We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated activity coordinators, Rebecca and Emma, as well as the Home Manager, Helen, for orchestrating a truly heartwarming intergenerational event. Witnessing our residents engaged in tender moments, sharing cuddles and exchanging gazes with the little ones, was profoundly moving.

The overwhelming support from our staff, families, and the generous community of Pudsey was truly humbling. Our residents were elated to interact with parents, childminders, and children alike, revelling in the joyous atmosphere filled with laughter, singing (courtesy of Disney’s Frozen!), and delightful treats crafted by our talented kitchen staff. From toast to tea, coffee, juice, cakes, and the ever-popular quiche, every offering was met with enthusiasm.

We extend a special acknowledgement to the community members whose generous contributions to our residents’ fund have made a significant impact. With your support, we’ve already secured a performer for next week’s gathering!

In light of the exceptional turnout and positive reception, we’ve decided to host these gatherings biweekly instead of monthly. The enthusiastic response from parents and guardians further fuels our excitement to continue this meaningful initiative.

Helen aptly remarked, “We thought everyone in Pudsey knew about our fabulous care home, but this event has truly put us on the map for people of all ages.” We are honoured to be a part of such a warm and inclusive community, eagerly anticipating the next gathering.

Remember, our doors and hearts remain open, especially for events that foster joy and connection. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to reunite with everyone soon!

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An image of a Hessle resident at St Mary's Riverside, where the residents shared some wise words.Wise Words from the Residents of St Mary's Riverside Care Home
Amazing Gracie Wows Pudsey Residents with Angelic Voice at event at Hutton Manor Care Home for residential and dementia care on the outskirts of Leeds in West Yorkshire.Amazing Gracie Wows Pudsey Residents with Angelic Voice