‘It’s important for our residents to remain connected to the community’: Care home transformed for Halloween themed event
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Families enjoyed a variety of entertainment as a free Halloween themed event took centre stage at a care home.
Lowestoft-based magician Joshua Pickering enthralled residents and visitors with his tricks at Lilac Lodge and Lavender Cottage care home, in Gorleston Road, Oulton Broad on Sunday, October 28.
Children enjoyed a pumpkin hunt, apple bobbing, a spooky lucky dip, balloon modelling and there were prizes given out in a competition for the best dressed little monster.
Lilac's activities co-ordinator Claire Garrod said: 'The children who came along had a great time and our residents thoroughly enjoyed it.'
Visitors were also given the opportunity to look around the home and discuss any care needs with staff.
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Donations were taken for the residents' fund which supports extra activities and outings.
Manager Zena Stotter said: 'We are always pleased to get a good turnout for our events.
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'It's important for our residents to remain connected to the community.'