Italian day at Magna

The residents from Magna Care Centre in Wimbourne were gathered together in the lounge to help enjoy an Italian themed day where we shared Italian facts, music, food and a quiz.

The residents communal lounge area was decorated with Italian bunting and a large flag. The purpose of this event was in aid of welcoming our Italian resident Tony (featured in the photo with Limoncello) Tony has come all the way from Italy to reside with us for a short while.

Residents were invited to taste various different Italian foods which included Mortadella, Parma ham, salami, vine tomatoes, mozzarella, olives, sun dried tomatoes, and bread sticks accompanied with hot Rosemary bread. To help wash down the food they enjoyed a glass or two of Limoncello …

After our mini morning taster residents were accompanied to our restaurant where they could enjoy an Italian themed lunch. The options were …

Antipasto (starters)

Minestrone Alla Milanese (minestrone soup)

Insalata Tricolore (mozzarella, tomato and basil)

Portata Principale (main)

Spaghetti bolgnese con polpette (bolognese with meatballs)

Pollo arrabiata (chicken arrabiata)

Dolci (pudding)


Tutti frutti


In the afternoon residents enjoyed relaxing with the Italian job movie. We look forward to our next theme day!

The Magna nursing home in Wimborne is a stunning Care Centre providing residential and specialist nursing care for up to 63 elderly residents.

If you would like to find out more about life at Magna Care Centre, what is happening at the home, events, or to arrange a visit, please contact us on 0808 223 5541 or email

Magna Care Centre

Home Manager

Sheena Croston


Arrowsmith Road,
Canford Magna,
BH21 3BQ

0808 223 5541
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