A taste of Lapland comes to Lytham St Annes

Veko ( Reindeer, 18 months old ), Kyla Byrne ( Fishers Mobile Farm, Elf ), Resident Alison Rimmer an

Veko ( Reindeer, 18 months old ), Kyla Byrne ( Fishers Mobile Farm, Elf ), Resident Alison Rimmer and Resident Eddie Foulkes. - Credit: Archant

A taste of Lapland came to Lytham St Annes when residents at an award-winning care centre were surprised by a festive visit from one of Santa’s elves and two of his reindeer.

The Hamptons in Lytham St Annes, CQC

The Hamptons in Lytham St Annes, CQC - Credit: Archant

Sweeping in from Lapland, the beautiful reindeer brought the elf to The Hamptons to join the care home’s Christmas party celebrations.

Residents and their families, friends and loved ones joined the care home’s staff team for a show-stopping Christmas party complete with three-course Christmas lunch, carols, party games, exchanging of presents and other festive merriment and seasonal good cheer.

The Hamptons main lounge

The Hamptons main lounge - Credit: Archant

Adding a touch of magic and the unmistakable ring of Christmas bells to the celebration were the reindeer – and the residents were delighted with their unforgettable opportunity to touch and see the friendly visitors from the North Pole close-up.

Group commissioning director at New Care, Dawn Collett, commented: “Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for families, and we aim to surprise and delight our residents with seasonal events that bring loved ones together and create special memories. It was wonderful to see our residents interacting with the reindeer and sharing this special celebration with their loved ones.”

The Hamptons restaurant

The Hamptons restaurant - Credit: Archant

Resident at The Hamptons, Ralph Robinson, added: “I can’t remember the last time I was that close to a reindeer. They are such beautiful creatures, it has been lovely to see them close up, it’s really got me into the Christmas spirit.”

Located on Main Drive (behind Booths) in Lytham St Annes, The Hamptons is a ‘new generation’ care facility that features 76 fully furnished bedrooms, all with private en suite wet rooms, a range of stylish and elegant communal lounges and fine dining rooms, a nail bar, hair salon and beautifully landscaped gardens and outdoor areas.

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Designed, built and operated by New Care, one of the UK’s fastest growing development-led care home operators, it has been setting new standards for care and making a significant impact in the local area since it opened 12 months ago.

Rated ‘Outstanding for Care’ by the CQC and with a maximum rating of 10 on carehome.co.uk, The Hamptons provides an exceptional clinical offering including residential, nursing and dementia care services, with all residents receiving individual, person-centred compassionate care enhanced by meaningful daily activities to build confidence and encourage mobility and independence.

For further information, please contact Dawn Collett on 01253 720052 or email enquiries@newcarehomes.com. Alternatively, please visit www.newcarehomes.com.

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