Residents and staff at Bushey House Beaumont care home in Bushey have been cheering on Team England throughout the Commonwealth Games. The home has been decked out with flags and residents have been enjoying all the action over the past two weeks. Everyone at the home has loved seeing all of our amazing athletes progress it inspired them to host their own games.
Sports fans at Bushey House were delighted to be able to watch this year’s Games, especially given they are taking place on home soil in Birmingham. Residents enjoyed it so much they decided to hold their own events in the Bushey House games. Residents and staff have had a brilliant time getting together to take part in event’s including Bowls, Darts and Croquet. There was a closing ceremony where the winning team were presented with a trophy.
Mary Jane, General Manager at the home, said: “We have loved watching the Commonwealth Games, but it was even more fun holding our very own games. It was fantastic cheering everyone on and we had such a lot of fun staging our own opening and closing ceremonies.”
Resident, Mary Beckett commented: “I absolutely loved being on the Croquet team in the Bushey House Games, it reminded me of when I was younger and my family played in our garden. I was rather good back then and I still have it now!”