Cambridgeshire Care Home Launches Community Search For Lost Elves!

Home Meadow residential care home in Toft, near Cambridge, is calling on the local community to help locate some festive elves, lost in isolation!

The home is launching a fun competition, and has hidden four ‘Elf on a Shelf’ figures around the village for people to find. Those who locate the mischievous festive figures are encouraged to take a photo with their find, which is theirs to keep, and share them with the home.

The initiative follows a successful Halloween-themed pebble hunt which attracted lots of participation from local groups and members of the community.

Home Manager Laura Adams, “We had such fun connecting with the community from afar with our Halloween pebble hunt that we knew we wanted to set up a festive equivalent.

“Our team members have been out, covertly hiding these characterful elves around the village for eager eyes to find.  We hope families enjoy searching for them over the coming weeks when out walking around the village.

“It’s so important for us to keep our home and our residents connected with our community, despite the challenges presented by Covid, so I hope people enjoy taking part; we certainly look forward to seeing the photos of our recovered isolating elves in the run-up to Christmas!”

The elves have been hidden and are available to find now; anyone who finds an Elf on the Shelf is asked to send their photos to:  and the photo will be shared with residents and, with permission, shared on Healthcare Homes’ Facebook page.


















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