Going for gold! Enfield care home hosts sports day for local community

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With the Olympics fast approaching, a local care home is limbering up for its very own sporting tournament.

On Friday, July 26 from 2pm-5pm, Care UK’s Elizabeth Lodge on Pennington Drive will be bringing Paris to Enfield as it opens its doors for local people to enjoy their own version of the Games.

The event comes as Elizabeth Lodge joins The Big Care UK Sports Day, which sees more than 130 Care UK homes across the UK host sports days for the local community and showcase what life in a care home is really like.

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Guests can soak up the sporting atmosphere and, for those daring to compete, have the chance to win their own gold medals with an afternoon of fun and games, including relay races, dartboard games and water games.

Residents at Care UK's care homes get active for sports day.Residents at Care UK's care homes get active for sports day.
Residents at Care UK's care homes get active for sports day.

Visitors can also enjoy a traditional summer barbecue cooked by the home’s talented head chef alongside ice creams and slushies.

Michelle Sampang, Home Manager at Elizabeth Lodge, said: “We’re delighted to be welcoming the local community to join our own sporting celebrations.

“We are part of a strong community here in Enfield, and days like this are a fantastic way of bringing us all together for a little healthy competition and to celebrate this year’s summer of sport, all while showcasing exactly what life is like here at Elizabeth Lodge.

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“The day not only promises a lot of laughter and enjoyment for all involved, but also is an excellent way for residents to meet and mingle with lots of new faces – and some familiar ones – while keeping active. We can’t wait until kick-off!”

To find out more about The Big Care UK Sports Day, please visit: careuk.com/care-uk-sports-day

To find out more about Elizabeth Lodge or to book your place on the event, please contact Customer Relations Manager Jaime Stubberfield on 0333 4343 024 or email j[email protected]

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