Latest news from Mossley care homeResidents at Sandon, residential and residential dementia care home, in Mossley, have had lots of fun over the past week, getting back in touch with some connections in the local community.

On the 14th of July, pupils in year 9 from the local high school, Mossley Hollins, wanted to do something nice for the Residents. The pupils put together some afternoon tea boxes filled with scones, sandwiches, biscuits, and cakes.

These boxes were hand delivered to each of the Residents which put a huge smile on all of their faces. 

Resident, Mary Jackson Buckly, remarked, “What a lovely surprise, I do enjoy when the children visit.”

Louise Schofield, Wellbeing Coordinator, said, “The smile on the Residents faces when the pupils visit is priceless.”

Then on the 20th July, Glynis who was a regular visitor to the home, returned for another performance after two and a half years. Glynis, who plays the ukulele, was welcomed with open arms by both the staff and Residents and she is loved in the home. There was lots of singing and dancing from both the staff and Residents. 

It was a fantastic day, and everyone can’t wait for her to come back.

Lynne Campbell, Care Home Manager, remarked, “Residents love when entertainers come into the home. Glynis is a favourite amongst everyone!”