Homes’ invitation to dinner
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TWO Surrey care homes are inviting older people who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day to join them for festive food and fun in a warm, friendly atmosphere.
The Bupa- run Collingwood Grange Care Home in Portsmouth Road, Camberley, and Dene Place Care Home, in Ripley Lane, West Horsley, have partnered with Community Christmas, a charity that believes no elderly person in the UK should be alone on Christmas want to be.
Kay Cox, managing director of Bupa Care Services, said: “We know loneliness is a growing issue for elderly people – at Christmas and all year round. It’s great that we Day unless they are in a position to support Community Christmas by opening our doors on Christmas Day to offer our elderly community somewhere they can enjoy some festive food and fun in the company of others. I know our residents are looking forward to welcoming some new faces to the table on Christmas Day.”
For further information about the day or to book your place, call free on 0808 256 4562.
Two care homes are inviting elderly residents who would otherwise be alone to join them for Christmas dinner.