Kenton care home’s festival brings community together to celebrate autumnA harvest festival held at HC-One’s Kirkwood Court Care Home in Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, helped Residents to meet new people, make new friends and have meaningful moments in the company of others.

The event was also in support of Silver Sunday, which helps combat loneliness within the community and helps to increase happiness and wellbeing. 

Kirkwood Court welcomed members of the local community to mark the start of the autumn season on Friday 5th October and hosted a range of harvest themed activities including autumn themed songs, baking bread, gingerbread scarecrows and crumble. 

Georgina Burliinson, Home Manager at HC-One’s Kirkwood Court commented: 

“Combining Silver Sunday and Harvest festival gave Residents the opportunity to get to know people in the community and to build relationships with each other.

“The event was a great success.”

Silver Sunday celebrates older people and helps to combat loneliness, while Harvest Festival celebrates food that’s grown and produced on England’s home soil.