Going for gold! Harrow care home host 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 Saturday, July 27 from 2 pm, Care UK’s Buchanan Court, on Sudbury Hill, will be bringing Paris to Harrow as it opens its doors for local people to enjoy their own versions of the Games.

The event comes as Buchanan Court 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 afternoons of fun and games, including egg-and-spoon races, tug of war, and knockout tennis tournaments.

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 light refreshments alongside the games which are open to relatives, residents, team members, and the local community.

Esther Adams, Home Manager at Buchanan Court, 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 Harrow, 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 at Care UK care homes.

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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 Buchanan Court, or to book your place on the event, please contact Customer Relations Manager, Lorelei Shepherd, on 020 3504 7077, or email [email protected]

Buchanan Court provides full-time residential and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the home has its very own bar and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both in and outdoors for relaxation and recreation.

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