Walstead brave the shave

At Walstead Place care home in Haywards Heath the two SMO’s stepped up for the residents.

Kev and Dave had their head and beards shaved off, we had been speaking for a while about raising money for the residents fund and we had all come up with this idea, which they were up for. So we decided to do it on April Fools Day, which seemed perfect, and got Jennie Thorne our Hairdresser to do the deed!

The residents gathered together outside in the sun ready for the show. Dave went first, has had his beard for over 40 years and his chin has not seen sunlight for all that time.

Kev was waiting in the wings for his shave, as he watched Dave lose his pride and joy, the residents loved it and were cheering them on.

The end result was a very cold Kev and Dave, Kev has worn different hats all week but it is starting to grow back little by little. Well done gentlemen!

Walstead Place Care Home in Haywards Heath is a magnificent 19th century country squire’s residence, sensitively converted to provide the highest standard of residential care for up to 43 elderly residents. The home itself is located in the quietly beautiful hamlet of Walstead, just a mile from Lindfield.

If you would like to find out more about life at Walstead Place, our events and activities, or to arrange a visit, please contact us at Walstead@CaringHomes.org or telephone 0808 223 5543.

Walstead Place Care Home

Home Manager

Jacqueline Ferguson


Scaynes Hill Road,
Haywards Heath,
West Sussex,
RH16 2QG

0808 223 5543
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