home and its team over the years.
The week of the anniversary was devoted to thanking the community, with coffee and cake stations set up at the entrance to the home every day to welcome all visitors.
Over the course of the celebrations some 100 visitors, residents and staff took part.
Care Home Lifestyle Coordinator Ioana Adler said:
“It’s not every day you get to celebrate turning 30, so we were determined to make this an occasion to remember. I am so grateful for all those that took part and made it so special – everyone living here at Pinewood with us had the most wonderful time.
“It gave us an opportunity to look back at many good times, to show our appreciation to everyone who has worked with us, supported us, and been part of the life of the home, and to look ahead too.
“We are so proud of the service we’ve provided to this community for three decades, and that we hope to continue offering the best possible care environment for many decades to come.”