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Anyone For Tennis? Care Home Residents Celebrate Watching Their Favourite Sporting Fixture

Residents and staff at Austen House care home in Lower Earley, Reading were at the ready for Wimbledon Final on 16th of July with delicious strawberries and cream, all washed down with a glass of Pimm’s.

Tennis fans at Austen House were delighted to be able to watch this year’s 136th Championships. Residents and staff got together to watch the matches and celebrated by having afternoon tea whipped up by head chef Ainsworth Brown with traditional Wimbledon-inspired strawberry and cream treats.

Joseph Patterson, General Manager at the home, said: “We’ve had a fantastic time celebrating the return of Wimbledon, it is always a firm favourite with our residents. We’ve been watching as much as we possibly could this year and enjoyed every minute!”

Resident Roger, commented: “I absolutely love watching Wimbledon, it is definitely my favourite sporting fixture. It was lovely to watch the matches with all my friends here and to enjoy all the delicious treats.”


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