Galsworthy go Turkish

Residents at Galsworthy House nursing home in Kingston upon Thames welcomed back the lovely Maria Louisa (belly dancer) and her husband who interact with all residents.

We wanted to make a full day of it from the decoration, to entertainment and the food.

Maria danced with many residents as they clapped and tapped along to the beat of Turkish music. She is a great dancer and included a lot of the belly dancing traditions in her dance such as hip lifts, hip rocks and hip twists along with other parts of the body. There were lots of shimmies which some of the residents had a go at from their chairs.

One of our residents grandchildren were very happy playing the bongos that were bought along!

To finish the day we had a lovely Turkish supper of onion soup, chicken and salad in pitta bread, followed by rum baba and of course a lovely mint tea. A delightful late afternoon was had by all and we look forward to Maria’s return next year.

At Galsworthy House care home in Kingston upon Thames we provide the highest standards of residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 72 elderly residents. You can find us in our prime position on Kingston Hill, where our home enjoys wonderful views over Richmond Park, the largest Royal Park in London.

If you would like to find out more about life at Galsworthy House, our events and activities, or would like to arrange a visit to our home, please contact us on 0808 223 5506 or emailĀ

Galsworthy House Nursing Home


177 Kingston Hill,
Kingston Upon Thames,

0808 223 5506
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