Residents and colleagues at St Mary’s Nursing Home in Moston, Greater Manchester, have enjoyed celebrating Easter – despite having to cancel many planned activities due to the lockdown.
We made Easter cards and watched a film – about Moses and the parting of the waves – on our huge 83” screen.
Some yummy treats have also been eaten by everyone as we made chocolate fudge brownies and enjoyed a fish and chip afternoon – thanks to a delivery service from our local chip shop, Harry’s.
Our activities co-ordinator, Norma, said: “Our residents have enjoyed a range of crafting activities, and also liked getting involved in our DVD singalongs – the latest being ‘Golden Memories Karaoke’. It really sets a great atmosphere in the home.”
In other news, we’ve played ten-pin bowling and produced our own rainbow flags which we’ve hung up outside, containing supportive messages such as ‘Stay safe’ and ‘Be kind’.
We want to give a special thanks to our local Morrisons store too – after hearing that our residents were having no contact with their families, the store manager provided us all with an Easter egg for only 45p each!View more updates from St Marys