Staff and residents and the local community came together at a care home to enjoy summer sun at their seaside themed event.

Glebefields care home, in Drayton Village, Banbury, hosted a variety of activities throughout the day, including tin-can alley, skittles, beach volleyball and a sandcastle competition.

The gardens were transformed into a beach front with a visiting ice cream van.

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In addition, the home’s hospitality team served a traditional fish and chips menu.

Residents Edith and Marlene said: “We thoroughly enjoyed it, seeing so many people having fun in our gardens.

“The vintage ice creams were just perfect.”

General Manager at Glebefields care home Nisha Shaji said: “The day was such fun and it’s not the end of summer fun at Glebefields, we have many more exciting activities lined up for the residents and local community.”


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

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