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Care home residents spread Christmas cheer with donation to Salvation Army

Grosvenor Manor residents make donation to Salvation Army

The staff and residents at a Chester care home are spreading a little seasonal cheer this month with a festive donation of toys and food parcels to the Ellesmere Port branch of the Salvation Army.

After such a difficult year for so many, the team at New Care’s Grosvenor Manor Care Centre, on Hatchmere Drive, is hoping to make a small difference for some of the most needy within its immediate local community with a donation of essential food items and children’s toys to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal.

The items have been collected by the staff team and also residents’ families who have purchased products to donate and have been collected by representatives from the Ellesmere Port branch of the Salvation Army who will distribute them to those most in need.

Wellbeing coordinator at Grosvenor Manor, Lisa Forth, commented: “With recent events affecting so many people in our local community, ourselves in the care home no exception, we wanted to support the Salvation Army’s food and toy appeal this Christmas.

“One of our residents, Janet, has a friend who works for the Ellesmere Port branch of the Salvation Army so this provided a natural link for us. The whole team has done so well in collecting toys and non-perishable food items and we have donated quiet a significant amount which we hope will spread an additional bit of seasonal cheer in these uncertain and difficult times.”

Resident at Grosvenor Manor, Janet Brown said: “While Christmas is a special time of year, and wonderful when spent with family and friends, it can also be difficult for many, bringing additional financial pressures and monetary concerns. For many years, I have supported the work of the Salvation Army so it seemed natural to me that I could continue this now I’m a resident here at Grosvenor. We’ve mobilised so much support and it’s great to make this donation which will hopefully help local individuals and families when they need it most.”

Jane Simpson from the Salvation Army in Ellesmere Port added: “The Salvation Army is a Christian church and charity that works at the heart of local communities to support and help disadvantaged people. We appreciate donations of all kinds to help facilitate our work and are grateful to all at Grosvenor Manor for this super donation of toys and food items that will help some of those in need in our local community.”

Grosvenor Manor is an expertly designed, state-of-the-art care facility, with an exceptional clinical offering that includes residential, nursing and dementia care services. The care home features elegant private bedrooms with en suite wet rooms, stylish communal lounges and dining rooms, a hairdresser, nail bar and secure beautifully landscaped gardens.