A spookily amazing day at Guysfield

The residents of Guysfield Care Home in Hitchin, had fun filled celebrations for Halloween.

Everyone enjoyed  fancy dress, cupcake decorating, pumpkin curving, a tea party and live entertainment to celebrate.

Guysfield residents created themed decorations for the home, including paper baths and spooky masks, with the help of the care team residents decorated the communal areas of their home.

Chef baked some muffins which the residents happily decorated for our afternoon tea party where we spoke about Halloween traditions such as ‘Trick of Treat’, Jack-o-Lanterns, Ghosts and costumes that everyone dresses up in for the day. Some of them they loved, such as costumes, others like trick or treating they weren’t too sure about.

We all had lots of laughs during pumpkin carving. Residents drew on the designs and the care team helped with the carving and emptying of the pumpkins. The funny feeling of the pumpkins insides brought on many different reactions from our residents!

We sealed the day with a late afternoon tea party where a variety of snacks, homemade cheese cake, biscuits and more were provided. Pete Morton joined us at our party singing and playing on his guitar. There were lots of happy faces singing, laughing and applause filled the home.

Guysfield provides residential care in a beautifully converted Country House  for up to 49 elderly people in the conservation village of Willian.

If you would like to find out more about life at Guysfield and the care we offer, or to request a meeting with our Home Manager, please contact us on 0808 223 5509 or guysfield@CaringHomes.org

Guysfield Residential Home

Home Manager

Regina Mparutsa

Address

Willian Road,
Willian,
Letchworth,
Hertfordshire,
SG6 2AB

Contact
0808 223 5509
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To Whom it may concern,

RE: A message from the CEO and Clinical Director

At Caring Homes we are following the latest Government advice and stopping visitors to all our homes, except for essential visits by healthcare professionals who will be required to adhere to strict protocols.

We understand that this may be very difficult for families but we are clear in our duty to ensure we protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our Residents and Colleagues as our top priority.

We want you to know that you can contact your loved ones through calls, emails, video and social media and we will support our Residents to view any messages you send over. We are confident that the teams in our homes are doing all they can to ensure that life remains as comfortable and sociable as possible. There will be a full programme of activities delivered by our in-house health and wellbeing teams.

We hope you will understand and support these actions and any further subsequent measures we might need to put in place.

Yours sincerely

Paul Jeffery – Chief Executive Officer

Frank Cummins – Clinical Director