Wisbech care home are joined by nursery pupils to raise funds and awareness for dementia

PUBLISHED: 11:19 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:19 15 December 2017

Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.

Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.

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Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech was host to a Christmas Elf activity day with nursery pupils to raise funds and awareness for families affected by dementia.

Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.

Lyncroft staff dressed up as elves and residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery, who took part in festive activities followed by lunch with the residents.

Jan Davison, home manager, said: “We had an absolutely fantastic Elf Day, the children were thrilled to see the staff all dressed up in their Elf Day costumes.

Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.

“The residents loved taking part in the candy cane treasure hunt; I don’t know who was more excited, them or the children!”

The home has been enjoying regular visits from the children and they said to have had a ‘great time taking part in the special Christmas themed activities’.

Rated “Outstading” by OFSTED in September 2015, Wisbech Day Nursery has been established since 2010 and is located close to the town centre of Wisbech. The nursery offers full time and sessional day care for children from birth to school age.

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