Upton Bay care home based in Hamworthy took part in a memory walk on Thursday 14 September, which was open to residents, their families and the local community to come along and show their support. They walked around the circumference of Hamworthy Park and afterwards enjoyed refreshments in the café.
Organised by Karen Grant A’Court, the Activities Lead who managed to raise over £200 (for the Alzheimer’ society) also completed a 7.5km memory walk on Sunday. Karen walked from Bournemouth to Canford Cliffs, this was the official Bournemouth Alzheimer’s memory walk.
Mevin Sohorye, General Manager at Upton Bay care home, said: “At our home we care for a lot of people living with dementia and provide support for them and their families. We have a Memory Lane Community, an environment purposely designed to help those with dementia live active and meaningful lives.”
Upton Bay Care Home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering personalised care across its care homes and hospitals. Upton Bay provides residential care and dementia care for 68 residents from respite care to long term stays.