During the challenging Coronavirus lockdown period with restricted visits, residents at St Johns Nursing Home in Droitwich have found a welcome distraction by exploring the various European countries with a ‘virtual coach trip’, which enabled them to enjoy the history, food and scenery of lots of different places from the comfort of the home.
The week-long activity saw a different country being explored each day, including, France, Spain, Italy and Sweden. As well as enjoying culinary delights from these places, the residents also loved tasting the various wine.
Allan Riley, home manager at the Shaw healthcare run home, commented: ‘It’s important to offer a varied range of activities for our residents and even more so now that the they are missing out on visits from family and friends due to the lockdown restrictions. The virtual coach trip really saw