East Hill House get on their bike and step up for Sports Relief

At East Hill care home in Liss, this year for Sport Relief, we decided to do a 24hr Bike and Step challenge to raise money for this great cause.

An exercise bike was put in the main lounge and starting from midnight on the Thursday and ending midnight Friday, residents, relatives, friends and members of our team all joined in for the challenge averaging 30 minutes on the bike.

Some of our residents participated by going on walks most of the day, counting their steps as they went and they managed a massive 78,000 steps in total – amazing!

Refreshments and drinks were on hand to ensure everyone stayed well hydrated and we noticed the biscuits proved very popular.

There were also a few competitions on who had the best record in the home.

We all agreed we had so much fun together whilst also enjoying gentle exercise at the same time and were delighted when we found out we fundraised over £175.00. Well done to everyone who took part, you made this a great activity.

Sport Relief is when the British public comes together to get active, raise money and change lives and at East Hill House, we are proud to have helped in a small way to help vulnerable people, across the UK and the world, to live happier, healthier and safer lives.

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East Hill House which provides residential and dementia care for up to 32 elderly people, was awarded ‘Best Dementia Care Home of the Year’ at the prestigious National Dementia Care Awards in 2017.

Rated ‘Good’ by the quality inspector, CQC, we continuously improve the lives of our residents through offering wide ranging activities and events both in and outside of the home involving members of the local community as often as possible.

If you would like to find out more about this event and/or life at East Hill House, please contact us on 0808 223 5501 or easthill.manager@caringhomes.org.

 

East Hill House

Home Manager

Samantha Booty

Address

East Hill Drive,
Hillbrow Road,
Liss,
Hampshire,
GU33 7RR

Contact
0808 223 5501
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