Nursing home celebrates Chinese New Year with authentic banquet

Belinda Jones with Jola Ozyp and Maggie O'brien. Photo: Meadow House

Belinda Jones with Jola Ozyp and Maggie O'brien. Photo: Meadow House - Credit: Meadow House

Residents and staff at a nursing home in Swaffham enjoyed celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year.

Belinda Jones with Jola Ozyp and Maggie O'brien. Photo: Meadow House

Belinda Jones with Jola Ozyp and Maggie O'brien. Photo: Meadow House - Credit: Meadow House

Staff at Meadow House Nursing Home organised an authentic Chinese banquet.

The food was cooked up by activities coordinator, Belinda Jones with the help of colleagues Jolanda Ozyp and Maggie O'Brien.

On the menu was chicken chow mein, egg fried rice, stir fried vegetables and fortune cookies.

The afternoon continued with a quiz organised by one of the home's volunteers, Nev.


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The Chinese New Year celebrations were one of many seasonal and creative activities on offer for the residents at the home.

Staff provide regular entertainment and activities, they also host a range of events for residents, friends, family and members of the community.

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Meadow House Nursing Home is rated as outstanding and provides specialised care for those living with physical disabilities.

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