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Care Home Transforms Into Blackpool For A Day

Avonbridge Care Home in Hamilton took residents on a delightful journey to the coastal town of Blackpool for a day of cherished memories and reminiscent experiences.

The unique event transported residents back in time, allowing them to relive fond memories and create new ones in a vibrant and joyous atmosphere.

They were treated to a remarkable day filled with the sights, sounds, and tastes of Blackpool. The festivities commenced with the enchanting sounds of the Waltz from the iconic Blackpool Ballroom, filling the air with a nostalgic melody that resonated with residents who had previously visited the iconic seaside resort.

Adding to the excitement and authenticity of the occasion, the Blackpool Donkeys, synonymous with the charm of the resort’s beachfront, made a special appearance. bringing smiles to residents’ faces.

Despite being far from the sandy shores, the residents were able to experience the sensation of dipping their toes in the water and running their fingers through the soft, cool sand.

A trip to Blackpool would not be complete without indulging in some delectable treats. Avonbridge Care Home ensured that residents had the opportunity to relish in the true flavours of the seaside. Residents enjoyed mouthwatering ice cream, the perfect accompaniment to a sunny day by the coast, while the unmistakable scent of freshly cooked fish and chips, paired with a drizzle of vinegar, filled the air, conjuring memories of past seaside visits.

Emma Duffy, Home Manager of Avonbridge Care Home, said: “When the home plans days like these, we take into account every small detail that adds to the full experience. Our goal is to transport residents back to times they have fond memories of and create new ones that they will cherish. Seeing the smiles on their faces and witnessing the joy it brings them is incredibly rewarding.”