Hollingwood Primary School cheers residents of Brimington Care Centre

Pupils from Hollingwood Primary School brought happineess to elderly people living with dementia.

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 11:23 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 11:26 am
Holmewood Primary School pupils take gifts and sing to residents of Brimington Care Centre.
Holmewood Primary School pupils take gifts and sing to residents of Brimington Care Centre.

The children had gifts for each resident at Brimington Care Centre and entertained them with songs.

Carrie-Ann Burton, activities coordinator at the care centre, said: “The gifts were so very generous.

“The fabulous choir sang four songs to us, reducing some residents and staff to tears because they were so good.

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“Brimington Care Centre is a residential home for those living with dementia and connecting with our local schools and groups is so important.

“It really is a sight to behold when the children visit, something so simple can bring so much happiness to our residents.”
The care home has started a penpal club with the school and have already received 15 letters to reply to. 
Carrie-Ann added: “I think it’s great that school children and care home residents are connecting.

“Every school should follow Hollingwood Primary School’s lead.”