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Care Home Manager Celebrates A Quarter Of A Century Of Service

25th-Anniversary-celebrations-at-Prince-AlfredIt was a particularly special day for Cheryl Dobie, Home Manager at Prince Alfred care home in Liverpool, after staff and residents threw her a surprise party to celebrate her 25 years of service at the home.

Cheryl started work as a Care Assistant at Prince Alfred on the first day at opened on the 24th April 1991, and so it was a double-celebration for staff and residents.

Residents, staff, and loved ones, as well as guests from neighbouring care homes Willow Gardens, Arundel Park, Bishops Court and Simonsfield, kicked off celebrations with a champagne reception and afternoon tea. The party enjoyed an array of cake and petit fours, some of which were donated by the son of a Prince Alfred resident, who owns a bakery in Liverpool.

Residents and their guests also got into the dancing spirit, with ‘Havana Nights’ a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ themed show from two local ballroom dancers.

The day was all topped off with the presentation of a plaque and a selection of goodies to Cheryl, to celebrate her 25 years of service at Prince Alfred.

Cheryl Dobie, Home Manager at Prince Alfred, commented:

“It was such a lovely day, and the presentation was a massive surprise. I’ve loved my time at Prince Alfred and feel very fortunate to have a great team supporting me.”

Prince Alfred is part of the Embrace Group, and provides residential and physical disability care for older people.

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