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Runwood Homes Care Home Drapes Exterior in Poppies to Mark Remembrance Day

Low Furlong care home in Shipston-on-Stour have worked alongside the community to create a beautiful wave of poppies, to honour those who have lost their lives at war.

The project started in July, involving many family members, friends and the local surgery to help create knitted poppies to mark Remembrance Day.

The final product was unveiled last week with the help of the Shipton-on-Stour fire brigade, who placed the long draping poppy net over the entrance to the home.

Low Furlong will be participating in a variety of Remembrance Day themed events to pay tribute to past and present heroes.

Overall, the community, residents and family members managed to knit over 400 poppies.

Leanne, Home Manager at Low Furlong care home, said: “‘This project was important for many reasons as it bought residents, staff, relatives and our friends together

It was important because it provided meaningful engagement for residents; we look to ensure that their days and activities are purposeful and that residents have ongoing projects they can get excited and involved in, as well as day-to-day entertainment.

Remembrance Day is so important to all of us at Low Furlong. We have known and cared for many heroes over the years and every year we like to mark the opportunity, to thank them and all others for what they have done for us.”












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