Visit to Ferfoot Care Home by the 27th Regiment RLC

Ferfoot Care Home in Chippenham, Wiltshire were delighted to welcome four soldiers from the 27th Regiment RLC when they visited on Wednesday 11th October to speak to our residents who had served in the armed forces.

The soldiers took a break from their regular duties to pay a visit to our home and was held to support the veterans’ community. Our resident veterans were very pleased to welcome members who were currently serving and could swap stories about their different experiences. It brought back so many memories for them.

We were even more pleased when they brought a lovely cake with them and presented vouchers for £60 in their uniforms to our Activities Fund which we put towards items for activities and events we hold within our home.

Nicki Stone, Home Manager, commented

“The visit was greatly appreciated by our residents, as well as the soldiers as it provided them an opportunity to trade stories as well as learn from each other.”

27 Regiment RLC is currently based in Travers Barracks, Aldershot and is part of 101 Logistic Brigade. It consists of 77 Headquarters Squadron, 8 Fuel Squadron, 91 Supply Squadron based in Hullavington and 19 Tank Transporter Squadron based in Bulford.

Corporal Suen Simpson wrote the following in our comments book

“Special thanks to Nicki, Sarah and the rest of the staff.  A warm and friendly atmosphere where residents are treated in a caring and professional manner. Really great hosts.”

Ferfoot care home in Chippenham provides specialist residential and dementia care for up to 52 older people.

If you would like to find out more about our events and life at Ferfoot care home, or to arrange a visit, our doors are always open. Please  contact us on 0808 223 5502 or ferfoot@CaringHomes.org.

Ferfoot

Home Manager

Nicki Stone

Address

Old Hardenhuish Lane,
Chippenham,
Wiltshire,
SN14 6HH

Contact
0808 223 5502
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