Halloween at Meadow Bank care homeStaff and Residents at Bamber Bridge’s residential, nursing and nursing memory care home, Meadow Bank, enjoyed a day of pumpkin carving and decorating to get the home ready for Halloween. 

Dawn, Wellbeing Coordinator, visited all units with the pumpkins and carving kits and Residents enjoyed making spooky faces whilst listening to Halloween themed music and singing. 

Once they had finished, the pumpkins were put on display with battery tealight candles.

Everyone loved the singing and decorations and one Resident commented, “This brings back memories of my childhood.”

Another Resident added, “We never used pumpkins when I was young we had turnips to carve instead.”

Also, this October, Residents were given a spooky treat for Halloween. Dawn dressed as a witch and decorated a trolley. She filled it with all different kinds of treats and visited each unit whist playing Halloween themed party songs. 

Residents got up and started dancing and singing and it was smiling all round. 

Dawn had also adapted an old Halloween game to suit the Residents. Instead of bobbing for apples, the Residents played hook an apple which went down a storm.

Nigel Francis, Care Home Manager, remarked, “Dawn did an amazing job everyone had a great time!”