St Mary's Court Care Home, Braintree, Essex

Dancing through the decades at Braintree care home

By 23rd September, 2015 News Comments Off

John Travolta look alike singing to a residentResidents and staff at The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes, near Braintree, enjoyed music from the 40’s through to the 00’s when multi tribute act Recollections provided entertainment for all.

Family and friends joined residents as Saul Watts and Pollie Hall from the tribute act filled The New Deanery’s stunning 10 acre gardens with hits from the likes of Elvis Presley, John Travolta, Olivia Newton John, Amy Winehouse and many more.

Jo Crosby, Head of Activities at The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court, said: “The day was such great fun. We were up and dancing our way through the decades and everyone had smiles on their faces.Elvin impersonator singing to a resident

“We always hold lots of fun events for our residents and love it when their friends and family join us too.”

Gwen Parker, a relative of a resident at The New Deanery, enjoyed the event, she said: “It’s great when there is entertainment like this, it’s such fun to listen to live music and have a dance. The team does such a great job to ensure there’s lots for the residents to do.”

Olivia Newton John impersonator singingActivities at the New Deanery and St Mary’s Court were praised in an independent survey commissioned by owners Sonnet Care Homes, with 100% of relatives and 96% of residents describing the activities as sufficient and varied.

To enquire about accommodation and respite care at The New Deanery or St Mary’s Court, please call 01376 328600 for St Mary’s Court or 01376 558555 for The New Deanery. Or visit www.thenewdeanery.co.uk or www.stmaryscourt.co.uk for more information.

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