Bucklesham Grange care home celebrates Valentine’s Day

Residents at Bucklesham Grange Residential Home enjoyed a day of activities on Valentines Day .Resid

Residents at Bucklesham Grange Residential Home enjoyed a day of activities on Valentines Day .Residents decorated cookies and were given chocolates and roses. L-R Tanya Finch, Pauline Acres and Pamela Mills. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Love was in the air at a Suffolk care home as residents enjoyed a Valentine’s Day treat.

Residents at Bucklesham Grange Residential Home enjoyed a day of activities on Valentines Day .Resid

Residents at Bucklesham Grange Residential Home enjoyed a day of activities on Valentines Day .Residents decorated cookies and were given chocolates and roses. L-R Tanya Finch, Pauline Acres and Pamela Mills. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Bucklesham Grange care home was decorated with fresh roses and confetti and each of the 65 residents was given flowers and a card from members of staff.

The care home chef also baked up a heart-shaped cake and in the afternoon residents helped decorate cookies.

Tanya Finch, life style assistant at the care home, said the staff had great fun presenting the residents with gifts.

She added: “It was nice to remind them that even though they have a loving family, we are their family too and are there for them.

“We think our residents really appreciated the gesture, and the roses will make a really nice keepsake and reminder of the activity.”